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AstraZeneca equips Kenyatta National Hospital with a state-of-the-art prostate cancer diagnostic machine

In a significant boost to prostate cancer diagnosis in Kenya, AstraZeneca (www.AstraZeneca.com) announced the donation of a cutting-edge ultrasound biopsy machine to...

Maggie Wealthy Foundation sends breast and prostate cancer education to Volta region

Maggie Wealthy Foundation, a leading charity organisation on Saturday, October 28, 2023, embarked on a journey of over 150 kilometres to a...

Men urged to prioritise prostate cancer screenings to save lives [Video]

A prominent Urologist, Dr. Awuku Asabre, has urged men in Ghana to prioritise their health by promptly screening for prostate cancer.

234 men died from prostate cancer between 2013 and 2022 – Report

A total of 234 men died of prostate cancer in Ghana from 2013 to 2022, a report in the Journal of the...

NHIS to make treatment of prostate cancer free

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) will from next 2023 add the treatment and medication of prostrate cancer to the number of...

Immigration Service screens personnel for prostate cancer

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) clinic in collaboration with St. John’s Hospital & Fertility Centre on Monday organised a health talk on...

Drinking green tea may help you live longer, reduces breast and prostate cancer risk

Green tea comes from the plant Camellia Sinensis. The two main varieties of tea plants are Camellia sinensis, a small-leaf variety native...

Having sex 3 to 4 times a week could reduce risk of prostate cancer...

A Urologist with the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kwaku Addai Arhin Appiah, has said that men can reduce the risk of prostate...

3 to 4 times of sex in a week could reduce risk of prostate...

A urologist with the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital has endorsed the proposition that men can reduce the risk of prostate cancer with...

Every man should ejaculate at least 21 times a month to avoid prostate cancer...

A new study has suggested that every man should ejaculate at least 21 times within a month to avoid prostate cancer.

Former Man Utd manager reveals he has prostate cancer

Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says he is receiving treatment for prostate cancer. The Dutchman, currently in...
Adom FM and EndPoint Clinic

Fathers’ Day: Adom FM, EndPoint Clinic to screen fathers for prostate cancer, other conditions...

Adom 106.3 FM, Ghana’s Number 1 radio station and masters of blazing the radio trail, will once again set the pace in...

Nobel winner Wole Soyinka’s journey with prostate cancer

When Professor Wole Soyinka went for a routine medical check-up in 2014, the doctor asked him to take more tests. It...

Renowned cancer specialist dies of prostate cancer

Renowned cancer specialist, Professor Aderemi Tajudeen Ajekigbe, has died four months after he found that he had stage four prostate cancer, which...

Male infertility linked to prostate cancer risk

Men who have fertility treatment have a higher risk of prostate cancer in later life, a study has suggested.

Prostate cancer: radiotherapy could extend thousands of lives, study finds

Radiotherapy could increase the chances of survival for thousands of men with prostate cancer that has already spread by the time they are diagnosed,...

21 ejaculations per month can protect you from prostate cancer

During a discussion on this week's Ultimate Health some interesting statements  were made with regard to prostate health. The doctors on the panel stated...

Foods wrapped in plastic rubbers linked to prostate, breast cancer, among others

I recently chanced on a video posted on Facebook by the renowned singer, Kofi Kinata lamenting how fante kenkey is now wrapped...

I have undergone three prostate surgeries – Allotey Jacobs 

Former National Democratic Congress (NDC) Central Regional Chairman, Bernard Allotey Jacobs, has opened up on his battle with prostate enlargement. According to him, he has...

New blood test ‘can predict’ breast cancer return

An "ultra-sensitive" new blood test can predict if breast cancer will return years before the disease shows up on scans, researchers say. It picks up...

City Cancer Challenge: 13 sustainable cancer solutions implemented across health facilities in Kumasi

Over 24,000 new cases of cancers are recorded annually in Ghana with more than half of patients losing their lives, mostly victims of breast,...

King Charles to resume official duties following cancer treatment progress

King Charles will resume public engagements next week after making encouraging progress in his cancer treatment, Buckingham Palace has said.

King Charles III diagnosed with cancer

King Charles III has been diagnosed with a form of cancer, says Buckingham Palace. It is not prostate...

King Charles in hospital for prostate treatment

Britain's Monarch, King Charles has undergone treatment for an enlarged prostate, after being admitted to a London Clinic private hospital on Friday...

Namibia’s President Hage Geingob going to US for cancer treatment

Namibia's President Hage Geingob, 82, is flying to the US to receive "specialised" medical treatment for cancer, his office has said.
Hage Geingob, who is serving his second term, was first elected as president in 2014 after spending 12 years as the country's longest-serving prime minister [File: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg via Getty Images]

Namibia’s President to undergo treatment after being diagnosed with cancer

Namibian President, Hage Geingob will start treatment for cancer after routine medical checkups led to the detection of “cancerous cells”, his office...
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Oral cancer: a condition to watch out for

Generally, cancer is a disease that emanates from uncontrollable or malignant cell divisions that spread to surrounding tissues. Suffice...

Lifestyle factors that raise breast cancer risk

The Founder of Breast Care International (BCI), Dr. Beatrice Addae Wiafe, has highlighted some common causes of breast cancer.

NHIS covers bills of children with cancers

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has covered the bills of 226 child cancer patients since June last year.

Five most common cancers in Ghana; their causes and prevention

CANCER! As scary as the word sounds, it means a lot of different things. However, the most common among all these is...
Kwaku Sintim-Misa

I was diagnosed with cancer last year – KSM painfully reveals

Veteran Ghanaian comedian and satirist, Kwaku Sintim-Misa, known simply as KSM, has revealed he has been battling cancer since January 2021.
Louis van Gaal

Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal opens up after successful cancer treatment

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal said the treatment he had undergone for an aggressive form of prostate cancer had been successful.

Eastern Regional Hospital alarmed over increasing kidney and cancer cases

Management of Eastern Regional Hospital has expressed worry over the increasing cases of cancer and kidney and other diseases of lifestyle in...

NSS to support nationwide cancer education [Photos]

The National Service Scheme (NSS) is considering the training and deployment of national service persons to undertake nationwide education on the prevention...

I carried the cross for my family, it must end with me – Breast...

When Mrs Susan Malik was first diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2019, one thing was certain, that she was not going...
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This wish by breast cancer patient will break your heart

On a mat in a cold and dark corner in her room, she gazes at the ticking clock and wishes her last...

Cancer in Senegal: ‘I had to sell everything to pay for treatment’

"It's really expensive. When all this started, I had to sell everything I owned," says cancer patient Awa Florence.
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Cancer survivors ‘have higher heart risk’

More than one in 10 cancer patients die from heart and blood vessel problems, rather than their initial illness, a study says.

Garlic and Onion fight Prostate danger

Prostate cancer is one of the most common male malignancies worldwide, and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a common cause of lower urinary tract...

Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’

Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer. A team at Johns Hopkins...
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