Olaniyan Olumide, the Assistant General Manager, Central Forecast Office of NiMET, gave the advice on Friday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Anyigba, Kogi.
She said: “Children also suffer cancer, childhood cancer is treatable if detected early; cancer is not only for the adult, it also occurs in some infant.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women globally
The minister via a statement issued by Boade Akinola, Director Media and Public Relations of the ministry on Sunday in Abuja also said individuals have roles to play to check cancer.
Yukiya Amano, the Director-General of IAEA, said millions of people continued to suffer from cancer in developing countries due to lack of access to effective prevention, screening, early diagnosis and treatment
Alcohol damages the DNA of stem cells responsible for producing new blood, according to a mouse study, which may explain the link between drinking and cancer, scientists said on Wednesday.
Adewole said this at the inauguration of the National Hospital’s Radiotherapy Centre with new Multilevel Linear Accelerator for cancer treatment
The advice is among the additions to the WHO Model list of essential medicines for 2017, which includes medicines for HIV, hepatitis C, tuberculosis and leukaemia
Alhassan stated this in Ilorin, Kwara State on Monday during the inauguration of a Cancer Centre by the Life Empowers Anchors Hope, the foundation of Omolewa Ahmed, the wife of the Kwara State Governor
Lehr made the assertion while delivering a keynote address at the 1st Nigeria Food Safety and Investment Forum in Lagos
Deyin told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Jos that such case could occur because the Human Papilloma Virus easily infected a young woman’s cervix due to premature cells in the cervix
Dr. Ramatu Hassan, the National Coordinator, National Control Programme, Federal Ministry of Health, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja
Adeolu told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja that particular chemicals used in the production of plastic containers increased the risk of having certain types of cancer
'Much more important also in our 2017 budget, we want to upgrade seven more centres for the treatment of cancer. As we are talking today, there is no public hospital in Nigeria that has cancer treatment machine that is working'
He also advised them to eat more of fruits, avoid fatty foods and desist from such foods that contain preservatives. According to him, it is unfortunate that in spite of the enlightenment on how to detect early signs of cancer, many people…