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Joke Silva Loses Sister To Cancer

Joke Silva Loses Sister To Cancer

A younger sister to veteran Nollywood actress Joke Silva, Bisi, died on Tuesday after a protracted battle with cancer.

Bello Offers 5,000 Free Breast, Cervical Cancer Screening

Bello Offers 5,000 Free Breast, Cervical Cancer Screening

Dr Amina Bello, the wife of Niger Governor, Sani Bello, has offered free breast and cervical cancer screening to 5,000 women in the last two years.

Don Reveals How Rotten Tomatoes Can Cause Cancer

Don Reveals How Rotten Tomatoes Can Cause Cancer

A nutritionist, Toyin Aliu has revealed that the consumption of rotten tomatoes, popularly known as "esa," could cause cancer.

World Cancer Day: Pelé Remembers Johan Cruyff

World Cancer Day: Pelé Remembers Johan Cruyff

Brazil soccer legend, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as Pelé has paid tribute to his “friend” Johan Cruyff (of blessed memory) on February 4 – World Cancer Day. By so doing, Pelé lends his voice to the campaign against cancer. Concise News reports that Cruyff – a successful football player and coach – died peacefully on March 24, […]

World Cancer Day 2019: All You Need To Know

World Cancer Day 2019: All You Need To Know

Read all you need to know about Cancer and World Cancer day an annual celebration observed every 4th of February to raise awareness among people about the deadly disease.

Cancer Not A Death Sentence – Survivors

Cancer Not A Death Sentence – Survivors

The Abuja Breast Cancer Support Group has enjoined cancer patients to be optimistic and know that the disease is not a death sentence.

NAFDAC Highlights Effect Of Bleaching Cream

NAFDAC Highlights Effect Of Bleaching Cream

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned on users of skin whitening products of possibility cancer and kidney failure.

Former Chelsea Striker Survives Cancer

Former Chelsea Striker Survives Cancer

Former Chelsea striker and manager Gianluca Vialli has revealed how he quietly overcame a battle with cancer.

Smoking, Excessive Alcohol Intake ‘Increase Risk’ Of Colon Cancer

Smoking, Excessive Alcohol Intake ‘Increase Risk’ Of Colon Cancer

Ehiatamah Ehinomem, an oncologist with National Hospital, Abuja, has warned that smoking and excessive intake of alcohol can increase the risk of developing colon cancer. The oncologist gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Ehinomem said genetic mutation, exposure to radiation emitting from phones, computers, microwaves, electrical gadgets, viral […]

Why Obesity Increases Cancer Risk

Why Obesity Increases Cancer Risk

Scientists say that a new discovery could explain why obese people are more likely to develop cancer.

Ondo Approves N1.5bn For Cancer Treatment Centre

Ondo Approves N1.5bn For Cancer Treatment Centre

The Ondo State Government said that it had approved N1.5 billion for the development of a cancer treatment centre in the state.

Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen In Another Battle With Cancer

Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen In Another Battle With Cancer

The billionaire co-founder of US software giant Microsoft Paul Allen on Monday revealed he is in a new battle with cancer.

Rotten Tomatoes Cause Cancer, NAFDAC Warns

Rotten Tomatoes Cause Cancer, NAFDAC Warns

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians against the consumption of rotten tomatoes to forestall cancer.

House Of Reps Member Dies At 54

House Of Reps Member Dies At 54

Hon. Funke Adedoyin, the lawmaker representing Irepodun/Oke-Ero/Isin/Ekiti Federal Constituency of Kwara state at the House of Representatives is dead.

Prostate Cancer, An Epidemic-in-waiting – Don

Prostate Cancer, An Epidemic-in-waiting – Don

Urologist at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Prof. Sulyman Kuranga, has described prostate cancer as an “epidemic in waiting” in Africa.

Cancer Kills 72,000 Nigerians Yearly – NGO

Cancer Kills 72,000 Nigerians Yearly – NGO

The Executive Director, Project Pink Blue, an NGO, Mr Runcie Chidebe, said Nigeria records about 102,000 new cases of cancer every year and a significant low surviving rate.

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