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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 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 ...

One of the most life-threatening cancers: Pancreatic cancer

One of the most life-threatening cancers: Pancreatic cancer

Posted on Nov 19, 2019 by PRESS

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

Posted on Oct 28, 2019 by Watch This

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)

Posted on Oct 25, 2019 by 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

Posted on Oct 24, 2019 by PRESS

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

This increases your liver cancer risk

Posted on Oct 22, 2019 by PRESS

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

Posted on Oct 21, 2019 by ADVERTORIAL

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

Posted on Oct 15, 2019 by 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

Posted on Oct 11, 2019 by 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

Posted on Oct 9, 2019 by PRESS

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

Posted on Oct 7, 2019 by 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

Posted on Sep 16, 2019 by PRESS

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

Posted on Sep 10, 2019 by Watch This

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

Posted on Aug 30, 2019 by 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

Posted on Aug 23, 2019 by PRESS

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

Posted on Aug 22, 2019 by Watch This

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

Posted on Jul 24, 2019 by PRESS

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

Posted on Jul 12, 2019 by Contributor

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

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