We were live on radio last Tuesday on "Health Matters with Dr Julz" at Nigeria Info 99.3 FM to talk about our #WhatIsHPV cervical cancer campaign. We also had with us Dr Adewunmi Alabi, a Consultant Radiation Oncologist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) to talk about the cervical cancer incidence in Nigeria. We had a great time with the audience having the opportunity to call in to the show and answer questions on cervical cancer in order to win free screening
This is where we are going.
And we will get there with your help. What can I do to help, you may ask? There are many ways you can help us achieve our goal faster. 1. Choose healthy lifestyle habits Eat more of vegetables and fruits
Reduce the intake of red meat and avoid processed meat
If you smoke, commit to quit.
Reduce or quit alcohol.
Exercise 2. Go for recommended cancer screenings
Breast cancer, cervical cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer are some of the commo
We had an interesting time yesterday at our World Cancer Day TweetChat. Our panelists included; Layo Remy Olowu, UK based radio host and breast cancer survivor. Dr Omolola Salako, radiation oncologist and founder, Sebeccly. Dr Julz, radio host and M.D Adenike Oyetunde, motivational speaker and cancer survivor. The conversation centred around the realities of cancer in Nigeria and our intervention strategies in celebration of World Cancer Day,2016. The audience were asked to s
It was not long after CancerAware Nigeria started as an NGO that we quickly came to accept the realities of being a non-profit in the country and the huge importance of our work. Soon, it became obvious that to fight the growing cancer rate in Nigeria, one would need to go beyond the cancer walks and gala nights to the tangible and intangible nature of cancer, mainly the availability and access to treatment facilities. As such, we embarked on a needs assessment in Lagos state
We are pleased to announce the launch of our daily health service "Cancer Awareness with Dr Julz". This is in partnership with Dr Julz, the award winning radio host and lead doctor of "We the Doctors." Get health smart, health conscious and make better healthcare choices this year. Receive daily health education messages directly to your phone. Text drjulz to 2656 if you use an airtel line and to 5900 if Etisalat. It's a great way to start the new year. #cancer #breastcancer
In the 1990s, the world saw high fatalities from HIV and AIDS. In the last decade, cancer has replaced this, quickly becoming the new disease plaguing both the developed and emerging countries. To a large extent, a functional healthcare system is the main difference between emerging and advanced nations in this regard.The figures are alarming in Africa. In recent times, the cancer mortality rates are as high as those of hunger, HIV and AIDS. The case rate is even more terribl