Category: Cancer

“Buy mushrooms in pink punnets this month” – Appeal from breast cancer NGO, Reach for Recovery

Posted on Oct 19, 2020 by ADVERTORIAL

Help us uplift underprivileged survivors of breast cancer: Buy mushrooms in Pink Punnets this October…

#PinkDiaries: From fear to champions – Breast cancer battles from SA women

Posted on Oct 19, 2020 by ADVERTORIAL

As the month of October goes pink, South African women are talking about the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, ...

Health benefits & cancer-fighting properties of mushrooms

Posted on Oct 15, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Mushrooms contain phytochemicals that are found to specifically supress BREAST & PROSTATE CANCER…

Strawberry Lips launches #PinkDiaries – Inspirational stories from breast cancer warriors

Posted on Oct 12, 2020 by ADVERTORIAL

Fourteen breast cancer warriors, survivors and champions came together for a day of glamour and conversation as part ...

What is Leukaemia and what can you do about it?

Posted on Oct 8, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

Leukaemia and blood disorders may be considered rare, the kind of things you see on medical dramas but ...

Watch this: Men can get get breast cancer too!

Posted on Oct 6, 2020 by Watch This

Breast cancer in men is often misunderstood, contributing to late detection and an increased likelihood of death...

4 Cancer-fighting foods + recipes

Posted on Oct 6, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

There is no way to prevent cancer, but there are lifestyle changes you can make to reduce your ...

5 Things you can do to reduce your risk of breast cancer

Posted on Oct 5, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

How then do you prevent cancer? According to Cancer.org there precautions you can take to improve your health ...

What causes breast cancer? Sorting fact from fiction

Posted on Oct 5, 2020 by The Conversation

what do women believe causes breast cancer? And what scientific support is there for these beliefs?

What Chadwick Boseman’s death taught us about cancer

Posted on Sep 3, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

While many fans mourn the loss talented actor, Chadwick Boseman, we are reminded that the current COVID-19 Pandemic ...

Mawisa “The Survivor” talks about beating cancer at the age of 30 & inspiring others

Posted on Sep 2, 2020 by Claire Warneke

All4Women chatted to Chauke about her journey, and what kept her going through her darkest moments. “My only ...

How getting a pap smear could save your life

Posted on Aug 31, 2020 by A4W Contributor

A pap smear doesn’t directly test for cancer, it detects abnormal cells in the cervix and these can ...

Fewer people are dying from cancer

Posted on Aug 31, 2020 by A4W Contributor

The cancer death rate declined by 29% from 1991 to 2017, including a 2.2% drop from 2016 to ...

Demon disease, worse than HIV: Soweto women’s views on breast cancer

Posted on Aug 31, 2020 by The Conversation

Early detection and education are the key to reducing cancer deaths...

THIS is what women need to fight cancer – Oncologist shares her best advice

Posted on Aug 28, 2020 by A4W Contributor

According to a medical oncologist, Dr Keo Tabane, one of the main reasons for this high mortality rate ...

Inactivity increases your chances of cancer death

Posted on Jun 19, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Replacing sitting time with 30 minutes of activity associated with lower risk of cancer death...

Give dad the gift of health with mushrooms

Posted on Jun 18, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Mushrooms are rich in selenium and research indicates that selenium-rich foods may lower the likelihood of developing prostate ...

Fighting cancer during Covid-19 – A breast cancer patient shares her lockdown experience

Posted on Jun 5, 2020 by GroundUp

Her parents couldn’t take her to the hospital or be at her bedside when she woke up. Instead, ...

Vaccine could eradicate a leading cause of female cancer deaths

Posted on Apr 28, 2020 by PRESS

While the race is on for a COVID-19 vaccine, there’s a vaccine for the leading cause of female ...

Health experts disagree that drinking milk causes breast cancer

Posted on Mar 9, 2020 by PRESS

A recent study suggests that drinking a cup of milk a day increases a women’s risk of breast ...

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