Johnson Obuna, the Medical Director, National Obstetric Fistula Centre in Ebonyi while playing host to the correspondents Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ebonyi Council in his office in Abakaliki on Monday said the centre had screened at least 21, 209 cervical and breast cancer patients since 2010.
According to him, the center also screened 1,273 prostate cancer patients during the period.
“We have treated 513 cervical, 438 breast and 43 prostate cancer cases since inception.
“In terms of prostate surgery, we have handled about 849 cases.
“We have screened 868 cases in mammogram services and rehabilitated 486 fistula patients,” Mr Obuna said.
He further said that the centre also offers maternity services and had carried out 93 caesareans, plus 299 deliveries from August 2020 to date.