Our Panel of Medical Experts

Our medical panel of qualified experts are helping us achieve our mission by volunteering their time and expertise to the CancerAware community.

 

Dr Olaitan Adeola - Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist, University College Hospital, London. 

She specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of gynaecological cancers including ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, endometrial cancer and cervical cancer, using minimally invasive (laparoscopic surgery) where appropriate. Olaitan was appointed Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist at University College Hospital London in 2002 and has held posts of Network Chair and clinical lead of the Gynaecological Cancer Centre at UCLH. Dr Olaitan will answer questions on all Gynae cancers.

Dr Adewumi Alabi - Consultant Clinical and Radiation Oncologist, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria.

She is the coordinator of the One Stop Breast Clinic at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). She received her Fellowship training in Radiation Oncology at the Division of Radiation Oncology, Tygerberg Academic Hospital, University of
Stellenbosch, Capetown in South Africa. She will answer questions on breast cancer

Dr Nesochi Okeke-Igbokwe - New York.

She is a New York City based physician, health and wellness expert,
media contributor and speaker. Dr. Nesochi received her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed her residency training in internal medicine from New York Presbyterian/Queens. She holds a masters degree in the Clinical Evaluative Sciences with a concentration in epidemiology/biostatistics from Dartmouth College, where she received training in health services research and also conducted analyses of the quality of data in contemporary medical literature. A trusted media resource, Dr. Nesochi often corrects misinformation about the latest health trends, and encourages a measured and thoughtful approach to personal health. She will answer questions on cancer risk factors, screening and symptom awareness

Dr Ephraim Ohazurike. Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist

He is an alumnus of the prestigious College of Medicine, University of Ibadan. He had his residency training at the  Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). He is a fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Faculty of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He is a consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist  in the oncology and pathologist studies unit of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital.  He was awarded an International Gynaecological Cancer Society scholarship to Stellenbosch University Capetown, South Africa in 2016. He is member of the International Gynaecological Cancer Society (IGCS), European Society Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO), International Papillomavirus Society (IPVs) and Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Nigeria (SOGON). He has been a participant and presenter in many international Gynaecological cancer conferences. He seeks to see a world where no woman dies of preventable Gynaecological cancers through the provision of continuum of care.

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