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CEO Of Rheytrak, Eno Essien Is Using Her Testimony To Rekindle Hope After Surviving Breast Cancer

Eno Essien, Managing Director and CEO of Rheytrak, a Vehicle Tracking and Recovery company in Nigeria, is a cancer survivor and an inspiring young woman who fought life with a positive attitude. For Ms. Essien, raising awareness about breast cancer

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Breast Cancer Survivor, Lindsey, Narrates Scary Symptom That Led To Diagnosis At A Young Age

Lindsey Finkelstein, a 26-year-old breast cancer survivor is reminding young people that it’s never too early to get checked in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Finkelstein, a blogger and small business owner from Montreal, was diagnosed with ductal carcinoma — one

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Does Using Deodorants In Armpits Cause Breast Cancer? –Medical Expert, Dr. Peter Atangwho Addresses The Controversy Around It

A medical practitioner, Dr. Peter Atangwho, has addressed the controversy around whether applying deodorants to armpits causes breast cancer or not. Atangwho, the Chief Executive Officer of TeleMed Online Clinic, told the News Agency of Nigeria that scientists had not

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Simple Lifestyle Changes You Can Make Right Now To Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

Breast cancer is the most feared cancer among women. Sometimes, it’s not just the word “cancer” that’s at the root of the fear, but dread of issues associated with treating cancer, such as surgical complications and medication side effects. It’s

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Update On Breast Cancer Research Shows Why The Health Risk Is Growing Among Young Women

Breast cancer rates among women globally are on the rise, but new research is uncovering trends related to age and where you live that could help target prevention measures to improve the situation. A new study published in The Lancet

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First Of Its Kind Study: Delaying Motherhood Until 30s Significantly Raises Breast Cancer Risk

Women who delay motherhood until their 30s significantly increase their risk of getting breast cancer, according to the results of a first of its kind gene analysis study. Researchers from Imperial College London analysed laser-extracted DNA from breast tissue donated

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Why Eating Yoghurt Can Stop Bacteria That Causes Breast Cancer

One of the causes of breast cancer may be inflammation triggered by harmful bacteria, researchers suggest. Scientists advise consuming natural yogurt, which contains beneficial bacteria dampens inflammation. This is similar to the bacteria found in breastfeeding mothers. Their suggestion is

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These Two Chemicals Found In Some Cosmetics, Sunscreens Even At Low Doses Damage DNA Of Breast Cells- Study

A new approach to studying the effects of two common chemicals used in cosmetics and sunscreens found they can cause DNA damage in breast cells at surprisingly low concentrations, while the same dose did not harm cells without estrogen receptors.

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New Study Associates Consumption Of Milk To Significant Risk Of Breast Cancer In Women

According to a recent study, women who consume a very high quantity of milk may have an increased risk of developing breast cancer. Published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, the study found that even relatively moderate amounts of dairy

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Oncologist, Oludare Adeyemi Shares Great News About Breast Cancer Treatment That Makes Cutting Off The Breast Needless

A Consultant Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Oludare Adeyemi has uncovered a new method for the treatment of breast cancer away from the conventional cutting of the breast. While advising women to go for regular screening for early detection of the disease,

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PLEASE READ: Award Winning Nigerian Journalist, Ruona Meyer Chronicles How A Prescribed Drug For Fibroid Left Her With Breast Cancer

Ruona Meyer, the award winning Nigerian investigative journalist who got nominated for an international Emmy over her work which exposed codeine addiction in the country has opened up on her battle with fibroid and breast cancer. Meyer, who underwent a successful

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Nigerian Doctor, Oludare Adeyemi Announces Major Breakthrough In Breast Cancer Treatment

A consultant radiation oncologist of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), has announced that he has achieved a breakthrough in breast cancer treatment. Dr. Oludare Adeyemi disclosed that he recently treated a breast cancer patient without mastectomy (process of

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The Role Of Onion And Garlic Consumption In The Prevention Of Breast Cancer- Research

In the first population-based study to examine the association between onion and garlic consumption and breast cancer in Puerto Rico, researchers found that women who ate sofrito more than once per day had a 67 percent decreased breast cancer risk.

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Expert Warns Against The Popular Belief That Sucking A Woman’s Breasts Could Prevent Breast Cancer | See What Does

What do you believe about the risk of getting breast cancer? Are your beliefs based on truth? According to a medical expert, contrary to popular belief, breast cancer cannot be prevented by merely sucking a woman’s breasts. Breastfeeding, according to

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: State Governor’s Wife Counsels Women On Cancer Prevention

Just as the popular saying ‘Prevention is better than cure’. Breast cancer is the most feared cancer among women. Sometimes, it’s not just the word “cancer” that’s at the root of the fear, but dread of issues associated with treating

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Does Birth Control Up Breast Cancer Risk? See What A New Study Says

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! The increasing breast cancer awareness comes at a time when women can find substantial improvements in breast cancer prevention and treatment. If you want to avoid an unwanted pregnancy, taking birth control is usually

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Three Women Share How They Trusted Their Instincts & Discovered They Had Cancer

Three women have shared how they discovered they had cancer after following their instincts. By the time Sandra Hoehler, pictured below was diagnosed with cancer, it was as much a moment of relief as one of fear. Six years earlier,

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What To Know About The Latest Developments In Breast Cancer Research, Prevention And Treatment

Breast Cancer Awareness Month kicked off on Tuesday. It is often associated with pink ribbons and 5K walks. The increasing breast cancer awareness comes at a time when women can find substantial improvements in breast cancer treatment. Here’s what you

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Stage 4 Breast Cancer Survivor And Creative Director, Ethel Olomu Shares Her Survival Story

Nigerian fashion designer, Ethel Olomu survived stage four breast cancer and is now telling her story to enlighten other women about the disease. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), early diagnosis and screening increase the chances of survival and

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Breast Cancer: Substituting Poultry For Red Meat Reduces The Risk | Details

A new study have suggested that red meat consumption may increase the risk of breast cancer, whereas poultry consumption may be protective against breast cancer risk. The finding of the study was published in the The International Journal of Cancer.

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Researchers Highlight Barriers To Breast Cancer Treatment In Nigeria

A new study has provided insights into the barriers breast cancer patients face in Nigeria. Findings from the study, titled, ‘Access to care and financial burden for patients with breast cancer in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria’, were presented at the

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Breast Cancer Specialist, Dr Branda Nwanmuo Reveals How Women Can Be Saved From Their Greatest Threat

Breast cancer is the most feared cancer among women. Sometimes, it’s not just the word “cancer” that’s at the root of the fear, but dread of issues associated with treating cancer, such as surgical complications and medication side effects. Perhaps

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Twitter User, @The06Gentleman Narrates How He Saved His Partner’s Life During Sex

A Twitter user, @The06Gentleman,  took to his handle to reveal how what was supposed to be a fun and intimate moment turned out to be a life-saving one. He narrated that he had to stop midway making out with his

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New Breast Cancer Drug Found To Boost Survival Rates By 30 Percent

A new form of drug drastically improves the survival rates of young women with the most common form of breast cancer, researchers said on Saturday, citing the results of an international clinical trial. The findings, presented at the annual meeting

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New Study Suggests Making This Diet Adjustment Can Lower Women’s Risk Of Dying From Breast Cancer

In the largest trial of its kind, researchers followed almost 50,000 women over the course of two decades. Around half were asked to slash their fat intake by around 20 per cent and consume an extra portion of fruit, vegetables

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