Health

Cancer not death sentence – Survivors

By Chinenye Offor Abuja – The Abuja Breast Cancer Support Group says cancer is not a death sentence and encouraged Nigerians to get screened. President of the group, Ms Gloria Orji, said this in Abuja […]

Health

NGO to screen Abuja residents for cancer

By Ruth Oketunde Abuja – Project Pink Blue, an NGO, says it will organise free cervical and prostate cancer screening for Abuja residents. Mr Runcie Chidebe, the Executive Director of the organisation, said this in […]

Health

Prices of 17 cancer drugs cut by 56%

Beijing   –      China National Healthcare Security Administration on Thursday said payment standards for 17 types of anti-cancer drugs newly included in China’s healthcare security system, is 56.7 per cent lower than their retail prices. “Patients […]

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Cancer fatality rate worries FG

By Ebere Agozie Abuja –  The Federal Government on Friday, said the level of fatality of cancer cases in the country had become worrisome. Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, stated this at the launch […]

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Business

NCC’s Clarifies On Devices Type-Approval

• Denies Allegations That Mobile Phones Causes Cancer ABUJA, (Sundiata Post) The Nigerian Communications Commission, (NCC), on Tuesday clarified its comments made at a stakeholders’ forum in Ado Ekiti, saying it at no time said […]

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Cancer Kills 8.8m People Annually : WHO

By Prudence Arobani New York –   The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday that cancer killed no fewer than 8.8 million people every year. According to figures from WHO, each year, 8.8 million […]