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This increases your liver cancer risk

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It’s not only alcoholics who incur liver damage - being overweight could permanently damage your liver and increases ...

Get your limited edition Breast Cancer Awareness Bottle & Bag today and donate R5 to the Breast Health Foundation

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The Consol Shop has designed breast cancer awareness bottles and bags in support of breast cancer awareness month. ...

Being overweight before 40 increases your cancer risk

Being overweight before 40 increases your cancer risk

A4W Contributor

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

It’s okay, you can skip that colonoscopy

It’s okay, you can skip that colonoscopy

A4W Contributor

You’ve probably heard that everyone over 50 needs a colonoscopy, but now experts are advising against routine bowel ...

When breast cancer affects men

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Although perceived as a female disease, breast cancer affects men too, like Matthew Knowles, Beyoncé’s father. Dr Justus ...

Aggressive breast cancers store sugar to enable it to spread

Aggressive breast cancers store sugar to enable it to spread

A4W Contributor

Research has found that aggressive breast cancers store glycogen (sugar) in large amounts, enabling cancer to evade treatment ...

fatal cases of cervical cancer could be avoided

Fatal cases of cervical cancer could be avoided

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According to obstetrician Dr Howard Manyonga, almost all fatal cases of cervical cancer could be avoided if women ...

Apples an green tea may help reduce your cancer risk

Apples and green tea may help reduce your cancer risk

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Snack on apples and switch a few cups of coffee to green tea - it may help reduce ...

people with diabetes have an increased risk of cancer

Why people with diabetes have an increased risk of cancer

A4W Contributor

Why do people with diabetes have an increased risk of cancer? It’s a medical mystery that scientists have ...

a test that detects ovarian cancer up to two years earlier

New test detects ovarian cancer two years earlier

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Groundbreaking research has led to the development of a test that detects ovarian cancer up to two years ...

Cancer prevention: How to protect your skin and eyes from the sun

Cancer prevention: How to protect your skin and eyes from the sun

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Summer is on the way, and it’s important that you know how to protect your skin and eyes ...

How to deal with depression while battling breast cancer

How to deal with depression while battling breast cancer

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Depression is often an unseen side effect of a breast cancer diagnosis. Dr Nici Zeeman shares tips to ...

Give up sugary drinks to reduce your risk of developing cancer

Give up sugary drinks to reduce your risk of developing cancer

A4W Contributor

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

How third-hand smoke affects you

How third-hand smoke affects you

Monique Warner

Exposure to third-hand smoke, the residues left behind by smoking that settle on surfaces, can also damage your ...

How turmeric can stop bone cancer cell growth

How turmeric can stop bone cancer cell growth

A4W Contributor

Researchers have discovered a way to use curcumin, found in the spice turmeric, to stop bone cancer cell ...

“Your child has…” – 7 Tips for parents confronted with a difficult diagnosis (from a mom who’s been there)

A4W Contributor

Two years ago, my teenage son, Josh, was diagnosed with an extremely unusual, aggressive and terminal cancer of ...

Women with sleep apnoea have a greater risk of developing cancer

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Women with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than men with the ...

Less fat, more fruit could cut risk of dying of breast cancer

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A large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman's ...

Is there a link between breast cancer and birth control?

Is there a link between breast cancer and birth control?

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We had the opportunity to ask specialist surgeon Dr Justus Apffelstaedt if there is a link between breast cancer ...

What you need to know about prostate and testicular cancer

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It goes without saying that the Daredevil Run is always an occasion on which guys have an absolute ...

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