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Theme – We can. I can. Taking place under the tagline ‘We can. I can.’, World Cancer Day 2016-2018 will explore how everyone – as a collective or as individuals – can do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer. Just as cancer...

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Women’s religion, culture and where they live may influence their choice of cervical cancer screening methods ACCME researchers in Nigeria have shown that women’s religion, culture and where they live determines what they know about cervical can...

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HPV may cause cancer of mouth and throat. Cancer in the region of the Head and Neck (also called HPV-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC)) in men and women is another type of cancer, other than cancer of the cervix, that is associat...

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Screening for HPV infection alone is adequate in the detection of cervical cancer. In a recent publication in the Journal of National Cancer Institute (JNCI), researchers showed that an HPV test alone could be used for cervical cancer screening inst...

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Cancer rates are rising quickly in parts of the developing world as Southern nations battle to keep infections under control, according to a study published yesterday. Read More......

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You can read the full success story of ACCME Study in the Page 4 of the Latest - The NIH Common Fund Research Grantee Success Stories...

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Two grants totaling more than $300,000 will support studies on genomic literacy among Africans as it relates to research conducted in Africa by African investigators. The three-year grants are part of the Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa...

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ACCME joins NIH in celebrating Decade of Discovery through her Common Fund initiative. The NIH’s investment in medical education and research conducted in Africa by African scientists is resulting in a growing synergy. Investments in training progr...

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Community Engagement Activity – Screening the Mabushi community DATE OF ACTIVITY: Thursday, 24th April, – Saturday, 26th of April, 2014 VENUE: Mabushi community, Abuja, Nigeria PURPOSE: The purpose of this activity was to Create awar...

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The Video Contest site has now gone live! Click here to visit it, view and vote for our Video at ACCME (numbered 38 on the list) as your favorite one. You can see the video below, or visit YouTube page by clicking here , don't forget to like our vide...

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