Are you a middle aged or elderly man having difficulty urinating or recently noticed a reduced force in the stream of your urine? It might even be blood you see in your urine or semen and you are not sure what it might be and you are not really sure where to turn to? It might even be all these crowned with erectile dysfunction, not to worry, we have got some discussion to do.Continue reading “Could you be having Prostate Cancer?”
So, we have been talking about breast cancer for a while now, the risk factors that predispose women to the disease, the symptoms to look out for on self-breast examination and the different types of breast cancers and their presentation. Today, we would be looking at a breast cancer case under our management and the treatment course so far.Continue reading “A case of breast cancer and treatment course so far”
Last time out, we talked about how important it is to know the health status of your breast in order to aid early discovery of any breast cancer and put us in a vantage position to fight and defeat cancer. Sequel to this, questions have popped up on why some cancer cases resolve easily and some do not, rather they have been known to deteriorate and taken lives fatefully.Continue reading “Common types of Breast Cancer presentations”
The breasts are very important part of the female body, as it is a powerful representation of motherhood, vitality and beauty. Little wonder it has been a matter of interest in medicine and feminine cosmetology. These precious jewels are without an iota of doubt deserving all the attention they get. Yet, In Nigeria, the risk of breast cancer in women has gradually appreciated from about 24.5 million in 1990 to 40 million in 2010 and were predicted to increase beyond 50 million in 2020.Continue reading “Know the Health Status of your breast and fight Breast cancer early”
Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix, the cervix is a hollow cavity that connects the lower part of a woman’s uterus to her vagina.
Cervical cancer ranks fourth among most common cancers found in women. In 2018, an estimated 570,000 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer worldwide and about 311,000 (55%) of the women died from the disease according to WHO. The statistics alone emphasizes the need for attention to be paid to prevention by undergoing screening tests for early detection and treatment.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, the same way the journey to a life free from cancer is possible with our every day diet and lifestyle. The popular saying you are what you eat is not at all far fetched as the American Cancer Society 1996 Advisory Committee on Diet, Nutrition, and Cancer Prevention supports previous findings that dietary practices among other factors plays a vital role in the prevention of cancer and cancer death.