The Nigerian Communications Commission is collaborating with the National Cancer Prevention Programme, NCPP, an NGO, and the Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, in a month_long activity to raise awareness on prevention of cancer and its treatment in Nigeria.

This campaign is also aimed at raising funds from good corporate citizens for the establishment of cancer screening and treatment centres across the country to be managed by NCPP.

It is estimated that around 400,000 Nigerians are diagnosed of cancer every year with more than 100,000 die yearly as a result of the disease. As part of this campaign, all media of communications to the Nigerian populace are being solicited to support the campaign which commenced on February 4, 201, which marked the World Cancer Day.

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