Molds in maize, groundnuts can cause cancer – KNUST scientists reveal

Cancer treatment in Ghana could soon see significant improvement as Ghanaian scientists have found how mold in maize and groundnuts cause liver cancer.

Researchers at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology say the poisonous substances suppress important mechanism in cell function.

Maize is the third most widely-consumed staple, after rice and wheat, in the world.

A cereal survey in Ghana in 1990 established 94 percent of households in Ghana eat maize, at least, every two weeks.

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