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Breast Cancer patients urged to have open conversations for quality healthcare – Dr. Joel Yarney

By Yvonne Atilego Health Practitioners have been urged to encourage breast cancer patients to have open conversations with their healthcare teams. This, according to the Director of the National Centre for Radiotherapy Oncology & Nuclear Medicine of Korle-bu Teaching Hospital, Dr....

Take charge in sustaining awareness about breast cancer – Healthcare practitioners

By: Sarah Ofori It is crucial for patients who have been diagnosed with breast cancer or even metastatic breast cancer to have the right information and expectations- Dr. Joel Yarney, Consultant (Radiotherapy and Oncology) and Director National Centre for Radiotherapy...

Hundreds walk for breast cancer awareness at Dambai

SOURCE: GNA  Hundreds of people from all walks of life over the weekend participated in a breast cancer awareness campaign at Dambai, the capital of the Krachi East Municipality of the Oti Region. An estimated 18,000 people, the organisers said,...

Lack of sleep increases chances of breast cancer – Specialist 

SOURCE: GNA The Chief Executive Officer of Bo Regenerative Medical Diagnostic Specialist Clinic, Dr Boanerges Nartey, says a larger risk of breast cancer exists in persons who do not get enough sleep.  “Sleep is important for human health. So those who...

Oncology Dept of Korle Bu partners Meena Breast Cancer Awareness Project

The Oncology Department of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) is partnering with the Meena Breast Cancer Awareness Project to propose a new approach to breast cancer advocacy in the country. The new approach is tailored to the younger population,...

It’s Breast Cancer Month; get your breasts checked

By Priscila Asante October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness on breast cancer and fund research into its causes, treatment, and cure. Since 1985, individuals, civil society organizations, communities and organizations have come together every...

Men sucking breasts cannot prevent breast cancer

By: Konadu Benedicta A Junior Resident in General Surgery at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. Joelle Amissah has debunked the claim that sucking breasts can prevent breast cancer. According to her, it is breastfeeding that can prevent breast cancer and...

Prayer camps not solution to breast cancer – Dr Wiafe-Addai

SOURCE: GRAPHICONLINE Prayer camps and spirituality are not the primary source for providing solution to the increasing number of breast cancer cases in Ghana. The effective solution, as has been proved and evident in the statistics, is early reporting of cases...

Initiative outdoored to equip men to detect breast cancer in partners

By: Antionette Abbah Statistics show that 16,000 new cases of breast cancer are recorded yearly in Ghana with at least three thousand people dying of it annually. This high mortality can be reduced by 30 percent if the disease is detected...

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SOURCE: GNA The Keta Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta region would elect Ward Coordinators at all branches next week. Chairman of...

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The Upper East Regional Director of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Kasimu Abudulai, has bemoaned increasing reports of clients being asked to pay...