The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has promised to prioritise cancer related issues to promote early detection and cure of the disease.
Adewole said this while receiving the final report of the upgraded Oncology and Medical Oncology Training by the Project Pink Blue and Abuja Breast Cancer Support Group on Wednesday in Abuja.
Adewole was represented by Director and Head of Department of Hospital Services of the Federal Ministry of Health, Joseph Amedu.
According to him, we are taking issues that border on cancer seriously, to see how we can relieve pains and sufferings of people with cancer.
Also speaking, the Executive Director of Project Pink Blue, Runcie Chidebe, thanked the Minister for the efforts by government to stem fights against cancer in the country.
He, therefore, pledged to build on the success recorded at the World Cancer conference held in Malaysia, to enable the country to achieve targets.