Cervical Cancer

Hey there, ladies! Let’s talk about cervical cancer – an extremely important topic. Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that starts in the cervix, the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina. It is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection. Let us take a look at the […]

CAUSES, PREVENTION, AND TREATMENT OF CANCER

It is without a doubt that cancer has caused many deaths across different countries over the years.  The World Health Organisation reported that cancer was responsible for over 78,800 deaths in Nigeria in 2020, with breast and cervical cancers accounting for the majority of deaths.  But, do we know why? Can we outline the things […]

CANCER: WHAT IS CANCER?

Cancer has remained top of the list of diseases that reduce the wellness of persons across the world, particularly in developing countries like Nigeria. According to World Health Organisation’s 2020 report, cancer tops the list of killer diseases, with nearly 10 million deaths worldwide. In Nigeria, cancer was responsible for over 78,800 deaths in 2020, […]

6 WAYS TO PREVENT BREAST CANCER

According to the WHO, every minute, somewhere in the world, a woman dies from breast cancer. That is more than 1,400 women every day. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women both in the developed and less developed world. It is estimated that worldwide over 508 000 women died in 2011 due to […]

WHAT IS CANCER?

Cancer is a class of diseases characterised by out-of-control cell growth. There are over 100 types of cancer, and each is classified by the type of cell that is initially affected. Cancer harms the body when damaged cells divide uncontrollably to form lumps or masses of tissue called tumors (except in the case of leukemia […]