Tag Archives: cancer

Cancer In The Under 50s Is Rising, Globally – Why?

Siobhan Glavey, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences We know what we need to do to reduce our risk of getting cancer, right? Wear SPF, stop smoking, avoid processed foods, keep fit, lose weight and get enough sleep. But what if much of what causes cancer has already happened in our early years, or worse still, before we were ...

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Cancer: Together, We Can Halt The Waste Of Lives

By Abia Nzelu October is International Cancer Awareness Month (ICAM) with special emphasis on breast cancer. It is an important month to once again draw the attention of all, to the waste of precious lives and resources as a result of the huge gap in Nigeria’s health infrastructure especially the infrastructure for cancer care, and how we could bridge this ...

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Women As Challengers Of The Status Quo

By Abia Nzelu Globally, March is a landmark month for women. March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD) and Mothering Sunday will be celebrated on March 14 in Nigeria, as in many other nations. Both IWD and Mothering Sunday celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and also signifies a call to action to overcome all the ...

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