Della Ogunleye
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On a mission to fight Africa's breast cancer

In many African countries, as in other parts of the developing world, breast cancer still carries a social stigma.

Della Ogunleye, a 49-year-old Nigerian woman who earlier this year had a mastectomy, has made it her life mission to educate women about the dangers of cancer.

She joined the BBC's Bola Mosuro on the Network Africa programme to speak about her experience and why it was important for African women to talk more openly about the disease.

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  • 26 Oct 2011
  • From the section Africa