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Signs of breast cancer explained, using lemons

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

What’s stopping Nigerian women from being screened for cancer?

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

Prevent cancer by doing 12 simple things

  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

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