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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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    #NoBraDay : Save Your Breast Today!

    It's October 13; you and I are going to let our nipples breathe - don't wear a bra today. October 13 is designated #NoBraDay , a day to ditch your bra and raise awareness about breast cancer. Breast cancer previously believed to be a problem of developed countries is fast becoming a major...
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    #WorldCancerDay: 13 Steps to Significantly Reduce The Risk of Cancer

    Since year 2006, every February 4 has been set aside as the World Cancer Day. The 2016 edition is the 10th anniversary of the global awareness campaign about the disease. The theme of the campaign for this year is We, I can. The theme speaks to the reality that that every single person can make...
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    World Harry Potter Star, Alan Rickman Dies at 69

    Alan Rickman has died at the age of 69 after waging a secret battle with cancer, his family said today, DailyMail reports. The British actor, known for his roles in films such as Harry Potter and Robin Hood, kept his fight with illness private before his death. He revealed last year that he...
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    Entertainment Music Legend, David Bowie Dies at the Age of 69

    Legendary American singer David Bowie, aged 69 has dead. It is reported that the singer died on January 10, 2016 after battling with Cancer. Confirming the news, his son Duncan Jones released a statement on his official facebook page: Bowie was born David Jones in London on 8 January in...
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    Metro Diezani Madueke To Be Flown Home On Friday - Daily Post

    The family of former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison Madueke seems depressed over the ailing health condition of their daughter. This is just as the embattled ex-minister has ordered her relatives to jet her back into Nigeria this Friday as her condition grew worse last weekend...
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    Metro Cancer: 5 Out Of 7 Radiotherapy Machines In Nigeria Are Faulty

    Despite having an increasing number of citizens suffering from cancer, Nigeria only has seven radiotherapy machines, five of which are currently faulty, health officials have said. Following complains by cancer patients across the country in accessing treatment, there is the need to ascertain...
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