Sound Sultan died in the United States of America on Sunday at the age of 44. He died of cancer of the lymphatic system
PremiumTimes reports that his close friends said that he was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, an aggressive cancer of the blood.
Nwokwu, a consultant at the National Cancer Control Programme of the Ministry of Health, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Sunday that cancer could start from any part of the body and its complications could affect the heart “but it can’t start from the heart.”
He said the feat had made tremendous progress in cancer control and management in the country.
This was contained in a statement issued by Bijan Farnoudi, Communication and Public Affairs Director, International AIDS Society (IAS) and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria through email, on Wednesday in Ibadan.
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A Public Health Physician, Dr. Chioma Nwakanma, has attributed the general belief and saying “it is not my portion” to leading cause of cancer death in Africa.
Senator Ben Murray-Bruce on Friday took to his Facebook page to announce the death of his wife, Evelyn Murray-Bruce, saying he lost her to cancer.
He reportedly died on Tuesday in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Dr Abayomi Olaniyan, the Executive Director of NIHORT, made this known during the inauguration of pineapple innovation platform in Owo, Headquarters of Owo Local Government area of Ondo State.
The event is scheduled for October 5, 2019 at the National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos.
And, based on this estimation, the World Health Organisation believes that the country should have 170 centres for cancer, that dreaded ailment that continues to take a toll on various parts of the world. But how many are in existence?
The new cutting-edge cancer treatment machine just installed at the National Hospital Abuja will reduce patient’s treatment waiting time from 16 minutes to two minutes, the Chief Medical Director of the Hospital, Dr. Jaf Momoh, said on Friday at the inauguration of the equipment by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.
The machine was donated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company.
Annie Idibia, wife of Nigerian music legend, 2baba, on Wednesday announced the death of her father, Macaulay, as a result of an unsuccessful battle with cancer.
The Enugu State Primary Healthcare Development Agency has advised Nigerians to eat fruits and vegetables always in order to prevent cancer and to promote healthy living.
The World Health Organisation announced on Monday that 41,000 people lost their lives to cancer out of 166, 000 cases recorded in Nigeria last year.
An Abuja based Oncologist, Dr Elizabeth Mayowa, has advised Nigerians to embrace early and regular cancer screening and testing to curb increasing cases of cancer related deaths.
The Ondo State Government said on Wednesday in Akure that it had approved N1.5 billion for the take-off of a cancer treatment centre in the state.
Obesity has been strongly related to breast cancer risk, but previous studies examining whether weight loss might reduce postmenopausal women’s risk resulted in mixed results.