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

Posted on May 29, 2019 by 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

Posted on May 21, 2019 by ANA Newswire

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

Posted on May 16, 2019 by ANA Newswire

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?

Posted on May 14, 2019 by PRESS

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

Posted on April 25, 2019 by ADVERTORIAL

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

One of the youngest women to have terminal cancer raises money for horse

One of the youngest women to have terminal cancer raises money for horse

Posted on April 15, 2019 by Watch This

One of the youngest women in the UK to have terminal cancer is raising money to realise one ...

Study: Dogs can sniff out cancer in blood

Study: Dogs can sniff out cancer in blood

Posted on April 9, 2019 by Contributor

Research has found that dogs can sniff out cancer, which means canine cancer detection could be a new ...

Olivia Newton-John wants to help eradicate cancer in her lifetime

Posted on April 4, 2019 by BANG Showbiz

As part of her latest cancer treatment, singer Olivia Newton-John played undercover boss at the research centre bearing ...

Reusing cooking oil may lead to breast cancer progression

Reusing cooking oil may lead to breast cancer progression

Posted on March 22, 2019 by Contributor

It may be budget-savvy, but reusing cooking oil may act as a trigger for breast cancer progression and ...

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

Posted on March 8, 2019 by ADVERTORIAL

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

The beautiful lessons that I learned from dating a cancer survivor

Posted on March 6, 2019 by Unwritten

My ex-boyfriend has taught me several lessons that I hope to carry with me for the rest of ...

Signs of colorectal cancer in women

Signs of colorectal cancer in women

Posted on March 5, 2019 by PRESS

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

Men over 40: Getting tested for prostate cancer is so much easier than you think

Posted on March 1, 2019 by ADVERTORIAL

When the cancer is still localised in the prostate at the time of diagnosis (and hasn’t spread yet), ...

Although experiencing seemingly minor health complaints and flu-like symptoms, Claire Hodgson (36) never expected a cancer diagnosis...

My flu-like symptoms turned out to be cancer

Posted on February 27, 2019 by PRESS

Although experiencing seemingly minor health complaints and flu-like symptoms, Claire Hodgson (36) never expected a cancer diagnosis...

Moms, you can teach the men in your life to check for testicular cancer. Here’s how…

Posted on February 27, 2019 by ADVERTORIAL

Cancer is never good news, but the general outlook for testicular cancer is positive. Early detection can prevent ...

Why your man should don his Speedo & join the 2019 Daredevil Run!

Posted on February 22, 2019 by ADVERTORIAL

Encourage your man to squeeze into one of the famed purple Daredevil Speedos, take to the streets in ...

New compound could help treat ovarian cancer

New compound could help treat ovarian cancer

Posted on February 20, 2019 by PRESS

Scientists have discovered a compound that could be particularly effective against ovarian cancer...

“Bake” a difference for children with cancer: here’s how you can help

Posted on February 7, 2019 by Contributor

Host a ‘Cupcakes of Hope' party to raise funds for all our #littlewarriors fighting cancer...

For survivors, breast cancer can threaten another part of their lives: Sexual intimacy

Posted on February 6, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Obstacles may not be easy to overcome, but women need to understand and accept that problems of intimacy ...

Will.i.am, Shawn Mendes and others pledge support for World Cancer Day

Posted on February 4, 2019 by Contributor

Will.i.am, Shawn Mendes and other celebs have pledged their support for World Cancer Day...

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