IMPROVING CANCER SURVIVORSHIP IN NIGERIA: NOT BEYOND US!

The National Cancer Week (NCW) 2015 commences on Sunday June 7, 2015 and ends on Sunday, June 14, 2015. The NCW is an advocacy week on the BIG WAR Against Cancer. The first Sunday in June is International Cancer Survivors’ Day. It is a day set aside globally, to celebrate all cancer survivors, their families […]

ORONTO DOUGLAS: A REFLECTION ON STOMACH CANCER

THE recent premature demise of Nigeria’s highly cerebral and accomplished Barrister, Oronto Douglas, to stomach cancer at the age of 48 calls for a reflection on the cancer scourge in Nigeria. Over 100,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed every year in Nigeria and about 240 Nigerians die of cancer every day. This implies that […]

COLON CANCER PREVENTION IN NIGERIA – AN ACHIEVABLE GOAL

 March is colon cancer awareness month (commonly called colon cancer awareness month). Most Nigerians are not aware of colon cancer; yet it is one of the most common cancers, globally. Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in Nigerian men (after prostate and liver cancer) and the fourth most common cancer in Nigerian women […]

PREVENTING CANCER: THE ROLE OF VACCINES

The 2015 theme for World Cancer Day (February 4) is ‘Not Beyond Us,’ which takes a proactive approach to the fight against cancer, highlighting that the solutions are available and accessible. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one-third of cancer is preventable, another one-third is curable and the last third can have good quality […]

CERVICAL CANCER AS AN ICON OF HOPE AND HOPEFULNESS

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Cervical cancer epitomizes the cost-effectiveness of investing in preventive health care.  Cervical cancer is the easiest of all cancers to prevent. Cervical screening is the best cancer screening test in the history of medicine and most cost effective of all medical screening tests. The screening is painless and takes […]

WORLD CANCER DAY, 2015- INVITATION

___________________________________________________________________________   ____________________________________________________________________   INVITE YOU TO AN EXHIBITION BY THE INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATION (IMC) SECTOR IN NIGERIA  TITLED: ‘THE BIG WAR AGAINST CANCER IN NIGERIA – FRESH VISION, NEW IDEAS’ Venue: CVL, 6 Balarabe Musa Crescent, off Samuel Manuwa St, by 1004 Flats, VI, Lagos Date: World Cancer Day, Wednesday, February 4, 2015 @ […]

THE MAIDEN EDITION OF ↑↓GOODTUESDAY/ ↑↓GIVINGTIDE IN NIGERIA

In 2012, the United Nation Foundation designated the first Tuesday in December as #GivingTuesday (now known as ↑↓GoodTuesday in Nigeria). ↑↓GoodTuesday is an initiative of ↑↓GivingTide International, 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 […]