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

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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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

One of the most life-threatening cancers: Pancreatic cancer

One of the most life-threatening cancers: Pancreatic cancer

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One of the reasons why pancreatic cancer has one of the lowest survival rates of all major cancers ...

Vitamin A prevents skin cancer

Vitamin A may help prevent skin cancer

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A recent study found that increased vitamin A intake was associated with a lower risk of developing squamous ...

Signs of breast cancer (other than a lump)

Signs of breast cancer (other than a lump)

Monique Warner

We often hear about lumps, but there are signs of breast cancer other than a lump to be ...

Breast self-exams

Breast cancer: Let’s get real about breast self-exams

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Breast self-exams are how 70% of breast cancer cases are diagnosed, so let’s get real about how to ...

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