BY DR ABIA NZELU, Secretary, Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP- Nigeria) (Presented @ coolwazobiainfo on Friday 7th of June, 2013) OVERVIEW What are cancer vaccines? Cancer vaccines are designed to boost the body’s natural ability to protect itself, through the immune system, from dangers posed by damaged or abnormal cells such as cancer cells. There […]
THE CANCER VACCINE
MEN BE BREAST AWARE, MEN HAVE BREAST CANCER TOO!
Globally every 20 seconds a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and every one minute a woman dies from breast cancer. Recent data by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) shows that one (1) woman is diagnosed of breast cancer every 20 minutes in Nigeria and about 40 Nigerian women (someone’s wife, mother, […]
SEX AND CANCER, WHAT’S THE CONNECTION?
BY DR ABIA NZELU, Secretary, Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP- Nigeria) (Presented @ coolwazobiainfo on Friday 17th of May, 2013) What is the relationship between cancer and sex? Did you know that your sexual behaviour can affect your risk of cancer? Research has revealed that infection with microorganisms (germs) is an important cause of some […]
REMEMBERING EVANGELIST SONNY OKOSUNS
Five (5) years ago, precisely on the 24th of May, 2008, we lost one of the giants of contemporary Nigerian music and renowned freedom fighter, Evangelist Sonny Okosun (died of Colon Cancer). May his soul rest in peace. His Quote (from an interview on January 11, 2008): “what is the use of the Order of the […]
Corporate Philanthropists Target 37 Mobile Cancer Centres
Corporate Philanthropists Target 37 Mobile Cancer Centres CORPORATE philanthropists in Nigeria will on Monday flag off a plan to donate a Mobile Cancer Centre (MCC) to each state of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as they commemorate International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD) 2013. This year’s commemoration, first in Nigeria, is focused on […]
“But nobody today can say that one does not know what cancer and its prime cause is. On the contrary, there is no disease whose prime cause is better known, so that today ignorance is no longer an excuse that one cannot do more about prevention. In the meantime, millions of men must die […]
The Three Main Symptoms of Common Cancers in Nigeria
CAUTION Most cancers are silent in the early stages, and only cause symptoms when they are advanced. BOTTOM-LINE To detect cancer early, it’s therefore important to undergo regular screening. Let’s support the CECP-Nigeria to take cancer screening to the grassroots through the acquisition Mobile Cancer Centres. ACT! (Attack Cancer Together) © 2013 Committee Encouraging […]