Dr. Oge Ilegbune is a graduate from the University of Nigeria Medical school in Enugu. After completing her housemanship and National Youth Service, she left the shores of Nigeria for the United Kingdom in 2000 where she went on to complete her Residency in General Practice becoming a qualified General Practitioner and an associate member of the Royal College of General Practitioners of the UK. She is a member of the BMA and GMC and worked as a General Practitioner for 8 years in Primary Care, where prevention is an integral part of healthcare management.
In September 2014, Dr. Ilegbune returned to Nigeria and now resides in Lagos with her husband and two children. She hopes to continue her work in General practice focusing screening and preventative measures, primarily in regards to cancer care at the Lakeshore Cancer Center in Lagos, Nigeria. Her current role as the Head of Strategy, Development and Outreach for Lakeshore Cancer Center, she is keenly focused on spearheading the eradication of cancer in Nigeria, and has immense passion and enthusiasm in her advocacy.