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Chadwick Boseman Dead at 43 After Battle With Colon Cancer

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 Chauke

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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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, ...

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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

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 ...

Study: Drinking milk may increase your breast cancer risk

Study: Drinking milk may increase your breast cancer risk

Posted on Mar 2, 2020 by Watch This

Milk may not be as good as we thought – research has found that drinking dairy milk may ...

‘Ordinary Love’ – a story about love, survival & everything life throws at us

Posted on Feb 13, 2020 by ADVERTORIAL

Lesley Manville and Liam Neeson’s performances have been described as “miraculous” and “note-perfect” by international critics...

How exercise helps reduce your risk of cancer

How exercise helps reduce your risk of cancer

Posted on Feb 4, 2020 by Monique Warner

It’s more than a way to keep your weight down - exercise also helps reduce your risk of ...

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World Cancer Day: Sisters winning against breast cancer

Posted on Feb 4, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

 Breast cancer is one of the most prevalent types of cancer affecting South African women. Power of Pink ...

Eating yogurt may help protect against breast cancer

Eating plain natural yogurt may help protect against breast cancer

Posted on Jan 27, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Eating plain, natural yoghurt could help protect against breast cancer, here’s why...

Study: Even light alcohol consumption increases your cancer risk

Study: Even light alcohol consumption increases your cancer risk

Posted on Dec 12, 2019 by Watch This

You may think, ‘What’s the harm in one glass’, but new research has found that even light alcohol ...

Could hair dye and straighteners increase your breast cancer risk?

Could hair dye and straighteners increase your breast cancer risk?

Posted on Dec 6, 2019 by A4W Contributor

If you love to colour your hair and use straighteners, we have bad news - research has found ...

The link between cancer and HIV/AIDS

The link between cancer and HIV/AIDS

Posted on Nov 29, 2019 by PRESS

You may not have known this, but HIV/AIDS is a cancer-causing agent and can put people living with ...

If you have been diagnosed with cancer

What to do if you have been diagnosed with cancer

Posted on Nov 27, 2019 by PRESS

If you have been diagnosed with cancer, here are some expert tips to help you face your cancer ...

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