"Tour for a Cure" Nigeria.
The MLebron Foundation is a (501 c3) non-profit organization that supports breast cancer awareness and management through individual and medical training in the United States and in developing countries. In support of our international initiative, the MLebron Foundation is organizing a Tour for a Cure, international program that campaigns in developing countries across the globe, increasing education on good breast health care and hygiene. Our tour begins in 2016 in Africa with the Honorable Health Commissioner Dr. Dayo Adeyanju in Ondo State Nigeria. Dr. Samuel Teniola, MLebron Foundation, Inc., Chairman leads our global medical missions. Our objective is to provide global health symposiums.
The purpose of Tour for a Cure, Nigeria is to educate our communities in Ondo State Nigeria about breast cancer, and provide medical supplies and equipment needed at Ondo State Medical Village, Ondo Gani Fawehinmi, Health Diagnostic Center in collaboration with MedShare in Decatur Georgia – www.medshare.org; MAP International, www.mapinternational.org, and various other organizations.
The Tour for a Cure, Nigeria will also provide training by U.S. licensed physicians on care and treatment of breast cancer and good hygiene.
Our success criteria include:
- The handover of a 40 ft. container of medical supplies and equipment to Ondo State Medical Village, Ondo Gani Fawehinmi, Health Diagnostic Center
- Schedule of regular breast cancer screening
- Cross international educational programs taught by U.S. oncologists; Dr. Walter Reed, III. D.M.D. and Dr. Danita Stewart, MD Pediatrician for Hygiene
- Access to breast cancer resource center
- Treatment options availability
The MLebron Foundation, Tour for a Cure international in developing countries will result in overall reduced mortality rates by providing education, training and medical equipment, including but not limited to equipping health care workers with appropriate skills that can help diagnose more breast cancer cases earlier. Our medical missions bring critically needed resources and hope to people throughout the world who live without basic healthcare and hygiene. The MLebron Foundation invites volunteers as well as medical professionals to join us as we embark upon a remarkable journey, because "No one should walk this road alone".
Honorable Commissioner Dr. Dayo Adeyanju
Breast cancer occurs when breast cells divide and grow without control, sometimes invading surrounding tissue.Breast cancer can be classified generally as follows:
- Non-Invasive Breast Cancer
- Invasive Cancer
- Metastatic Breast Cancer
Everyone's treatment is different. To help doctors decide on the best treatment, the stage of the cancer needs to be determined.
- Radiation Therapy or Radiotherapy
- Hormonal Therapy