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. Join us on Friday, the 15th of September 2017 between 9 a.m and 4 p.m as we reach out to the lovely women of Mushin local Government area of Lagos state. The venue is the Primary Health Centre, 28 Palm Avenue road, opposite Microcred Microfinance Bank, Mushin, Lagos. Particip
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 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
Breast and cervical cancer are the two most common cancers among women in Nigeria. There is no better time to raise awareness about these two cancers than in a month that focuses on women.⠀ We therefore partnered with retail giant GAME to commemorate this year's International Women's Day by having an in-store awareness campaign on breast and cervical cancer. The event took place on Saturday, March 11th 2017 at the Palms Mall, Lekki, Lagos. We also gave out free cervical scree
"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