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Minister hails Shell for donating cancer treatment machine

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has lauded the Shell Petroleum Development Company for donating cancer treatment machine, which he said would contribute immensely to the fight against cancer in Nigeria.

National Hospital receives new radiotherapy machine

The new machine, when installed, is expected to enable the hospital attend to more cancer patients in the country, officials say.

National Hospital Abuja now equipped to treat 100 cancer patients daily – Isaac Adewole

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to providing succour for people suffering from breast cancer, while it has also provided screening equipment that are geared towards the prevention of the disease in the country.

10,000 Nigerians die of cancer annually – Isaac Adewole

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Friday in Abuja said 10,000 people die annually due to agony and lack of basic equipment for treatment of cancer.

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President Buhari: Availability of reliable HIV data crucial for effective health interventions

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