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
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
#CancerAware #IWD2017 #BeBoldForChange #CancerAware #InternationalWomensday #cervicalcancerngolagos #breastcancerngoinlagos #breastcancerinnigeria #CancerNGOLagos #cervicalcancerngonigeria #cancerngosinnigeria #WomenEverywhere #Women #breastcancers
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
To commemorate this year's Giving Tuesday, we collaborated with Hubmart a leading retail brand in Nigeria to have an in-store awareness event. This was as part of our #EveryMonthIsPink breast cancer campaign. Over a thousand people were educated on cancer through our information brochures and we were also able to raise funds to support the treatment of indigent women with breast cancer. Here are some photos from the event. #GivingTuesday #GivingTuesday #CancerAwareNigeria #Ca
As part of our #WomenEverywhere breast cancer campaign, we started an initiative called #ThePinkPledge The goal is to encourage ladies to reduce their risk of breast cancer by doing the following; 1. Conducting a breast self examination at least once a month. 2. Having a clinical breast examination done by a healthcare professional at least once a year. 3. Speaking to a doctor about other recommended breast cancer screening tests (i.e mammograms) especially from the age of 40
To round up October - the global month of breast cancer awareness, CancerAware Nigeria and Xclamations teamed up to host a store soiree tagged #TalkPink It held on Saturday the 29th of October at the flagship Xclamations store at Fefferretti Mall, Lekki Phase 1. It was a day of health talks, networking, mocktails and shopping. It was also an opportunity to continue the month long campaign by the Xclamations brand of raising money for indigent women diagnosed with breast cance
Free Breast Cancer Screening.
Date: Thursday, 27th October 2016 Venue: Ikeja City Mall
Time: 10 a.m to 4 p.m Attendees will get -
Clinical breast exams
Tutorials on how to conduct breast self examinations At absolutely no cost. Pre - registration required.
To attend and receive your free screening voucher, register online at canceraware.org.ng/register Tag all the women you care about. #Breastcancer #WomenEverywhere #LookFeelCheck #ThePinkPledge #BCAM
Women are still dying from breast cancer in Nigeria. Donate to our #WomenEverywhere campaign to help save lives from breast cancer. From as little as N1000, you can help. Funds go towards the treatment of indigent women diagnosed with breast cancer. Give securely and easily at canceraware.org.ng/donate #WomenEverywhere #LookFeelCheck #ThePinkPledge #BCAM #Breastcancer #CancerAwareNigeria #canceraware #Lagos #nigeria #NGO #NonProfit #CancerNGOinNigeria #breastcancernigeria #ce
Our friends at SureAid.co are joining us on our #WomenEverywhere breast cancer campaign. SureAid is Nigeria’s Gift Card fundraising platform that allows supporters to make everyday purchases with a gift card and give to a cause at the same time. You can pay for groceries, electronics, fashion and more with gift cards while contributing to a cause. This is all at no extra cost to you. With major online and offline retailers including GAME, Printivo, Jumia - to mention a few, S
We are pleased to announce Sika Osei as our new campaign ambassador! She is the multi-talented media personality, actress, TV host and co-presenter of Studio 53 Extra. Sika is so passionate about our cause. Hear her own words.
"Cancer is something that affects us all and I am of the opinion that more attention should be given to it. I will be supporting CancerAware with their campaigns in order to achieve their objective of reducing cancer incidence and fatalities especially
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