Monthly Archives: May 2016

Team Sebeccly at Okpekpe 10 KM road race.

The 2016 International Okpekpe Road Race in Edo state lived up to expectations, the hard working Team Sebeccly was well represented.

We had a cancer screening outreach, it was a massive turnout, over 200 women screened and 2 suspicious cases detected. Need not to say that we are committed to following up and getting these dear women, the needed treatment.

While having fun and helping people beat breast cancer, we got a surprised donation from the JTH lawyers. Thank you JTH lawyers!

What a great race organized by the Edo state government.

Below are pictures from the event.

Busting Breast Cancer myths

Sebeccly had a myths and facts session on social media, here are some of the myths busted.

Myth: Most Breast Cancers run in families.

Fact: Only 10% of Breast Cancer are thought to be hereditary. The other 90% are largely due to lifestyle and environmental factors.

Myth:There is nothing you can do to lower your risk of developing Breast Cancer.

Fact: 90% of Breast Cancer are largely due to lifestyle. To keep your risk as low as it can be, maintain a healthy weight,

Charity Partners Unveiled For 4th Okpekpe Race

Organisers of the IAAF Bronze Label Okpekpe international 10km road race have unveiled three Charity Partners for the fourth edition of the race which holds this Saturday in Okpekpe near Auchi, Edo State.
Spokesman for the race Dare Esan revealed that the first Charity run will be for breast cancer which will be anchored by Miss Nigeria in conjunction with Sebeccly Cancer Care.
“Sebeccly Cancer Care is dedicated to cancer prevention and committed to helping more women survive breast cancer in Nigeria. They want to use the Okpekpe 10km road race to raise awareness about the causes and prevention of breast cancer as well as screen the rural women for breast cancer,” said Esan.