Nigerian Lady Battles Cancer Of The Lips; 9-yr-Old Girl’s Right Leg Amputated After Battle With Cancer

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Dec 12, 2012 – Nigerian Lady Battles Cancer Of The Lips; 9-yr-Old Girl’s Right Leg Amputated Following Cancerous Growth

Two Nigerian girls namely Omolara Onibudo and Eniola Adepitan are currently battling rare forms of cancer.

22 year old Omolara Onibudo was diagnosed with cancer of the lips after she suffered a wound on her upper lips in 2010.

Her story below:

“In May 2010, I discovered that I had a wound on my upper lip then I started bleeding from the affected lip. I sought medical attention at the Epe General Hospital, Epe, Lagos State, before I was referred to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital.

“After undergoing different tests and medical examinations, I was diagnosed with cancer of the lips. Due to the fact that my parents are aged and have since stopped working, my siblings are the ones doing the running around for me. They have spent hundreds of thousands of naira they borrowed from people and unfortunately, there is no hope of getting more money.”

Another victim of cancer is 9-year-old Eniola Adepitan whose right leg has been amputated after cancerous tumour was discovered.

Her story below:

Eniola’s mother, Dorcas Adepitan, said her daughter returned home on July 12, 2012, complaining that she hit her leg on a desk in her school located in Bariga.

 “I took her to hospital for treatment when she returned from school that day. After carrying out X-rays, the doctor said she neither had fracture nor dislocation on her leg.
“When she incessantly complained of pains on her leg we returned to the hospital and further CT-scans and medical examinations revealed that she had lumps and some cancerous growths in the affected right leg.”

About N2m is required for Onibudo’s surgery and post-surgery needs while Eniola needs N500, 000 to complete her chemotherapy treatment and to get her an artificial limb

These two victims need urgent help. To find out how to help them please contact President Eko Lions Club Sefiu Daramola (culled from Punch)