Mrs Chinwe Offor, a retired nurse, has disclosed that heavy consumption of alcohol leads to development of cancer of the liver.
“Excess intake of alcohol is not good to the human health; therefore, this is to those who take excessive alcohol, they have to avoid developing liver cancer’’ she said.
She also warned against smoking which she said causes cancer of the lung, adding that smoking does no good to smokers, except causing pains, suffering and waste of hard earned money. Mrs Chinwe urged Nigerians to embrace positive lifestyle, eat natural food and always visit hospital especially when they feel sick.
Offor, who worked with University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Ituku-Ozalla, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Saturday. She said that it would be better and easier to prevent the disease than managing it, adding that cancer treatment could not be found in every health facility
She inconclusion said that the disease called cancer could be detected both in children and adult, adding that every organ in the body was prone to cancer