International Cancer Survivors Day 2020: COVID-19 as a wake-up call

The first Sunday in June every year (Sunday, June 7 in 2020) is known as the International Cancer Survivors Day (ICSD). It is a day set aside to celebrate cancer survivors; appreciate all those who contributed to their survival (the ‘co-survivors’); honor the fallen warriors (those who have succumbed to cancer) whilst raising awareness on…

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3 Important symptoms of the most common cancers in Nigeria

BREAST CANCER A lump in the breast or armpit Skin changes on breast: redness, thickening, rash, scaliness or dimpling Nipple changes: nipple turning inward; a nipple discharge other than breast milk CERVICAL CANCER Foul-smelling vaginal discharge Irregular vaginal bleeding Lower abdominal Pain LIVER CANCER Pain in the right upper abdomen Mass in the right upper…

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