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.
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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