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.
Some 9.6 million people will die of cancer in 2018, according to a report of the Global Cancer Statistics 2018 released on Wednesday by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
Chidebe told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Abuja that the call was pertinent because of the pathetic increase in cancer cases in the country.
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