Nigeria, Feb. 4 -- As the world celebrates World Cancer Day, health experts are calling for increased awareness of the disease and adequate funding to improve healthcare services in Nigeria.

The World Cancer Day, celebrated on February 4 yearly, is an initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and is marked by countries all around the world.

The day aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about cancer and putting pressure on governments and individuals across the world to take action against the disease.

The President of the Nigeria Cancer Society (NCS), Adamu Alhassan, in this interview to commemorate the Day, explains the importance of early diagnosis in reducing d...