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Read our blog to get more information and insight on cancers and other health issues. You can access the latest cancer prevention tips and how to maintain healthy lifestyle habits. The health blog also provides you with information on cancer treatment support, social support, coping resources and trending health concerns such as the Coronavirus or COVID19 infection.

Social Distancing – Why is it important?

In our fight against any infection, prevention is our best bet when there is no known cure for that infection. From authorized sources, COVID-19 is transmitted from person to person through droplets, fomites and close contact. Social distancing also called Physical distancing means keeping space between yourself and other people outside of your home. In …

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Common Misconceptions About Conception COVID-19

Since the outbreak of the COVID19 pandemic that has ravaged the whole world, there have been a number of mistaken beliefs, false impressions and unproven information surrounding this novel virus. The world has been thrown into a panic mode and it is important that any impressions or information that goes around to the general public …

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Nutritional Nuggets

There are known causes for some cancer (e.g. infections, radiation, smoking etc.) but the causes of some other cancer types are still unknown. For these cancers, however, some things may increase the possibility of developing cancer called Risk Factors. One of them is the type of food you eat or don’t eat. No single food …

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10 #stayathome tips to keep you busy during the #COVID19 social distancing period

In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, the world at large is at a period where we are practising self-isolation and social distancing. In a bid to reduce the transmission of the coronavirus, the Nigerian government instructed its citizens to #stayathome where this is possible. I am pretty sure that a number of us were …

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12 frequently asked questions about COVID19 and Coronavirus

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic happening globally, there are tons of information and misinformation available online. Some of us are beginning to have more questions, yet we are unable to find the right answers. In this post, we have tried to collate the most frequently asked questions about the virus and provided verifiable answers to …

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Cancer and Fertility

Cancer treatment can affect one’s fertility in more ways than one, especially for women. Typically, it is not one of the most discussed topics when it comes to cancer and cancer treatments but it is something to consider. If you are undergoing cancer treatment and wish to get pregnant at some point in the future, …

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Understanding The Different Stages of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common incidence of cancer. According to WHO, breast cancer impacts 2.1 million women each year and also causes the greatest number of cancer-related deaths among women. Over 600 thousand deaths from breast cancer were recorded in 2018. Breast cancer is prevalent among women and very rare among men. What is …

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Common Signs of Breast Cancer You Should Know

WHO reports that breast cancer is the most popular type of cancer among women. The organization records that it affects 2.1 million women annually. It is also the cause of the greatest number of cancer-related deaths among women. Breast cancer is more prevalent among females, but in rare cases, it can occur in men too. …

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