Five Most Common Cancers Affecting Women

Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally, with an estimated 9.6 million deaths in 2018. Globally, about 1 in 6 deaths is due to cancer, according to the World Health Organisation, with cervical, breast, lung, thyroid and colorectal cancers among the common ones affecting women worldwide.

  • Nigeria:  Five Common Cancers Affecting Women

    Guardian, 3 March 2019

    For decades, infectious diseases led the way in the number of deaths caused by ill-health, especially in less developed countries like Nigeria. These infectious diseases have been… Read more »

Examining a patient for cervical cancer (file photo).

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