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27 Nigerian Celebrities Who Died From Cancer and Kidney Failure

Cancer strikes indiscriminately, and below is a list of famous Nigerians who died of cancer. Remember to say a prayer for the loved ones these celebrities left behind. May God continue to console them. AISHAT ABIMBOLA: Beloved Nollywood actress Aishat Abimbola popularly known as Omoge Campus, was battling breast cancer, so she went to Canada for scheduled chemotherapy. Unfortunately, the heavy treatment badly affected her body, and her heart stopped beating. The 46-year old beautiful actress died in Toronto

  2 years ago ago
27 Nigerian Celebrities Who Died From Cancer and Kidney Failure

HEALTH

What Is Blood Cancer? What You Need To Know About The Disease That Claimed The Life Of Chisom

On the 18th of October 2020, the nation lost a bright star and a young leader. Chisom Chukwuneke who was only 17 years old died from blood cancer in South Africa. The bright star was indeed a huge treasure to her family and her school. Recall that Chisom had graduated from secondary school in 2019 with 7As in her WASSCE exams. The deceased passed away in South Africa after a prolonged battle with the ailment, blood cancer. Blood cancer is a cancer of blood forming tissues that hinders the blood’s ability to

  1 year ago ago
What Is Blood Cancer? What You Need To Know About The Disease That Claimed The Life Of Chisom

HEALTH

4 Important things you should know about Hodgkin's lymphoma

Hodgkin Lymphoma (also called Hodgkin’s Disease) is still a mystery to a lot of people. Hodgkin's lymphoma is a form of cancer that affects lymph nodes by affecting basic variants of B-type Lymphocytes, which are essential units of the human immune system. There are a few things to know about the disease.

  8 months ago ago
4 Important things you should know about Hodgkin's lymphoma

SPORTS

Chelsea, Man City And Other Clubs Showed Support To Brooks Who Was Diagnosed With Cancer

Welsh and Bournemouth midfielder David Brooks was diagnosed with cancer and it's a sad news. Premier league clubs send a message of support to the 24-year-old midfielder. The Welsh midfielder is one of their best players and he stayed with the club, despite that the club relegated to the championship.

  7 months ago ago
Chelsea, Man City And Other Clubs Showed Support To Brooks Who Was Diagnosed With Cancer

HEALTH

Do You Want To Remain Cancer Free? Here Are Top 6 Tips To Avoid Cancer

Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body. Cancer develops when the body's normal control mechanism stops working. Old cells do not die and instead grow out of control, forming new, abnormal cells. These extra cells may form a mass of tissue, called a tumor. Although there is no cure for cancer yet, detecting and treating the disease at an early stage can significantly improve a person's outlook. The cancers with the highest 5-year relative survival rates include melanoma, Hodgkin lymphoma,

  1 year ago ago
Do You Want To Remain Cancer Free? Here Are Top 6 Tips To Avoid Cancer

SPORTS

Former cancer patient dreams of playing at the Olympics

Former world number six Carla Suarez Navarro has disclosed that she will play at the French Open. The Spanish Tennis star revealed that she had early stage Hodgkin lymphoma and was undergoing chemotherapy in September last year. Fortunately, the 32-year old announced last month that she had a clean bill of health and was cancer free.

  1 year ago ago
Former cancer patient dreams of playing at the Olympics

SPORTS

Cancer-free Navarro ends Roland Garro's journey in a 'fine' defeat

Following nine months of battle with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro returned to the red dirt for competitive slappings of the game, bidding her farewell to the French Open after a brave defeat. United States's Sloane Stephens halted Spaniard's dream to advance the second round on a 3-6, 7-6,6-4 game, but Carla was the happiest to step up in the event

  11 months ago ago
Cancer-free Navarro ends Roland Garro's journey in a 'fine' defeat

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Madagascar: What you need to know about their herbal "richness" and healings of diseases

Republic of Madagascar is home to an abundance of animals and plants found nowhere else on Earth. Approximately 90% of all animal and plant species found in Madagascar are endemic, including here the lemurs which is a type of prosimian primate, many birds and the carnivorous fossa. This ecology diversity has led some ecologists to refer to Madagascar as the “eighth continent”. In 2010 this island has been classified by Conservation International as a biodiversity hotspot. More than 85 % of Madagascar’

  2 years ago ago
Madagascar: What you need to know about their herbal

HEALTH

Children born to mothers over age 30 risk cancer - Study

Women who have children after the age of 30 face a greater risk of their offspring developing cancer, scientists have discovered.  Those who were over 35 were more likely to have infants linked to an increased risk of leukaemia diagnoses – especially acute lymphoblastic leukemia – as well as non-Hodgkin lymphoma.  For those between the age of 30 and 34, a link was found for Hodgkin lymphoma. The association may be due to an increase in chromosomal mutations in older people, say the researchers.  The

  2 years ago ago
Children born to mothers over age 30 risk cancer - Study

HEALTH

What Is Hodgkin Lymphoma?

Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer . It develops in the white blood cells of the lymphatic system , which is part of the immune system . The lymphatic system includes: lymph nodes the thymus (a gland located behind the breastbone) spleen tonsils and adenoids (or vegetations) bone marrow the tubes, called lymphatic vessels, that connect these parts of the body to each other Hodgkin lymphoma begins in the lymph nodes in the neck and then spreads from one part of the lymphatic system to another. In Hodgkin lymphoma,

  1 year ago ago
What Is Hodgkin Lymphoma?

ENTERTAINMENT

Almost 19 years since harry potter series, see how they look now

Harry potter! one of the favourite magic series of all age, i remember my dad reading the novel a time or two. Harry potter captured the imagination of people differing widely in maturity and culture! They have done so because, like all great literature, the Harry Potter stories speak to people of all ages by presenting universal truths not by preaching but in a subliminal, parable-like way. I enjoyed the movie and I still do. if like me you have been curious where the movie cast who played the iconic wizards,

  1 year ago ago
Almost 19 years since harry potter series,  see how they look now