Ojota and Ogudu communities, here we come!⠀
Our next free breast screening comes up next Wednesday!⠀
Get your breast screening done before the year runs out.⠀
Date: Wednesday 6 December 2017.⠀
Time: 9.00am to 4pm⠀
Venue: Ogudu Health Centre, 175 Ogudu -Ojota Road, Ogudu, Lagos .⠀
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 past month, we were proud to work with brands who are committed to women's health in Africa. Here are some of the brands who supported our #31DaysOfPink Breast Cancer campaign. Radisson Blu Lagos Tara GAME Remita Beauty Bank Melia by Jade Kene Rapu Kiniyidun PillowTalk9ja Join us in applauding their efforts to amplify our mission! #Partnerships #BrandsWithHeart #CSR #FightingCancerTogether #WeAreCancerAware #AreYou #Cancercharitynigeria #Cancercharitylagos #Cancercharity
They are inspirational, beautiful, strong and brave.
They are the women who against all odds defeated Breast Cancer.
They are warriors.
They share their stories, not for any financial gain or reward.
They are selfless, big-hearted and do not seek to profit from their experience. They share their stories for one reason;
To save the lives of other women from breast cancer.
And to show that cancer is not a death sentence.
They are true Advocates. They are #Survivors
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!
Don't Keep This To Yourself
Share With Your Friends
Early Detection Saves Lives.
. #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth #31DaysOfPink #WeA
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
18-year-old Julian Rios Cantu almost lost his mom to breast cancer.
That inspired him to invent EVA, a smart bra that helps women detect breast cancer early. It recently won the top prize in the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards. Here’s how Julian says his bra works: "EVA is a network of biosensors that covers the woman’s breast, takes the temperature data, analyses them, and sends the information to an application or any computer.”
If a woman has a tumour, there will be m
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 email@example.com 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
May 14th - 20th 2017 was Women's Health Week. The goal of this annual event is to empower women to make their health a priority. The week also serves as a time to encourage women to take steps to improve their health. We collaborated with our charity partner Hubmart to commemorate this year's Women's Health Week by having an in-store awareness campaign on breast and cervical cancer. The event took place on Tuesday, May 16th 2017. We gave out free cervical screening vouchers t
It's Women's Health Week.
Ladies, take steps for a healthier you! Go for recommended cancer screenings as and when due.
Ask us about our WellWoman screening.
Call us on 08188046560 or email firstname.lastname@example.org #Canceraware #Cancerawarenigeria #WeAreCancerAware #breastcancerngoinlagos #breastcancerinnigeria #BreastCancer #cervicalcancerngolagos #cervicalcancerngonigeria #cervicalcancernigeria #cervicalcancer #OneKindActFoundation #freecancerscreeninglagos #womenshealthw
#Mammo1000 is an initiative by CancerAware Nigeria to provide 1000 free mammograms and breast ultrasounds to indigent women in 2017. The cost per beneficiary is N10,000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira) To support this campaign, kindly donate easily and securely at canceraware.org.ng/donate Together, we will reduce the cancer incidence in Nigeria #Mammo1000 #breastcancerngoinlagos #breastcancerinnigeria #BreastCancer #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth #breastcancerngoinnigeria #Freebreastcanc
Elizabeth...... are some of the women diagnosed with breast cancer that we have been able to support with their treatment costs in the last few months.
Most are presently in various phases of treatment - chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormonal therapy, e.t.c.
This has only been possible because of your donations and contributions to CancerAware.
We say thank you. Your support means the world to us.
We want to support more wome