African-American surgeon performs first documented RP in Nigeria

According to a media release from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York, Dr. Willie Underwood, III recently performed the first documented radical prostatectomy (RP) for localized prostate cancer ever carried out in Nigeria — at the Shawsand Medical Centre in Port Harcourt. … READ MORE …

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Major screening initiative starts up in Lagos, Nigeria

According to the Vanguard online, the Lagos State Government this week kicked off the second phase of a free prostate cancer awareness and screening program. This initiative is based on the premise that as many as 14 million Nigerian men may be afflicted with prostate cancer, the most common cause of cancer death in Nigerian men aged 50 and above. … READ MORE …