World Cancer Day
Eating the right diet including vegetables, fresh fruits, tiger-nuts milk and engaging in exercise can prevent cancer, experts have said.
As the world marks World Cancer Day, today, the multi-billion naira International Cancer Centre (ICC) located on Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport road in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), is yet to take off 12 years after the project was established.
1 Mar 2021
The Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) says it conducted free cancer screening for 1,918 persons across the country as part of activities to mark the 2021 World Cancer Day.
19 Feb 2021
As part of activities to mark the World Cancer Day, Heartwells Foundation has hosted art for cancer exhibition. The exhibition showcased paintings, sculptures and works from notable Nigerian artists...
5 Feb 2020
The challenge is the fact that cancer is on the increase all over the world but much more in Nigeria. So much so that it will not be out of place if we say there is an explosion or whatever; it is of that proportion now.
9 Feb 2019
In commemoration of this year’s World Cancer Day and demonstration of its unwavering commitment to the fight against breast cancer in Nigeria, Polaris Bank has urged Nigerians to adhere to quality eating habit and healthy lifestyle to avoid contracting cancer.
4 Feb 2019
A sharp increase in the rate of obesity-linked cancers among young adults in the United States could foreshadow a reversal in the overall decline in cancer mortality, researchers warned Monday. In a sweeping study covering two-thirds of the US population, they showed that half a dozen cancers for which obesity is a known risk factor…
4 Feb 2018
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has called on scientists across the globe working on the cure for cancer to intensify efforts in the discovery of an urgent cure for the illness to bring succour to those suffering from it. He also made a case for urgent action by relevant stakeholders in the health sector…
4 Feb 2018
It is bitter, but that is the truth. Four out of every five Nigerians diagnosed with cancer ends up dying...
17 Feb 2017
It is cancer when the tumour becomes malignant which is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the tendency of invading or spreading to other parts of the body.
16 Feb 2017
As part of its efforts to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection and treatment, Pfizer joined the rest of the world to commemorate World Cancer Day.