Lagos, Nigeria, 14 October 2019.
CancerAware Nigeria is delighted to be one of the 11 cancer organisations across the world selected for a global grants programme to reduce the breast cancer burden.
In Nigeria,11,564 people died from breast cancer in 2018.
"This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, CancerAware Nigeria is proud to announce that it has been selected to receive grant funding as part of an international programme to help reduce the breast cancer burden in Nigeria. T
Last October, the second edition of our #31DaysOfPINK Campaign saw us support the treatment of 32 indigent individuals facing #Cancer
Chemotherapy Cycles Administered
Diagnostic Tests and Medication
Patient Feeding and Transportation
Hospital Admission and Surgery
Thanks to you, we were able to do this.Thank you for being there for our beneficiari
In 2009, Abisola stopped by her hospital and had a routine Pap test done. That decision saved her life.⠀
Her test came back abnormal.⠀
Further testing showed that she had cervical cancer.⠀
Today, she is cancer free and strongly advocates that women should get their cervical screening tests done.
January is #CervicalCancerAwarenessMonth Ladies, schedule your Cervical screening test this month. #2019 #31DaysOfPink #ApplaudingTheSurvivors #BCAM #BeBoldForChange #BreastCancerAw
Ikeja here we come!
Our next free breast screening comes to Ikeja City Mall next Wednesday! Date: Wednesday 11 October 2017.
Time: 9.30am to 4pm
Venue: Ikeja City Mall, Alausa,Ikeja. Pre-registration required.
Register at canceraware.org.ng/signup to receive your free screening voucher. Participants will receive;
Free clinical breast exams
Free wellness checks
Free mammograms (for women aged 40+)
Tutorials on breast self examinations.
All at no cost.
This is a pr
Today, we begin our #31DaysOfPink Breast Cancer Campaign. Throughout the 31 days in October, we will be raising funds for the treatment of 31 women diagnosed with breast cancer. .Women's health How can you help? You can support our #31DaysOfPink Breast Cancer Campaign by doing the following; 1.Sharing with your friends, family and contacts 2.Donating towards the treatment of a woman 3.Purchasing items from our Pink retail partners . Donate simply and securely at canceraware.o
As part of our #WomenEverywhere breast cancer campaign, we started an initiative called #ThePinkPledge The goal is to encourage ladies to reduce their risk of breast cancer by doing the following; 1. Conducting a breast self examination at least once a month. 2. Having a clinical breast examination done by a healthcare professional at least once a year. 3. Speaking to a doctor about other recommended breast cancer screening tests (i.e mammograms) especially from the age of 40
To round up October - the global month of breast cancer awareness, CancerAware Nigeria and Xclamations teamed up to host a store soiree tagged #TalkPink It held on Saturday the 29th of October at the flagship Xclamations store at Fefferretti Mall, Lekki Phase 1. It was a day of health talks, networking, mocktails and shopping. It was also an opportunity to continue the month long campaign by the Xclamations brand of raising money for indigent women diagnosed with breast cance
It’s All About Eve is an art exhibition and auction by renowned Nigerian artist, Ekene Ngige in partnership with CancerAware Nigeria to support women living with breast cancer. The art exhibition is focused on the essence of the Nigerian woman. The artist exploits drift painting art movement expressing beauty, pain, joy and other emotions displayed by women in different scenarios. Enjoy the gradual transition between colours, the drift effect of the wet ink and the stories be
Free Breast Cancer Screening.
Date: Thursday, 27th October 2016 Venue: Ikeja City Mall
Time: 10 a.m to 4 p.m Attendees will get -
Clinical breast exams
Tutorials on how to conduct breast self examinations At absolutely no cost. Pre - registration required.
To attend and receive your free screening voucher, register online at canceraware.org.ng/register Tag all the women you care about. #Breastcancer #WomenEverywhere #LookFeelCheck #ThePinkPledge #BCAM
Women are still dying from breast cancer in Nigeria. Donate to our #WomenEverywhere campaign to help save lives from breast cancer. From as little as N1000, you can help. Funds go towards the treatment of indigent women diagnosed with breast cancer. Give securely and easily at canceraware.org.ng/donate #WomenEverywhere #LookFeelCheck #ThePinkPledge #BCAM #Breastcancer #CancerAwareNigeria #canceraware #Lagos #nigeria #NGO #NonProfit #CancerNGOinNigeria #breastcancernigeria #ce
Our friends at SureAid.co are joining us on our #WomenEverywhere breast cancer campaign. SureAid is Nigeria’s Gift Card fundraising platform that allows supporters to make everyday purchases with a gift card and give to a cause at the same time. You can pay for groceries, electronics, fashion and more with gift cards while contributing to a cause. This is all at no extra cost to you. With major online and offline retailers including GAME, Printivo, Jumia - to mention a few, S
We are pleased to announce Sika Osei as our new campaign ambassador! She is the multi-talented media personality, actress, TV host and co-presenter of Studio 53 Extra. Sika is so passionate about our cause. Hear her own words.
"Cancer is something that affects us all and I am of the opinion that more attention should be given to it. I will be supporting CancerAware with their campaigns in order to achieve their objective of reducing cancer incidence and fatalities especially
Globally, the cancer incidence continues to rise, although in the more developed countries death rates from cancer is declining. This is due in part to prevention, early detection and better treatment. Unfortunately, this is not the case in many parts of the world especially in sub-Saharan Africa. For example, in Nigeria most of the cancer cases that are diagnosed are usually presented late. October is the global Breast Cancer Awareness Month. CancerAware Nigeria, a Lagos bas