An integral part of our Breast Cancer Early Detection Programme is the community medical outreach. Through this, we are able to take free breast cancer screening to women. On Wednesday, 11th of October 2017 at the Ikeja City Mall, we had a free breast screening outreach for women of Ikeja community. The screening exercise was preceded by a market sensitisation drive on Tuesday,10th of October 2017. 205 women were screened and over 1500 persons were educated about breast cance
We will be on 'Health Matters with Dr Julz' at Nigeria Info 99.3 FM tomorrow, Tuesday 17th October 2017.
Time: 1pm to 1.30pm. We will be looking at the '8 Signs of Breast Cancer You Might Not Know'
We will also be giving away 20 free mammogram screening vouchers to callers courtesy of our partners @actfoundation_ .
Don't forget to tune in!
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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
An integral part of our Breast Cancer Early Detection Programme is the community medical outreach. Through this, we are able to offer free breast cancer screening to women in 'hard-to-reach' communities. On Friday, 15th September 2017 at the Palm Avenue Health Centre, we had a free breast screening outreach for women of the Mushin community. The screening exercise was preceeded by a market sensitisation drive on Wednesday,13th of September 2017. A total of 5 markets in Mushin
Our Breast Cancer Early Detection Programme has one simple goal - to reduce fatalities arising from the late presentation of breast cancer among our women. Thanks to our partners ACT Foundation for moving us closer to achieving this by partnering with us on the second phase of the project. Together, we will reduce the cancer incidencein Nigeria. #partnerships #support #actfoundation #cancernigeria #cancerprevention #Preventcancer #cancerngosinnigeria #ngosinnigeria #cancerngo
Researchers say they have taken a big step towards developing a test that can tell people if they have cancer long before the first symptoms show up.
The blood test detected the majority of cancers in people with four of the biggest cancer killers: breast, colon, lung and ovarian cancer, the team at Johns Hopkins University said.
The test is a long way from being used to screen for cancer, but the study shows a way to get there, the team reported in the journal Science T
Cervical cancer is almost 100% preventable yet it is the 2nd most common cancer among women in Nigeria. HPV or Human papillomavirus is the main cause of cervical cancer in women. Our #WhatIsHPV campaign is aimed at saving women’s lives from cervical cancer through prevention and early detection. To stay informed about about our free screenings in 2017 and also to learn about ways you can reduce your cancer risk, sign up at canceraware.org.ng/newsletter Don't Keep This To Your
What's stopping you from getting a cervical screening test?⠀
Here are some of the answers we get.⠀
1. I don't have the time.⠀
2. Is it really necessary?⠀
3. I heard it is painful.⠀
4. I am fine. 'It' is not my portion.⠀
If you are female and have ever been sexually active, (even if with only one partner) you should get screened.⠀⠀ We have put together a list of cervical screening centres across the country. Click here to view them #PreventCervicalCancer
Cancers that start in a woman's reproductive system are called gynaecological cancers. There are 5 of them. Ladies, do you know the 5 different types? They are; Cervical cancer Ovarian cancer Vulvar cancer Vaginal cancer Womb cancer - also called uterine cancer or endometrial cancer What is Cervical cancer? Cervical cancer is cancer that starts in the neck of the womb. The neck of the womb is called the cervix. The womb and cervix are part of a woman's reproductive system, wh
We are pleased to introduce the official CancerAware Merchandise store. You can now support our programmes by purchasing our cancer awareness merchandise. Simply visit canceraware.org.ng/shop to purchase our female and male t-shirts, face caps, mugs, e.t.c and help our free screening and patient support programmes. #Cancerawarenigeria #WeAreCancerAware #cancerawarestore #cancerawareshop #breastcancerngolagos #breastcancerscreeninglagos #breastcancerscreeningnigeria #freebreas
Not too long ago, we were at The Father's House Church for their annual PRISCA Women's conference with an attendance of almost 1000 participants. About 100 women were screened for cervical cancer. Would you like to invite us to your church or organisation? If yes, kindly send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 08188046560. #breastcancerscreeninglagos #breastcancerscreeningnigeria #freebreastcancerscreeningnigeria #freebreastcancerscreeninglagos #breastcancerlagos
Every year, on 31 May, The World Health Organisation and its partners mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health and additional risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. The theme for World No Tobacco Day 2017 is "Tobacco – a threat to development." Did you know? Tobacco smoking is linked to at least 16 different types of cancer including lung cancer. Also, non-smokers who inhale tobacco smoke may increase
"The fastest way to change society is to mobilise the women of the world."
- Charles Malik Happy International Women's Day to all the awesome, super women out there.
You rock! #IWD2017
#CancerAware #IWD2017 #BeBoldForChange #CancerAware #InternationalWomensday #cervicalcancerngolagos #breastcancerngoinlagos #breastcancerinnigeria #CancerNGOLagos #cervicalcancerngonigeria #cancerngosinnigeria #WomenEverywhere #Women #breastcancers
Colon cancer is also known as colorectal or rectal cancer. It is the development of cancer in the colon or rectum (parts of the large intestine). It is preventable and treatable if found early. Colon cancer is the third most common cancer among men in Nigeria (after prostate and liver cancer) and the fourth most common cancer among women in Nigeria (after breast, cervical and liver cancer). This month, you can help reduce your risk and raise awareness for the prevention and e
Saturday, 4th February 2017 was World Cancer Day. ⠀ Oceanic Health partnered with CancerAware to commemorate the day by organising a 5km walk in Lagos to raise awareness on preventable cancer diseases. The event was tagged "Walk for Cancer Prevention" It was also to mark the occasion of Oceanic Health's 10th year anniversary.⠀ The walk commenced at about 7.30 a.m from the Muri Okunola Park in Victoria Island, Lagos On returning to the park after the walk, participants took pa
Every year, February 4th is the day designated to mark World Cancer Day. It is a global event with the aim to save millions of preventable cancer deaths by raising awareness and educating about the disease. To commemorate this year's World Cancer Day, we had two events over the course of the week. The first of this was a free breast cancer screening exercise for women. The one-day event took place on Wednesday the 1st of February at the Department of Radiotherapy of the Lagos
Saturday, 4th February is World Cancer Day!⠀ It is a global event that takes place every year with the aim to save millions of preventable cancer deaths each year by raising awareness and educating about the disease.⠀ ⠀ Oceanic Health and CancerAware are organising a 5km Walk on the day.⠀ This is also to commemorate Oceanic Health's 10th year anniversary. There will be free breast, cervical and prostate cancer screening as well as blood pressure and sugar checks.⠀ ⠀ Date: Sat
World Cancer Day is a global event that takes place every year with the aim of uniting the world’s population in the fight against cancer. It aims to save millions of preventable cancer deaths each year by raising awareness and educating about the disease. It encourages individuals and Governments across the world to take action. As part of their continued commitment to society, our partner Total E & P Nigeria Cooperative is sponsoring 100 mammograms for women. Cancer touches
FREE BREAST SCREENING in celebration of World Cancer Day.
Date:Wednesday, 1st February 2017
Venue: Department of Radiotherapy, LUTH, Idi-Araba, Surulere, Lagos
Time: 9 a.m to 2 p.m
Attendees will get -.
Clinical breast exams.
Mammograms (Women aged 40 and above).
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/regi
It's still Cervical Cancer Awareness month and cancer awareness NGOs across the country are working extra hard to spread the word about the cancer epidemic as it affects Nigeria. Not only are they spreading the word, numerous activities geared towards early detection and prevention are being carried out across the different parts. We caught up with one of the leading NGOs and a member of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), CancerAware Nigeria. Tolulope Falowo i