ANNIE IDIBIA LOSES FATHER TO CANCER

Annie Idibia is quite is a sorrowful mood as she lost her father to cancer in the early hours of today. The actress who announced that her father is dead, revealed that he fought so hard. Annie Idibia first talked about her father this year, when she revealed she doesn’t want to be known just as Tuface’s wife. Recounting the time she spent with her father, she said; “This year started for me quite tough. I spent the first three months of this year in the hospital with my father because…

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SOME SALIENT CANCER SIGNS YOU MUST NOT IGNORE

Dr. Sylvester Ikhisemojie Around the world today, there is a steady rise in the incidence of cancer. It cuts across all age groups and nobody has immunity to developing it in any form. However, in a previous essay on this page, we saw evidence that indicated that cancer cells develop all the time but that certain factors within our bodies prevent them from developing further to cause disease. We also saw that for those people in whom diseases develop, this intricate form of self-regulation fails and the cancer is able…

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A Twitter user@KcUzoka has accused another Twitter user of using the picture of his dead classmate to extort money from Nigerians all in a bid to con them. Read the post by KcUzoka and see the pictures of the man who died last year but someone is using his pictures, while down with cancer to solicit for money   I did like to report a case of Fraud here. Emmanuel Odinaka Emma is using the pictures of my secondary school classmate, Mr Paul Arisa, who died last year of cancer…

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CANCER NOW ONE OF THE TOP KILLERS IN IBADAN IN 3 CONSECUTIVE YEARS – UI REVEALS

HEALTH NEWS By Sade Oguntola On Mar 25, 2019 Chief Medical Director, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Professor Abiodun Otegbayo has said cancer remains one of the top killer diseases in the hospital in the last three years. Professor Otegbayo made the disclosure at the opening of a four-day workshop with the theme “Pharmaceutical Care in Oncology Practice” organised by the Pharmacy Department of the hospital in collaboration with Centre for Global Health, University of Chicago, USA. The CMD, who was represented by the Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, Dr Victor…

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I CHOSE TO REMOVE MY BREAST TO SURVIVE CANCER – ONDO FIRST LADY, BETTY AKEREDOLU

Mrs. Betty Akeredolu is the wife of the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN). She talks about the need for adequate awareness on breast cancer and how she survived an encounter with the disease with PETER DADA How would you describe your encounter with breast cancer? I am a breast cancer survivor, 20 years now and still counting. It all started in 1997 when I was diagnosed with it. I never knew anyone who had that experience and the little information I got from the cable television stations wasn’t something we…

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PRETTY 24-YR OLD LADY WHO SURVIVED BREAST CANCER SHARES HER STORY, SEE PIX

 beautify lady identified as Jessica Geneva Florence, 24, was diagnosed of breast cancer at age 22 after she was diagnosed, she thought she would never feel like the same woman she was before because she lost the only thing she knew, made her a woman. She wrote on her social media page: “FIRST OF ALL … My name is Jessica Geneva Florence. I am now 24 years old, and I survived , better yet SLAYED breast cancer! Death to this silent monster!!! I am finally putting you to rest. Today…

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STRESS NOW CAUSES ARTHRITIS, CANCER

Going by scientific findings showing the negative impact of stress on health, scientists have affirmed that it is as bad as a highfat diet for women. These are the findings of a study published in the journal ‘Nature Scientific Reports’. According to the researchers, exposure to stressful situations may change women’s gut bacteria without affecting men’s. Stress is primarily a physical response. When stressed, the body thinks it is under attack and switches to ‘fight or flight’ mode, releasing a complex mix of hormones and chemicals such as adren- aline,…

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BREASTS ARE NO BIG DEAL, YANK THEM OFF OF THEY ARE CANCEROUS- PNSO FIRST LADY

Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu is the wife of Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN). She is also the founder of Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN). She spoke with reporters in Akure on her advocacy programme on breast cancer treatment and other salient issues. DAMISI OJO was there. What actually informed the birth of BRECAN and how far you have gone on its advocacy? I am a breast cancer survivor of 20 years now and still counting. It all started in 1997 when I was diagnosed with it. I never knew…

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EDUCATION MINISTER OF STATE FLOWN ABROAD IS SUFFERING FROM PROSTRATE CANCER – SOURCES

Friday Olokor and Olaleye Aluko The Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah, who is grappling with prostrate and urinary ailments, has been flown to the United States for treatment, The PUNCHlearnt on Tuesday. A senior director in a parastatal in the ministry, who spoke on condition of anonymity, however, said it was not a very serious matter. “It is the normal sickness of old people, prostate problem. But it is not a very serious matter. It is just that he decided to rest in the US. As far as the…

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CANCER CENTRE OF NATIONAL HOSPITAL TO BE COMPLETED BY DECEMBER- HEALTH MINISTER

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has assured Federal Government’s commitment to complete National Hospital Cancer Centre latest December. Adewole gave the assurance at the Cancer Summit organised by Cancer Education and Advocacy Foundation of Nigeria (CEAFON) on Tuesday in Abuja. The theme of the summit is “Funding Cancer Care in Nigeria: The Way Forward’’ and sub themes — “Cancer Management in Nigeria: Recent Advances in Breast, Cervical, Prostrate and Haematological Cancer.” The minister described cancer scenario in the country as frightening, noting…

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