Smoking, excessive alcohol intake increases risk of colon cancer- Expert warns

Tobacco smoking Dr Ehiatamah Ehinomem, an Oncologist with National Hospital, Abuja, has advised Nigerians to avoid smoking and indulging in excessive intake of alcohol to reduce risk of developing colon cancer. Ehinomem gave the advice […]

90 percent of cancer deaths occur in developing countries, says expert

Former Head of Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Prof. Olalekan Abudu, has said 80 to 90 per cent of new cases and deaths from cervical cancer occur in low […]

Online platform seeks to improve disease diagnosis, treatment, reduce death by 10%

website Stack Diagnostics, Nigeria’s first molecular diagnostics and personalised medicine company has launched DiagnoseMe.Africa, an online platform that provides diagnostics and treatment tools for healthcare providers in Africa. According to the company, the diagnostic platform […]

Lagoon hospitals engage residents on awareness walk to prevent breast cancer

Breast cancer In its bid to reduce the scourge of cancer in Nigeria, Lagoon hospitals, at the weekend, engaged residents of Victoria Island, Lagos on a breast cancer awareness walk on early detection, treatment, and […]

Collaboration, transparent leadership can improve healthcare, says Saraki

[FILE PHOTO] Senate President, Bukola Saraki The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki has said that effective collaboration and transparent leadership can improve the healthcare system in the country. Speaking at the 91st Annual […]