Alcohol consumption was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in a large study of African-American women, indicating that they, like white women, may benefit from limiting alcohol. These study results have been published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
Breast cancer is the most common malignant tumour that affects African women. Every year a growing number of women suffer from this illness, which in most cases leads to death. However, doctors certify that this dangerous illness could be cured. Detection of breast cancer in its earlier phase leads to greater possibilities
By Aisha Mukhtar Dodo Screening for both cervical and breast cancer can save lives. Although many women in northern Nigeria know this, there is still reluctance to undergo these important screenings. There are a combination of reasons that explain this. These include the high cost of screening procedures, too few facilities, not enough
Cancer experts at the World Health Organisation (WHO) have published a 12-point code aimed at preventing cancer. Recommendations involve behavioural changes and below are their guidelines: 1. Do not smoke. Do not use any form of tobacco. 2. Make your home smoke-free. Support smoke-free policies in your workplace. 3. Take action to be a
October is breast cancer awareness month and here at AHM, we are very passionate about breast cancer awareness and support. Every 19 seconds, somewhere around the world, a case of breast cancer is diagnosed amongst women. Every 74 seconds, somewhere around the world someone dies from breast cancer. Such statistics is