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I Lost Both Of My Grandmothers To Breast Cancer – Pastor Laurie Idahosa
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I Lost Both Of My Grandmothers To Breast Cancer – Pastor Laurie Idahosa

Pastor Laurie Idahosa has shared her experience after a worrisome mammogram she underwent in the United States. Recounting how she lost both of her grandmothers to breast cancer because it wasn't detected early enough, Laurie said the doctors found something worrisome on both of her breasts and asked her to come back for a repeat mammogram and an ultrasound of her breasts. She however disclosed that she went into a prayer mode, praying that whatever they found would be gone by the time she had a repeat test. The cleric revealed that the doctor who reviewed the images thereafter, told her that "whatever was there before is not there now." Laurie Idahosa who expressed gratitude to God over the healing, told her female followers to be proactive with their breast health as early det...
I drink cow urine everyday – Popular Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar
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I drink cow urine everyday – Popular Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar

Bollywood actor, Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia, popularly known by his screen name as Akshay Kumar, has disclosed that he drinks cow urine everyday to ''protect himself from diseases.''   The 53-year-old actor believes that the animal’s waste has medicinal benefits that fight diseases, including the dreaded Coronavirus. A thought shared by lots of Indians.   The actor is a loyal supporter of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s party, which has earmarked millions of dollars for research into products using bovine waste to cure diseases like diabetes and cancer.     During a live show with the British television adventurer Bear Grylls, they drank tea made from elephant dung in an Indian tiger reserve as they spoke about their new show.   While talki...
Golf major winner, John Daly diagnosed with bladder cance
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Golf major winner, John Daly diagnosed with bladder cance

Two-time golf major winner, John Daly has revealed that he has been diagnosed with bladder cancer.   The veteran American PGA and Champions Tour golfer, 54, told Golf Channel that he received the diagnosis during a doctor visit after battling kidney stones.   “He did a CT with iodine,” Daly said. “They could see everything, said the kidneys are OK, looks like you passed a bunch, doesn't look like any stones are in there. But unfortunately, you have bladder cancer.   “After I did the CT, I was fixing to sip on a Diet Coke and he said, ‘Don’t drink anything. You need to get back in here and get this cancer out of you.’”   Daly said that doctors were able to remove the cancer, but they revealed to him that it would return back.   “He got ...
Twins Born in London Face Deportation to Different Countries
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Twins Born in London Face Deportation to Different Countries

London-born twins who have never left the UK are facing deportation to different countries in the Caribbean after their jail terms for grievous bodily harm. 24-year-old Darrell Roberts has been issued with a deportation notice informing him that the Home Office plans to send him to the Dominican Republic following his release. He believes officials made an error because his father was born on the island of Dominica. His twin brother, Darren Roberts, has also been warned he faces deportation to Grenada – the country where his mother was born – when he finishes his own jail sentence, according to his partner. Darrell told The Guardian that he and Darren entered social care aged 13 when their mother, from Grenada, and uncle died in quick succession from cancer.  He claims that Ea...
Joel Schumacher, Director of Batman Films, dies at 80
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Joel Schumacher, Director of Batman Films, dies at 80

Joel Schumacher, the famed director of the Batman movie franchise and 'Lost boys' has died aged 80 after a long battle with cancer. Schumacher died on Monday in New York the same city he was born and bred. Schumacher started out in Hollywood as a costume designer, earning credits on 1972’s “Play It as It Lays,” Herbert Ross’ “The Last of Sheila” (1973),  Paul Mazursky’s “Blume in Love (1973), Woody Allen’s “Sleeper” (1973) and “Interiors” (1978) and 1975 Neil Simon adaptation “The Prisoner of Second Avenue.” He was also credited as the production designer on the 1974 TV horror film “Killer Bees.” before he went into writing screen plays then directing. Schumacher started directing the “Batman” franchise when Tim Burton exited Warner Bros.’ His first batman movie ''B...
Lagos PDP Loses Women Leader, Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo, after a Brief Illness
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Lagos PDP Loses Women Leader, Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo, after a Brief Illness

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced the death of Mrs Shola Oladeinbo, the Women Leader of the party. A statement signed by Prince Muiz Dosunmu, the State Secretary of the party said she died on Friday, June 19, after a brief illness. Describing the deceased as a dedicated member of the PDP family, he said funeral arrangements will be announced by the family. The statement reads: "Every being has its time and season. When the bell tolls, he hearkens. May the Saints light your way through the land of shadow, to the hearts of eternal peace, our indefatigable woman leader, Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo. "With heavy heart, and total submission to the will of God, the entire PDP State Executive Committee members, announce the sudden demise of Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo, a s...
‘Your legacy lives on’ – Yobo pays heartfelt tribute to late Stephen Keshi
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‘Your legacy lives on’ – Yobo pays heartfelt tribute to late Stephen Keshi

The Super Eagles’ assistant coach took to social media to put out a heartfelt tribute to commemorate the death of the Nigeria icon Nigeria football legend Joseph Yobo has posted an emotional tribute to Stephen Keshi, who passed away on June 7, 2016. Keshi - the only man after Mahmoud El-Gohary to win the Africa Cup of Nations as a player and coach - passed away after suffering a heart attack at the age of 54 on this day four years ago - six months after losing his wife Kate to cancer. Yobo developed an incredible bond with the ‘Big Boss’ during his time as Super Eagles coach, having captained his team to winning the 2013 Afcon staged in South Africa. Also, he played a key role in his side’s 2014 Fifa World Cup outing where the three-time African champions bowed out to France in t...
70% COVID -19 Deaths Is Caused Hypertension, Diabetes, Tuberculosis, Others Ailments  – Minister Of Health, Osagie Ehanire Says
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70% COVID -19 Deaths Is Caused Hypertension, Diabetes, Tuberculosis, Others Ailments – Minister Of Health, Osagie Ehanire Says

Dr Osagie Ehanire has said that 70 percent of Nigerians that have died from the novel Coronavirus in the country are persons with hypertension, diabetes, kidney disease, HIV, cancer, and tuberculosis. He stated this during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID -19 on Thursday, May 21. According to the Minister, analysis of the number of deaths so far recorded as a result of the virus showed that 70 percent were males while the remaining 30 percent were females. “The core morbidity of the fatalities we have had to COVID -19, 70% of them have hypertension, or diabetes, and the rest were kidney disease, HIV, cancer, tuberculosis, and other sundry challenges. A finding from the analysis of the death patterns shows 70% to 30% for male and female around that ratio and...
Christian Apologist Ravi Zacharias Dies Of Cancer At 74
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Christian Apologist Ravi Zacharias Dies Of Cancer At 74

Prominent Christian apologetics author and speaker, Ravi Zacharias, died Tuesday at the age of 74 following a battle with a rare form of cancer. Zacharias’ daughter, Sarah Davis, posted a message on the website of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries on Tuesday, titled “Ravi Zacharias, Now With Jesus,” confirming that the apologist had passed away. “It was his Savior, Jesus Christ, that my dad always wanted most to talk about. Even in his final days, until he lacked the energy and breath to speak, he turned every conversation to Jesus and what the Lord had done,” she wrote. “He perpetually marveled that God took a seventeen-year-old skeptic, defeated in hopelessness and unbelief, and called him into a life of glorious hope and belief in the truth of Scripture—a message he w...
Legendary Soul Singer, Betty Wright Dies
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Legendary Soul Singer, Betty Wright Dies

Legendary Soul singer Betty Wright has died from cancer, according to reports from multiple media outlets. She was 66. The Grammy-winning singer was known for classics such as “Tonight Is the Night,” “No Pain, (No Gain)” and “Clean Up Woman.” Wright died at her home in Miami. Her death was confirmed by Steve Greenberg of S-Curve Records, who said Ms. Wright had been diagnosed with cancer in the fall and underwent chemotherapy. “She was an incredible writer, producer, and mentor to young artists,” Mr. Greenberg said. “It’s an incredible loss.” Wright’s niece also confirmed her aunt’s passing this morning on Twitter. “I just lost my aunt this morning…. and now my mood has changed…. sleep in peace aunty Betty Wright fly high angel,” she wrote. See tweets below: Bor...
Former Liverpool striker & renowned Spanish football commentator Michael Robinson dies aged 61
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Former Liverpool striker & renowned Spanish football commentator Michael Robinson dies aged 61

Tributes have been pouring in for the former forward who also enjoyed spells at Brighton, Osasuna and Manchester City Former Liverpool striker Michael Robinson has died at the age of 61. Robinson, who claimed a league title with the Reds during their treble-winning 1983-84 campaign, had been battling cancer since 2018. The ex-Republic of Ireland international's family confirmed his death via an official statement on Tuesday, which reads: "With tremendous sadness, we inform you of Michael's death.
‘Game Of Thrones’ Dire Wolf Dog Dies Of Cancer
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‘Game Of Thrones’ Dire Wolf Dog Dies Of Cancer

A famous dog who played ‘Summer’ in Game of Thrones has died of cancer, according to reports. The northern Inuit dog from the Game of Thrones cast played Bran Stark’s dire wolf in the HBO’s fantasy series written by George R.R. Martin. The dog named Odin featured in Game of Thrones’ first episode. Paying tribute to Odin, his owners wrote on social media: “It’s difficult to put into words how this has impacted us as a family, for Odin led a life like no other dog. “Odin was a family member first and we got him when he was a pup at seven weeks old. All we wanted were big dogs to take hiking and to sleep at our feet in the evening beside the fire, everything after that was a bonus. Odin’s passing marks the end of a decade and the end of an era as he taught our friends and famil...
Ben Murray-Bruce Loses his Wife, Evelyn to Cancer
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Ben Murray-Bruce Loses his Wife, Evelyn to Cancer

Ben Murray-Bruce, Chairman of Silverbird Group has lost his wife Evelyn Murray-Bruce to cancer. The heartbroken former Senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, described Evelyn as his best friend for 43 years and wife for 41 years. Ben Murray-Bruce who shared photos which captured beautiful memories he created with his wife, stated that she will remain alive in his heart forever. He wrote; I’m broken. Just lost my beautiful wife to cancer. She was my best friend for 43 years and my wife for 41 years. Cancer is real, but it shouldn’t be a death sentence - awareness, and early detection and treatment are key to survival. I miss her so so much. I’m broken. Our children are devastated, I am too. But I have to be strong for them. Please put our family in your pr...
Actress Etinosa Slams Apostle Suleman Over his Recent Comment about Bleaching
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Actress Etinosa Slams Apostle Suleman Over his Recent Comment about Bleaching

Nollywood actress, Idemudia Etinosa has taken a swipe at the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleman over his recent comment about bleaching. The cleric had described those who bleach as fraudsters in a recent sermon at the headquarters of his church in Auchi, Edo State. Apostle Suleman added that those who bleach the colour of their skin end up smelling and are prone to contracting cancer. He was heard saying in a viral video; "Can I give you a counsel as a boy and a girl, don’t bleach. “Bleaching has no end, anything that moves from the original has no end. “When you start bleaching you start smelling because you’re taking off the original layer. “Some parts of your body react, they refuse to cooperate with you because you ar...
Magu Never Said Coronavirus is Caused by Corruption- EFCC Insists
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Magu Never Said Coronavirus is Caused by Corruption- EFCC Insists

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, is still insisting that its acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, never said that Coronavirus otherwise known as Covid19 is caused by corruption. Magu trended last week after a video of him making the said comment at the commission's passing out ceremony in Kaduna, surfaced online. In the video, Magu could be heard saying “Corruption is the biggest strategy to human kind. Your Excellency, corruption is worse than all the diseases now running about. And I strongly believe, Your Excellency, that even the coronavirus is caused by corruption.” The commission initially denied the allegation. Today, the commission has issued a statement insisting that Magu never said Coronavirus was caused by corruption. In the statement titled, ‘Covid 19...
Slick Woods Reveals she Suffered Another Seizure Amid Stage 3 Cancer Battle
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Slick Woods Reveals she Suffered Another Seizure Amid Stage 3 Cancer Battle

Slick Woods sparked concern after she shared a photo of herself shortly after suffering another seizure while battling stage 3 cancer. The model who walked the Savage X Fenty runway while in labour, shared a photo of her swollen face to Instagram and wrote: "Man another seizure f**k the bulls**t I'm going vegan." Followers took to the comment section of her post to express their concern for her and to encourage her to keep fighting. Some advised her to go vegan to avoid the poison in animal protein. This is the second time the 23-year-old model is suffering a seizure within one month. In January, she revealed to her IG followers that she had suffered a seizure in the middle of the night and thanked her photographer Chey Allegra for saving her life. Slick has a 1-yea...
Girl, 13, Pregnant with 10-year-old Boyfriend’s Baby’ now Famous after her social media following rocketed following news of her pregnancy
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Girl, 13, Pregnant with 10-year-old Boyfriend’s Baby’ now Famous after her social media following rocketed following news of her pregnancy

A pregnant 13-year-old Russian girl who says the father of her unborn child is a 10-year-old boy has become popular online following news of her pregnancy. The schoolgirl mum-to-be is now looking for sponsors so she can become an online influencer. Local media said the girl is trying to monetise her social media accounts and is willing to work with famous brands and sponsors. The teen, who lives in Siberian town Zheleznogorsk, attends seventh grade while the 10-year-old who is reportedly the boyfriend and father of her child is still in fourth, according to reports. She was only 13 when she fell pregnant but the girl, who was initially identified as Daria "Dasha" Rubchinskaya but later as Daria "Dasha" Sudnishnikova, has reportedly recently turned 14. The pregnant teen and ...
African Star Apple Could Cause Male Infertility
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African Star Apple Could Cause Male Infertility

Ethanolic extracts of African star apple or cherry have been validated in recent studies to damage fertility in men. CHUKWUMA MUANYA and ADAKU ONYENUCHEYA write. New studies have shown that the ethanolic root bark extract of African cherry may damage fertility in men.African cherry is a plant, which has been used in traditional/alternative medicine in Nigeria to treat several health problems, as various parts of this herb have been proved to have a wide range of therapeutic effects. The plant is a rich source of natural antioxidants, which have been established to promote health by acting against oxidative stress related disease such as; diabetics, cancer and coronary heart diseases.Its bark is used for the treatment of yellow fever and malaria while the leaf is used as an emolli...
Model Slick Woods, who is Battling Cancer, reveals she Suffered an Unexpected Seizure
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Model Slick Woods, who is Battling Cancer, reveals she Suffered an Unexpected Seizure

Slick Woods, the model who made news headlines when she walked the runway at Rihanna's Savage X Fenty show while she was pregnant, has revealed that she suffered an unexpected seizure. She announced months ago that she has been diagnosed with stage 3 cancer and is receiving treatment. She just gave an update now that she's doing better and learning to walk again after a particularly difficult time when she suffered an unexpected seizure. Sharing a photo from her hospital bed, with an IV line sticking out of her arm, she wrote: "Now that I’m feeling a million times better and walking again thanks @cheyalli for saving my life during an unexpected seizure in the middle of the night, man there’s so many people going through way worse #staygoofy"
Former Heavyweight Champion,Leon Spinks diagnosed with prostate Cancer
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Former Heavyweight Champion,Leon Spinks diagnosed with prostate Cancer

Former world heavyweight champion, Leon Spinks has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, that has spread to his bladder. The news comes after Sun Sport reported last month that  the 66-year-old champion was rushed to a Las Vegas hospital in a serious condition. His wife, Brenda confirmed the sad news about her 66-year-old husband, who was first diagnosed in May. 'It's going to be a long road and a lot of work,' Brenda Spinks said in a statement to USA TODAY Sports. 'But we are bound and determined for the Champ to make a comeback!' According to the US publication, Spinks is now back at his family home in Nevada after being discharged from hospital in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve. He is expected to undergo cancer treatment on an outpatient basis. Spinks who won the Olympic Gold...
Man United include 19 year old Max Taylor in Europa League squad barely nine months after undergoing chemotherapy and battling cancer
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Man United include 19 year old Max Taylor in Europa League squad barely nine months after undergoing chemotherapy and battling cancer

Manchester United football club of England have included youngster Max Taylor in it's 19-man Europa league squad to face Astana on Thursday, barely nine months after the player went through chemotherapy. Taylor, 19, was diagnosed with cancer in February before undergoing intensive chemotherapy and miraculously last month the defender made an emotional return to the club's U23 side, earning the praise of his teammates and his manager, Ole Gunnaer Solksjaer in the process. Manchester United have already qualified for the next stage of the Europa league, and Soksjaer wanted to give some youngsters some playing time in the Europa, so included Taylor's name in the squad after playing for a month in the Under 23 side and coming through unscathed. Taylor, who changed his surname from Dun...
Soyinka Reacts To Media Distortions Of His 2014 Experience With Cancer
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Soyinka Reacts To Media Distortions Of His 2014 Experience With Cancer

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has lamented distortions and media misconception of a BBC feature programme in which his 2014 experience with cancer was featured. Soyinka, in a statement on Wednesday, said he had not seen the final presentation of a BBC feature programme on Health Awareness in which his 2014 experience with cancer was featured, but that he had been bombarded by narratives of the most disquieting nature, distortions through either misreporting or media misconceptions of what the BBC feature actually conveyed. “The first – and most urgent – correction of course is to re-state that this is an ancient tale that is firmly situated in the past tense. In other words, I have not been under any cancer related condition for over five years. Indeed, it was in order to av...
Tina Turner’s hopeful 80th birthday message after kidney failure and cancer
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Tina Turner’s hopeful 80th birthday message after kidney failure and cancer

Music legend Tina Turner has spoken about turning 80 today, saying: “It’s like having a second chance at life.” The star has had a stellar 60-year career in which she has sold more than 200 million records. But in recent years the Queen of Rock and Roll has been dogged by ill health including a cancer fight and a kidney transplant. Tina said: “I’m 80. What do I think? How did I think I would be at 80? Not like this. “I look great. I feel good. I have gone through some very serious sicknesses that I am overcoming. It’s like having a second chance at life. “I am happy to be an 80-year-old.” Tina, whose hits include Simply The Best and What’s Love Got To Do With It, suffered a mild stroke after marrying German music executive Erwin Bach, 63, in 2013 and had to learn to walk ...
Manchester United Teenager Max Taylor Makes His Stunning Return Eight Months After Being Diagnosed With Cancer
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Manchester United Teenager Max Taylor Makes His Stunning Return Eight Months After Being Diagnosed With Cancer

Max Taylor has completed an emotional long-awaited return for Manchester United eight months after beating cancer. The 19-year-old centre-back was diagnosed with the illness in February and underwent chemotherapy and responded successfully to the treatment. And the United youngster, whose illness was monitored by medical staff, returned to training last month. Taylor marked his sensational return in an under-23s clash against Swansea on Monday when he came off the bench to replace the injured Teden Mengi in the 37th minute. The United defender put in a stellar performance as the Red Devils completed a 4-1 thumping of Swansea. Taylor signed for the club in 2014 after a successful trial and made 17 appearances for United's under-18s side. He was part of the United team th...
Cancer Prevention: Breastfeed Your Babies Not Men – Expert Warns Women
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Cancer Prevention: Breastfeed Your Babies Not Men – Expert Warns Women

A medical expert, Mrs Abigael Shona, has said breastfeeding a baby and not men could prevent breast cancer in women. Shona told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Ilorin that contrary to popular belief that men sucking their wife’s breasts could prevent breast cancer, it could only help detect it. She said mothers who breastfeed lower their risk of pre- and post-menopausal breast cancer. “Most women who breastfeed experience hormonal changes during lactation that delay their menstrual periods. “This reduces a woman’s lifetime exposure to hormones like estrogen, which can promote breast cancer cell growth. “And what sucking the breast by a man can only do is to detect breast cancer by feeling the lumps early enough so as to seek medical help,” Shona said. S...
“I am not dead!” Machachari actress, Mama Baha, alleged to be dead, strongly refutes the claims
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“I am not dead!” Machachari actress, Mama Baha, alleged to be dead, strongly refutes the claims

It was just yesterday that news flew around concerning Machachari actress, Wanjiku Mburu alias Mama Baha’s death. However, she is not dead. The popular act has come out to dismiss the claims that she is no more. Mama Baha on Wednesday, the 2nd of October condemned the news while confirming she is alive and doing well. Sadly, her alleged death was fueled by news of the death of Machachari’s director of photography, Mburu Kimani’s wife, Pamela Wanjiru. Speaking to TUKO, Mama Baha clarified: I am well. The blogs should at least call people to confirm before spreading false reports. It is true someone died but it is not me. I am not happy with the false reports and people using my photos. My heart goes out to Mburu Kimani and his family for the loss of their loved one. My fans s...
US rapper, Trina loses mom after cancer battle
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US rapper, Trina loses mom after cancer battle

Vernessa 'Nessa' Taylor, the mother of American rapper Trina, has died following a battle with cancer. She was 62. A representative for Trina confirmed the tragic news to TMZ, stating the family has requested privacy while they mourn their loss. "Thank you all for your kind words and condolences regarding Trina’s mother," the representative told the outlet. "It truly gives the family some peace and comfort knowing that 'Nessa' lived such a fulfilling life filled with love and abundance." The Miami rapper who didn't publicize her mother's cancer battle reportedly threw her mother a birthday party in February and posted "F**k Cancer" on Instagram later that month. She also paid homage to Taylor on “Mama” from her new album, The One. "My mom was kinda sick when I was in the stu...
Dem Franchize Boyz rapper Gerald ‘Buddie’ Tiller dies after battling cancer
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Dem Franchize Boyz rapper Gerald ‘Buddie’ Tiller dies after battling cancer

Gerald Tiller, a member of Atlanta rap group Dem Franchize Boyz has passed away. The American rapper better known as Buddie died of cancer. So So Def CEO Jermaine Dupri on Sunday night (August 25) took to Instagram to announce the passing of Buddie, born Gerald Tiller. “They call me Doctor Doc? I prescribe what a ni**a need,” JD wrote in a caption, quoting Buddie’s verse from Dem Franchize Boyz’ popular hit “Lean Wit It, Rock Wit It.” “#ripbuddy may your soul rest easy #demfranchiseboyz. #fuckcancer” The official Dem Franchize Boyz Instagram page also announced the rapper’s death Sunday, writing “R.I.P Buddie you Will be Missed.” His death follows the tragic loss of Nipsey Hussle, Bushwhick Bill, Tech 9 and Puerto Rican rapper Kevin Fret. The Dem Franchize Boyz is best known...
Fast rising Nigerian rapper Cameey dies of cancer
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Fast rising Nigerian rapper Cameey dies of cancer

A fast rising Nigerian rapper, Cameey is dead. The rapper died yesterday weeks after his management rolled out a request bleeding for help on his behalf. Cameey had needed $100,000 (N35m) for cancer treatment before passing away yesterday. Just like some people have been saying, hospitals are now another way of making wealth, most have left their primary responsibilities, and every treatment now has to run into huge thousands, most millions! Sad sad!!
Jordyn Woods compares her Kardashian fallout to cancer, Says ‘It became like a tumour’
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Jordyn Woods compares her Kardashian fallout to cancer, Says ‘It became like a tumour’

Jordyn Woods did not hold back about her relationship with the Kardashian/Jenner clan after a massive fallout with the family earlier this year, calling the backlash she received cancerous. She is on the cover of Cosmopolitan UK, in which she spoke about the cheating scandal involving herself and Tristan Thompson, insisting that she never wanted to "see anyone hurt". Jordyn, who was best friends with Kylie Jenner, was accused of cheating with Tristan , Khloe Kardashian's baby-daddy. She denied the allegations, but did admit that he tried to kiss her. At the time, Khloe ripped into her on social media and the fallout led to Jordyn being ousted from the powerful Hollywood family, with their fans taking daily shots at her. She said she became obsessed with the online comments. ...
That Mouth Blister Is NOT Malaria But Herpes Labialis
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That Mouth Blister Is NOT Malaria But Herpes Labialis

HERPES LABIALIS OR COLD SORES UNCOVERED! Patient: I have a sore by the side of my lips, they (Medics) said it’s Malaria. Every Medic: LIESSSSSSSS! We never said such. Here’s a an informative and hopefully fun thread on Herpes Simplex Virus. HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS (HSV) : a subliminal bad guy that can be majorly grouped into two. HSV-1 : This is mostly characterized by the presence of a sore on the lip. Most commonly attributed to Malaria (by my Country people) and this is FALSE. The sore on the lip caused by HSV-1 are commonly called ‘cold sores’ or ‘fever blisters’ because the virus can surface again during cold or heat. It can also surface again due to; stress, weak immunity from diabetes, HIV, cancer, etc . HSV-1 can be transferred through kissing (body contact w...
NAFDAC Warns Against Consumption Of Ponmo
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NAFDAC Warns Against Consumption Of Ponmo

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned the general public to be careful of the consumption of animal hides, known as Ponmo. A statement signed by the Director-General (DG) of the agency, Mrs Mojisola Adeyeye, states that most of these animal hides are meant for industrial use. Adeyeye added that some of these animal hides were pre-treated with industrial chemicals, which were not of food grade and were toxic and injurious to human health. According to the her, investigations have revealed that some companies legally imported hides from countries like Lebanon and Turkey, while majority of the product were smuggled into the country through the porous borders. “The Management of NAFDAC wishes to use this medium to alert the general pub...
Study links sugary drinks with cancer
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Study links sugary drinks with cancer

The study published by The BMJ reports possible association between higher consumption of sugary drinks and and an increased risk of cancer. Although an observational study requiring cautious interpretation, the findings add to growing body of evidence indicating that limiting sugary drink consumption might contribute to a reduction in cancer cases. The consumption of sugary drinks has increased worldwide during the last few decades and is convincingly associated with the risk of obesity, which in turn is recognised as a strong risk factor for many cancers. But research on sugary drinks and the risk of cancer is still limited. So a team of researchers based in France set out to assess the associations between the consumption of sugary drinks (sugar sweetened beverages and 100 per cen...
UK Woman Had Chemo & Breast Removal Surgery For A Cancer She Never Had
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UK Woman Had Chemo & Breast Removal Surgery For A Cancer She Never Had

Talk about medical misdiagnosis.. A woman wrongly diagnosed of breast cancer, had her two breast removed, had implant inserted, suffer complications of chemotherapy and other treatment modalities A 28-year-old woman, Sarah Boyle had undergone months of chemotherapy and having her breasts removed, only to be told she didn’t actually have cancer. Boyle has been diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer by doctors at Royal Stoke University Hospital at the end of 2016 and started treatment to battle the cancer, reports Independent UK. However, several months later the hospital realised its error. This was after the mother-of-two had already had extensive treatment, a double mastectomy (removal of both breasts) and reconstructive surgery. Asides the trauma of the treatments, ...
I didn’t believe it when my cousin Chioma told me she was dating Davido – Peruzzi
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I didn’t believe it when my cousin Chioma told me she was dating Davido – Peruzzi

Peruzzi recounted how hard it was for him to believe that his distant cousin Chioma was dating Davido, as he talked about how his relationship with the DMW boss began.   According to the Peruzzi, he first got news of Chioma dating Davido after his mother's burial which was also when he noticed that Davido was always supporting his songs and brand on his social media platform.   He said, “After my mother’s burial; I was going home and someone sent me a message on Twitter, commending my song. The person asked if I remembered her. After she explained who she was, I remembered her. She told me Davido sent my song to her. I didn’t believe it. She further told me that they were dating and she is like my distant cousin, so I didn’t even see it coming. “I felt like how can s...
Man Discovers A Lady Has Breast Lump During Sex
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Man Discovers A Lady Has Breast Lump During Sex

Twitter user @The06Gentleman took to his handle to reveal how he detected a lady had cancer while they were making love. According to him, the discovery killed the mood of the moment but it helped save a life. He is being applauded for paying attention while he was satisfying his sexual urge. See the various reactions to his tweet below
Davido Gives ₦1M To Ify Onwuemene, Promises To Support Her Medical Bills
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Davido Gives ₦1M To Ify Onwuemene, Promises To Support Her Medical Bills

Davido has given 1M naira to the Nollywood actress Ify Onwuemene who has been reportedly sick and battling cancer overtime. He also Promised to support her medical bills until she fully recovers. She appreciated him, and insisted that she still needed his song as she needs him to sing for her. Watch video:   View this post on Instagram   JUST IN: #Davido gives ₦1M to the woman battling cancer, Promise to support her medical bills until she fully recovers. A post shared by Our Talk Room (@ourtalkroom) on Jun 30, 2019 at 12:19am PDT  
Music Star Davido Finds Nollywood Actress Down With Cancer
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Music Star Davido Finds Nollywood Actress Down With Cancer

Nigerian singer, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido has found Ify Onwuemene, the Nollywood actress reported to be down with cancer. The pop star posted a video of the bed-ridden woman some few days back and asked for help in locating her so he could help her with her medical bills. After days of what can be regarded as a fruitful search, the singer took to his social media page to announce he has been connected with the woman and they actually had a video communication.
“Dog the Bounty Hunter” loses wife Beth Chapman to cancer
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“Dog the Bounty Hunter” loses wife Beth Chapman to cancer

Beth Chapman, the wife of American bounty hunter and a former bail bondsman, Duane Lee "Dog" Chapman has died following a lengthy battle with cancer. She was 51.   Her husband confirmed the sad news via Twitter on Wednesday, writing: “It’s 5:32 in Hawaii, this is the time she would wake up to go hike Koko Head mountain. Only today, she hiked the stairway to heaven. We all love you, Beth. See you on the other side.” Her death comes after the family said on Sunday that Chapman had been placed in a medically induced coma from her cancer battle. “Please say your prayers for Beth right now thank you love you,” Duane, 66, tweeted to fans.   In  September 2017, Beth announced that she’d been diagnosed with stage II throat cancer. By November, the reality star was cance...
Telenovela star, Edith Gonzalez dies at 54, three years after she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer
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Telenovela star, Edith Gonzalez dies at 54, three years after she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer

Mexican telenovela star Edith Gonzalez is dead. She died on Thursday at the age of 54 three years after she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Her death was confirmed by the official Mexican news agency Notimex and the TV stations for which she worked, Televisa and TV Azteca.   The actress revealed in August 2016 that doctors discovered cancerous tissue in her abdomen. Her cancer entered remission in 2017 but returned sometime this year. She is survived by her husband, Lorenzo Lazo, and 14-year-old daughter, Constanza.   Best known for her role in the soap "Salomé," Gonzalez continued to work up until her death, most recently as a judge on the Mexican reality show "This Is My Style." After she was diagnosed with cancer in 2016, she constantly spoke about her treatment...
Nigerian Doctor Wins “Brain Tumor Research” Award In U.S.
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Nigerian Doctor Wins “Brain Tumor Research” Award In U.S.

Dr Chibawanye Ene, a US-based Nigerian Doctor, has won the 2019 Ronald L. Bittner Award on Brain Tumor Research. A statement from the Clinical Department, Applied Radiation Oncology U.S., said Ene received the award at the 2019 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting held from April 13 to April 17 in San Diego. The-37-year-old, who is from Akpugo in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State, won the award with his research work on ‘Anti-PD-L1 Immunotherapy Enhances Radiation-induced Abscopal Response in Glioblastoma’. Journalists gathered that Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that helps the immune system fight cancer. The immune system made up of white blood cells, organs and tissues of the lymph system help the bo...
Annie Idibia’s Father Dies Of Cancer
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Annie Idibia’s Father Dies Of Cancer

Annie Idibia is quite is a sorrowful mood as she lost her father to cancer in the early hours of today. The actress who announced that her father is dead, revealed that he fought so hard. Annie Idibia first talked about her father this year, when she revealed she doesn't want to be known just as Tuface's wife. Recounting the time she spent with her father, she said; “This year started for me quite tough. I spent the first three months of this year in the hospital with my father because he had been sick for a while but God has been great and I am grateful. I am actually closer to my mother than my father because she raised us single-handedly. My father is still my father and since he was sick we had to rally round him." Annie who revealed that she lost her father to cancer on Inst...
Rio Ferdinand Set to Turn Down Manchester United Job
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Rio Ferdinand Set to Turn Down Manchester United Job

Rio Ferdinand is considering rejecting the chance to return to Manchester United because he does not want to move his family to the North-West, the Manchester Evening News reports. The 40-year-old has held talks with Ed Woodward over a senior position on United’s board. United are keen to appoint a technical director and it is believed Mike Phelan is in pole position to get the job. However, Phelan wants to retain a link to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first team set-up and United want a sporting director to oversee club recruitment. Even though Ferdinand is interested in a return to Old Trafford, he has reservations over “uprooting his young family”. The former England defender has three young children all below the age of 12 and he lost his wife Rebecca to breast cancer in 2...
Google AI Centre to develop solutions for pancreatic cancer
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Google AI Centre to develop solutions for pancreatic cancer

Mr Moustpha Cisse, Head of Google AI Accra, made this known on Wednesday while unveiling its new Artificial Intelligence (AI) Centre in Accra Ghana. Cisse said Google has started carrying out research to develop solutions that would address the problems peculiar to Africa, one of which was the development of solutions for pancreatic cancer in Africans. AI is the theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making and translation between languages. According to Cisse, operations at the AI Centre is based on Google’s AI principles which ensures that things done will benefit people, will not violate their rights and done in a responsible way. “At Google AI, we are ...
Lagos Socialite, Oyin Oshikanlu Is Dead, Died Of Cancer
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Lagos Socialite, Oyin Oshikanlu Is Dead, Died Of Cancer

Nollywood actress Eniola Badmus just confirmed the death of Lagos socialite Oyin Oshikanlu. There were reports last year that Oyin Oshiknalu suffered cancer and was undergoing chemotherapy session at an undisclosed hospital abroad. She is survived by her son Obaoluwa Aikhionbare with Oil and Gas mogul, Sam Aikhionbare. The very lavish first birthday party they threw for their son in Abuja back in 2017 was the talk of the town for many months.
Eating ‘Ewedu’ Can Help Prevent Cancer And Coronary Diseases – Nutritionist
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Eating ‘Ewedu’ Can Help Prevent Cancer And Coronary Diseases – Nutritionist

Mr Olugbenga Jagun, a nutritionist at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital ( UATH), Gwagalada, has said that jute leaf known as ‘Ewedu’ can prevent cancer and coronary diseases due to its richness in antioxidants and phytochemicals. Jagun said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja. The jute leaf is one of the common African leafy vegetables cultivated in gardens and farms for home use. He said that “Dieticians called it a pharmacy on your plate due to the numerous nutritional-health benefits. “It is a good source of vitamins and mineral elements such as calcium, potassium, iron, vitamin C, B, K, Folic acid. “These vitamins and mineral elements have great therapeutic effects on our body such as the lowering of blood pressure and ...
Kbrule’s Mom Was Battling Cancer, That Was Why He Came To BBNAIJA
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Kbrule’s Mom Was Battling Cancer, That Was Why He Came To BBNAIJA

Kbrule's mum was battling cancer, as revealed by the former housemate in a new episode of the Big Brother Naija Reunion show aired yesterday. Kbrule's mum was battling cancer and according to the reality show star, he dropped out from school, came on the show hoping to win so he could take care of his Mum. He further revealed that Khloe bringing his mum into a quarrel they had on the reality show, did hurt him bad. He further disclosed that the show helped him calm down. According to him he tend to be impulsive even with a good motive, but now he decides to let go of things if its not going to matter in 5 years. Recall that after the Big Brother Naija 2018 ex-housemate was disqualified alongside Khloe on the show, he revealed that he cannot date Khloe. He also said that he’s sad ...
Cancer, One Of Top Killer Diseases In Ibadan In Three Years ― UCH
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Cancer, One Of Top Killer Diseases In Ibadan In Three Years ― UCH

Chief Medical Director, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Professor Abiodun Otegbayo has said cancer remains one of the top killer diseases in the hospital in the last three years. Professor Otegbayo made the disclosure at the opening of a four-day workshop with the theme “Pharmaceutical Care in Oncology Practice” organised by the Pharmacy Department of the hospital in collaboration with Centre for Global Health, University of Chicago, USA. The CMD, who was represented by the Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, Dr Victor Akinmoladun, said that the other two top causes of death and ill health were infectious diseases and cardiovascular disease, particularly stroke and HIV/AIDS. Professor Otegbayo, however, stated that the late presentation of patients with cancer to ...
“Jimi Agbaje Is A Cancer In Lagos PDP- Chief Layi Ogunbambi
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“Jimi Agbaje Is A Cancer In Lagos PDP- Chief Layi Ogunbambi

The crisis in the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over fallout of the last general elections got messy on Wednesday with one of the major gladiators revealing sordid details of how campaign funds from Abuja were allegedly cornered by the governorship candidate of the party, Mr Jimi Agbaje. Reacting to allegations of sabotage leveled against him by Agbaje during a postmortem meeting on outcome of the elections, Director General of Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Council in Lagos State, Chief Layi Ogunbambi said it was unfortunate that the PDP gubernatorial candidate in the state could degenerate to such lowest ebb of fabricating vicious lies just to cover up his inadequacies and greed. Ogunbambi said right from when he was appointed as DG of Atiku ca...