Lagos - Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has revealed he contracted prostate cancer last December and got cured of it in October 2014, Premium Times reports.
Soyinka disclosed this on Tuesday at the Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta, while addressing journalists at a press conference tagged ‘Beyond Ebola and Beyond reign of the Silent Killer,’ which was meant to create awareness on cancer.
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Though he neither gave details of where and how he got cured, he described the ailment as a ‘nuisance which must be got rid of.’
The literary icon said having got cured of the disease, he decided to make his health status public so as to encourage cancer victims to go for medical treatment.
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