Cancer

  • MRI scan reduces need for biopsy in prostate cancer patients

    Posted on January 23, 2017 by Contributor

    Giving men with suspected prostate cancer an MRI scan could improve diagnosis and save those who do not have an

  • New guidelines to improve chemotherapy safety

    Posted on January 10, 2017 by Contributor

    A new set of chemotherapy guidelines have been developed by a group of local cancer practitioners to improve patient safety

  • Pepper plant’s cancer-killing properties uncovered

    Posted on January 9, 2017 by Contributor

    Scientists have uncovered cancer-killing properties of a spicy Indian pepper plant …

  • Cervical cancer vaccine: What you need to know

    Posted on January 5, 2017 by Contributor

    Every year almost 8000 South African women are diagnosed with cervical cancer, the leading cause of deaths from cancer among

  • Promising breast cancer vaccine

    Posted on January 4, 2017 by Contributor

    Medical researchers are working on a new vaccine that could help early-stage breast cancer patients …

  • Friends help women survive breast cancer

    Posted on December 29, 2016 by Contributor

    Among women with invasive breast cancer, those with the most friends and family connections have a lower breast cancer recurrence

  • Fat fuels cancer

    Posted on December 28, 2016 by Contributor

    Scientists have discovered how a shift to increased fat utilisation is linked to cancer cells spreading in the body …

  • Breast cancer symptoms other than a lump

    Posted on December 14, 2016 by Contributor

    One in six women diagnosed with breast cancer had a symptom other than a lump. Read on to find out

  • Love your summer skin

    Posted on December 13, 2016 by Contributor

    Enjoy the sunshine, not the sunburn. Dermatologist Dr Kesiree Naidoo shares tips for protecting your skin while enjoying the outdoors

  • Cancer is a looming risk for people with HIV

    Posted on November 29, 2016 by Contributor

    As the life expectancies of people with HIV rise, so does their need for improved cancer screening and prevention …