JOURNALISTS AGAINST CANCER IN NIGERIA (JaCiN): WORLD CANCER DAY SUMMIT

  ‘JOURNALISTS AGAINST CANCER IN NIGERIA’ (JaCiN): WORLD CANCER DAY SUMMIT DATE: SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2017 (WORLD CANCER DAY) @ 10 AM VENUE: mass medical mission House, 31 Bode Thomas St., Surulere, Lagos   Expected Participants: All Media owners and practitioners are eligible to participate (Media includes digital media, blogs & integrated marketing communication)   […]

KIDNEY CANCER: IMPROVING SURVIVAL IN NIGERIA

March is the awareness month for Kidney Cancer, Colorectal Cancer and Multiple Myeloma. Last year, this writer focused on colorectal cancer (article available at www.cecpng.org blog page). This article will focus on Kidney Cancer. Kidney cancer is also known as renal cancer. It is a cancer that starts in the kidneys. The kidneys are a […]

FACES OF PHILANTHROPY IN NIGERIA: CALL FOR NOMINATION

INTRODUCTION ↑↓GoodTuesday (aka #GivingTuesday) is a global initiative aimed at mobilizing individuals and organizations to collectively tackle major societal problem. ↑↓GoodTuesday is so named because of the significance of Tuesday. In many cultures and religions, Tuesday is regarded as the most auspicious weekday. For example, in the Judaeo-Christian tradition, Tuesday is a day of multiplicity […]

DEMYSTIFYING CERVICAL CANCER

“These findings bring into sharp focus the need to implement the tools already available for cervical cancer, notably HPV vaccination combined with well-organized national programmes for screening and treatment”. – Dr Christopher Wild, Director of International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) January is cervical cancer awareness month. Cervical cancer, or cancer of the cervix, is […]