A risk factor is anything that increases an individual's chances of getting a disease. Some of the risk factors of Cervical Cancer include;⠀
HPV OR HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS⠀
Any sexual or intimate contact with the opposite sex could expose you to high-risk HPV. Both men and women can have HPV.
NOT HAVING REGULAR CERVICAL SCREENING TESTS
Cervical cancer is the only cancer with a pre-cancer stage. Early changes, which may or may not develop into cancer, appear as abnormal cells o
Introducing "The Hope Bag"
In collaboration with Nuciano, the award winning Seattle, US based luxury Handbag brand, we are pleased to unveil The Hope Bag
Designed by Nuciano, The Hope Bag is inspired by the brave women facing cancer whom we have had the priviledge of supporting over the years.
100% of proceeds from the bags go towards the treatment of indigent women facing Breast Cancer.
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In 2009, Abisola stopped by her hospital and had a routine Pap test done. That decision saved her life.⠀
Her test came back abnormal.⠀
Further testing showed that she had cervical cancer.⠀
Today, she is cancer free and strongly advocates that women should get their cervical screening tests done.
January is #CervicalCancerAwarenessMonth Ladies, schedule your Cervical screening test this month. #2019 #31DaysOfPink #ApplaudingTheSurvivors #BCAM #BeBoldForChange #BreastCancerAw
Cervical cancer is preventable, yet it is the 2nd most common cancer among women in Nigeria.⠀
We have kicked off Cervical Health Month at CancerAware. Join us this January as we cover the subject of Cervical Cancer extensively.⠀
Ladies, don't put it off this month, get your Cervical Screening test done. If you have any questions, kindly send us a direct message .⠀
Don't Keep This To Yourself⠀
Share with your friends.⠀ #cervicalcancerawareness #cervica
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in Nigeria.
Help save lives of women in Nigeria from breast cancer by donating to our free screening and patient support programmes.
Donate easily and securely on our website - canceraware.org.ng/donate
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"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
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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
Ovarian cancer, "the silent killer," is the deadliest gynaecological disease. The American Cancer Society says that among the gynaecological cancers (cancer of the uterus, cervical cancer and ovarian cancer), ovarian cancer has the highest rate of deaths. Unfortunately, it is difficult to catch in its early stages This is why women should pay attention to their bodies for any unusual changes. We will briefly look at some symptoms of ovarian cancer. The ovaries are part of a w
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