Tag: Cancer

People Who Eat Cashew Nuts Regularly Are Less Likely To Develop Cancer [READ]

A Nutritionist, Mrs Cecilia Dolapo, says people who eat cashew fruits or nuts regularly are less likely to develop cancer-related diseases. Dolapo said this on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ido, Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti. According to her, cashew nuts are[Read More…]

New Vaccine Looks Promising For Deadliest Form Of Cancer

By Bill Berkrot (Reuters) – An experimental Amgen Inc cancer vaccine used to treat advanced melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, proved effective in a late-stage study in shrinking tumors in a way that suggests the drug triggered the intended systemic immune response, according to data presented on Friday.[Read More…]

Ondo House Of Assembly Speaker Dies Of Cancer

The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon Samuel Ajayi Adesina is dead. Adesina, who was representing the Odigbo II Constituency in the Assembly died Tuesday during a protracted battle with cancer of urinary bladder. The death of the late speaker was confirmed by the state government in[Read More…]

Teaching Hospital Raises Alarm Over Increased Number Of Cancer Patients In Nigeria

Authorities of University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) have raised an alarm over increased number of cancer patients in Edo and Delta. The Coordinator of Cancer Registry in the hospital, Prof. Michael Okobia, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Benin.[Read More…]

Tackling The Menace: Cancer Kills One Nigerian Woman Every Hour

By Tosin Kolade, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Mrs Ene Adoda, a resident of Abuja, narrated a story of how her mother died of cervical cancer after managing the disease for more than two years at various hospitals. “As a girl, I watched my mother suffer from constant illnesses and[Read More…]