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Julie Walters reveals she’s BEATEN stage-3 bowel cancer

Posted on Feb 20, 2020 by BANG Showbiz

Acclaimed actress Dame Julie Walters has revealed she was diagnosed with stage-three bowel cancer in 2018...

Screening can reduce bowel cancer deaths by 45%

Posted on Sep 23, 2019 by A4W Contributor

Bowel cancer screening can help reduce the number of bowel cancer deaths by up to 45%.

Eat more whole grains to decrease bowel cancer risk

Posted on Sep 12, 2017 by A4W Contributor

Eating more whole grains, like brown rice and whole-wheat bread, may reduce bowel cancer risk...

Red grapes may help prevent bowel cancer

Posted on Jul 30, 2015 by A4W Contributor

A chemical found in red grapes is more effective in smaller doses at preventing bowel cancer in mice ...

Will Smith had a pre-cancerous polyp removed during his first colonoscopy

Posted on Nov 8, 2019 by BANG Showbiz

Hollywood actor Will Smith made the decision to vlog his colonoscopy on his YouTube channel and during the ...

Regular coffee drinking could halve your risk of liver cancer – research

Posted on Nov 7, 2019 by PRESS

Researchers discover coffee drinkers could halve their risk of liver cancer...

Being overweight before 40 increases your cancer risk

Posted on Oct 15, 2019 by A4W Contributor

Tipping the scales before the age of 40 increases your cancer risk considerably...

Give up sugary drinks to reduce your risk of developing cancer

Posted on Jul 12, 2019 by A4W Contributor

Giving up sugary drinks could reduce your risk of developing cancer, according to new research...  

The Big 5: Cancers that men in SA should look out for

Posted on Mar 8, 2019 by ADVERTORIAL

In the spirit of being cancer-conscious, it’s really important to draw attention to the Big 5 cancers that ...

Signs of colorectal cancer in women

Posted on Mar 5, 2019 by PRESS

Cape Town gastroenterologist, Dr Jacques Badenhorst, urges all women to be screened if they show any of these ...

Warning signs of the top five types of cancer

Posted on Feb 1, 2019 by A4W Contributor

Since early detection saves lives, here are the warning signs of the top five types of cancer that ...

Top 5 cancers affecting women in SA

Posted on Oct 19, 2018 by A4W Contributor

What are the top five cancers affecting women and what can you do to reduce your risks?...

Eating red meat linked to distal colon cancer in women

Posted on Apr 3, 2018 by A4W Contributor

A new study suggests that a diet free from red meat significantly reduces the risk of a type ...

How alcohol increases your risk of cancer

Posted on Jan 4, 2018 by A4W Contributor

New research has found that alcohol damages DNA in stem cells, which explains why drinking increases your risk ...

Top 5 cancers affecting men

Posted on Nov 30, 2017 by A4W Contributor

Many men give the rugby line-up or Saturday’s tee-off time more thought than cancer, which is why we’re ...

Reduce your risk of colon cancer

Posted on Jul 2, 2016 by Shenrina Badri

There are several ways in which you can reduce your risk of colon cancer …

New home screening test for colon cancer

Posted on May 13, 2016 by A4W Contributor

Used by millions in the US, a simple do-it-yourself colon cancer home screening test is now available in ...

9 Cancer symptoms women should not ignore

Posted on Jan 7, 2016 by Annali Van Zyl

Our bodies keep changing as we age - the key is to pay attention to your body so ...

Robotic-assisted surgery for bladder cancer

Posted on Dec 29, 2015 by A4W Contributor

A bladder cancer patient recently underwent successful robotic-assisted surgery to remove his bladder, prostate gland and pelvic lymph ...

Pets get cancer too, so watch for the signs

Posted on Dec 4, 2015 by Lyndy Mansfield

Detecting the signs of cancer in your pets can save them, and you, much distress and ultimate disaster ...

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