Informing And Supporting Nigerians About And With Cancer
Cormode Cancer foundation offers support and guidance to meet the requirements of Nigerian cancer sufferers at the point of need. These include social and medical support.
Social support includes:
- understanding your illness
- regular meetings where people talk about cancer
- speakers who hold sessions on various topics relating to cancer
- home and hospital visits
- telephone support lines.
Medical support includes:
- basic tests for cancer
- short term cancer treatment
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Some Cancer Facts
There are over ninety different types of cancer. The most common types are cervical, prostrate, breast, leukamia and brain tumors.
Cormode Cancer Foundation (CCF) was founded in 2019 by our Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Denise Ejoh in memory of her mother Margaret Ejoh (Nee Cormode)
Herself a cancer survivor, so she knows what it is like to have, survive and live with cancer.
"Cancer is a disease of genes which causes cells to grow out of control" - Prof Gordon McVie
Cancer are abnormal cells that divide in an uncontrolled way. Some cancers may eventually spread into other tissues. One in two people will get cancer in their life time.
We are learning more all the time, but we still do not know exactly why one person gets cancer and another does not. Certain things can increase the risk of getting cancer, but the simple and seriously unfair truth is - cancer can just happen - Teenage Cancer Trust
There are over ninety (90) different types of cancer
The most common cancers are:
One in every two persons will be diagnosed with a form of cancer in their life time.