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Nearly half of all children with cancer go undiagnosed and untreated

Almost half of children with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated, according to a new global study. The research suggests that the situation depends on location: while only 3% of childhood cancer cases in western Europe and north America are thought to have been missed in 2015, the propo...

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What Global Oncology Needs: Mutual Learning and More Funding

In order to control the global cancer burden, it is important to address the burden of cancer in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). But global oncology is not the concern of LMICs alone. A recent article by Kostelecky et al in Journal of Global Oncology highlights an important pillar of gl...

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When It Comes To Cancer, Geography Can Determine Your Chance Of Survival. But It Doesn’t Have To

Published on WBUR's Cognoscenti Blog, 7 February 2018 - full commentary here.   “Well, thank God you live in Boston,” my sister said when I called to tell her about my cancer diagnosis over a decade ago. That was the refrain I heard over and over. People were talking, of course, about Bosto...

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Unite to Fight: Together, We Can End Global Cancer Inequities

On World Cancer Day, February 4th, the international cancer community united to send a clear message: we must act now to prevent, detect, and treat cancer. To empower individuals and communities, Global Oncology and 1,472 advocates came together under the slogan “I Can. We Can.” This rallying cal...

Geographical Coverage

CiSCANEN has physical presence with administrative structures and over 968 member organizations spread across in the 36 states and FCT of Nigeria.  Our involvement in cancer control:  Prevention for cancer Care and support (palliative) for cancer patients and their relatives Research...

Vision Statement

Cancer Free Nigeria

Mission Statement

To build partnership and mobilize resources for the empowerment of member organizations, and implementation of developmental action against cancers related diseases in Nigerian communities. 

Civil Society for Cancer Eradication in Nigeria (CiSCANEN)

Civil Society for Cancer Eradication in Nigeria (CISCANEN), is the national network of civil society organisations (CSOs), committed to and working on mitigation, prevention and control of cancer and other Non-communicable, and related diseases in Nigeria. The coalition comprises mainly of grass-...

How Rwanda could be the first country to wipe out cervical cancer

"The East African country’s campaign to end cervical cancer through the HPV vaccine has had to overcome cultural taboos and rumours about infertility – but it’s saving lives." Read more at Mosaic:  https://mosaicscience.com/story/rwanda-cervical-cancer-hpv-vaccine-gardasil-cervarix/?utm_source...

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Vision statement: An Africa without late detection of cancer! Mission statement: Stimulating Action Against Cancer.

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