Abisola survived cervical cancer at age 27. She was very fortunate. Not many women diagnosed with cervical cancer in Nigeria live to tell the story.
Around 14000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year in Nigeria. It is the second most common cancer after breast cancer.
The main risk factor for cervical cancer is a virus called HPV (human papillomavirus). It is a very common sexually transmitted infection.
There is a vaccine which protects against two
Despite being a potentially preventable disease, Cervical Cancer remains, for several reasons, one of the most important causes of mortality and morbidity in Nigeria.
To address this, we present the 1st edition of the Cervical Cancer Conference 2019 with the theme "Towards Better Prevention and Detection of Cervical Cancer"
Supported by the University College London Global Funding Programme, this one day conference will feature presenters from University College London Ho