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    General Health 4 breast cancer symptoms that have nothing to do with feeling a lump – Prima

    Breast cancer diagnosis often goes something like this: a woman feels a lump on her breast and makes a doctor’s appointment. The doctor conducts some tests—which may include a breast exam, mammogram, ultrasound, biopsy, or a combination—and determines the lump is cancerous. That’s why women …...
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    General Health Low-fat diet tied to improved breast cancer survival odds – U.S.

    (Reuters Health) – Breast cancer patients may have a better chance of survival when they follow a low-fat diet heavy in fruits, vegetables and whole grains, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers studied 19,541 participants in the federally funded Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) who were randomly...
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    General Health This Graphic Shows What Really Matters in Preventing Cancer – Vitals

    Living a healthy lifestyle can help to prevent cancer. (No cancer is completely preventable, though; genetics and bad luck are factors, too.) But which lifestyle factors really matter? The World Cancer Research Fund has a handy graphic to point them out. The only things that … Read more via...
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    General Health Her Dog Kept Sniffing a Bump on Her Nose. It Was Cancer – WebMD Health

    You’ve heard of dogs sniffing out hidden drugs, explosives, or missing people. Can some of our four-legged friends spot cancer by its scent, too? Lauren Gauthier had a small, pimple-like bump on her nostril. She didn’t think much of it at first, but her dog Victoria … Read more via WebMD...
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    Two common iron supplements may cause cancer – Medical News Today

    A new study finds that two iron compounds, which are used in supplements and food additives, raise levels of a cancer biomarker — even when consumed in low amounts. Certain iron supplements may raise the risk of colorectal cancer, a study shows. The new research comes from … Read more via...
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    Why some cancers are ‘born to be bad’ – BBC News

    A groundbreaking study has uncovered why some patients' cancers are more deadly than others, despite appearing identical. Francis Crick Institute scientists developed a way of analysing a cancer's history to predict its future. The study on kidney cancer patients showed some tumours were "born...
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    General Health ‘Reclassify cancers to improve treatment’ – BBC News

    Cancers should no longer be categorised by where they are first formed in the body, but instead by similarities in tumour types, researchers say. A US-led study of 33 cancer types from more than 10,000 patients found they could be reclassified into 28 clusters that … Read more via BBC News...
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    Metro Vaccines That Cured 97% Of Mice With Blood Cancer Set To Be Tested In Humans - Guardian Nigeria

    A cancer vaccine that cured 97 percent of blood tumours in mice will be tested on humans with low-grade lymphoma later this year.Patients receiving the vaccine, which contains two drugs proven for their safety, will not require any chemotherapy, with the jab’s side effects expected to be just...
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    Metro The scourge of cancer – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

    Cancer. PHOTO: News Republica Everywhere, the ravaging scourge of cancer is striking terror in the hearts of all us. The afflictions are rising by the day, and so are deaths as inexorable accompaniment of the dreaded disease. When there is an … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...
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    Metro SXSW: Scientists tout ‘pen’ technology that detects cancer in 20 seconds – FOX News

    Researchers develop pen for cancer detection. Imagine if you could detect cancer within seconds. A group of researchers from the University of Texas at Austin say they’ve developed the technology to do just that. The MasSpec Pen, which is being showcased at SXSW this week, can identify … Read...
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    Metro Screening, awareness, health education can reduce one-third of cancer cases – BusinessDay :...

    by ANTHONIA OBOKOH | March 9, 2018 9:19 am Lakeshore Cancer Center the first operational facility in Nigeria solely dedicated to cancer prevention and treatment has said that screening, awareness and health education can reduce one- third of cancer cases in Nigeria. The … Read more via...
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    General Health Ultra-processed foods ‘linked to cancer’ – BBC News

    A link between highly processed foods and cancer has been suggested by French researchers. They classified foods including cakes, chicken nuggets and mass-produced bread as "ultra-processed". A study of 105,000 people hinted the more of such foods people ate, the greater their risk of cancer. A...
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    General Health I stand for everyone who was unable to live beyond their pain – Eden Onwuka, Cancer...

    Cancer Survivor and life coach Eden Onwuka shocked many when she revealed her ordeal with the dreadful disease few weeks ago. On January 7th 2017 , Eden was diiagnosed with cancer and for eleven months she went through intense treatment while also still trying to keep up with her daily activity...
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    Metro Boy, 9, Holds His Newborn Baby Sister Before Dying of Cancer – Yahoo News – Latest News &...

    A 9-year-old boy was able to spend his last days with his baby sister, who was born just weeks before he died of terminal cancer. Bailey Cooper, of England, died on Christmas Eve, but not before he got to meet baby Millie, who was born … via Yahoo News – Latest News & Heardlines –...
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    World Cancer Is Killing Fewer Americans, But a Racial Gap Endures – Gizmodo

    A close-up look of cervical cancer. Photo: American Cancer Society/Getty Images Here’s some good news, courtesy of the American Cancer Society’s annual Facts & Figures report: Fewer Americans are getting and dying from cancer, at least as of 2015, continuing a long decline seen since the...
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    Metro Cancer: 10,000 Nigerians Die Annually Due To Poor Equipment - Health Minister

    Punch reports that the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said on Friday that 10,000 Nigerians die of cancer annually due to the lack of necessary equipment and resources to attend to the patients. Speaking in Abuja at the inauguration of the National Hospital’s Radiotherapy Centre with...
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    Entertainment Banky W Undergoes Skin Cancer Treatment, Shares Treatment Photos

    Nigerian singer and music executive Banky W recently took to Instagram to share the progress he is making while being treated for a rare strain of skin cancer He wrote A wise man once said this: "Scars. A sign that you had been hurt. A sign that you had been healed." Scroll through the...
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    Entertainment Don't Let Me Be Castrated - Sadiq Daba Begs Nigerians

    Veteran actor, Sadiq Daba has appealed to Nigerians to come to his aid for him not to be castrated. Recall that Daba was diagnosed with prostate cancer. This is coming barely months after the actor was hospitalised for months due to leukemia. Speaking with the Punch about his journey so...
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    NB Weekly 7: The Confessions Of A Nigerian Shoemaker Entrepreneur

    Not so long ago I was asked to explain the value system in Nigeria. This came with the backdrop of discussing the usual: corruption, poverty, illness, tribalism, political uncertainty etc. These are not traits of 180 million citizens of the country. On the whole, most Nigerians work hard to...
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    Benzoic Acid: 6 Things You Should About The Substance In Fanta, Sprite

    Benzoic acid is a colorless crystalline solid and a simple aromatic carboxylic acid. The name is derived from gum benzoin, which was for a long time its only known source. The substance was part of the major case in the recent judgement directed the National Agency for Food Drug Administration...
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