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“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...

Warning signs of the top five types of cancer

Warning signs of the top five types of cancer

Posted on February 1, 2019 by Contributor

Since early detection saves lives, here are the warning signs of the top five types of cancer that ...

6 Surprising ways to prevent cancer

6 Surprising ways to prevent cancer

Posted on February 1, 2019 by Monique Warner

We all know the cancer prevention basics – eat well, exercise and don’t smoke – but these ways ...

Natural ways to prevent cancer

Natural ways to prevent cancer

Posted on January 17, 2019 by Contributor

No one wants to be given the diagnosis of cancer, which is why more people are looking for ...

Gala Evening in aid of Tygerberg Children’s Hospital Oncology Department

Posted on January 15, 2019 by Contributor

Life is Precious, a private fundraising organisation, is hosting a special Gala Evening for Tygerberg Children’s Hospital Oncology ...

Are sunscreens safe?

Are sunscreens safe?

Posted on November 23, 2018 by Contributor

There have been concerns that nanoparticles in sunscreen may be toxic, which has many people asking, “Are sunscreens ...

Prostate cancer discovered during a routine check-up

Prostate cancer discovered during a routine check-up

Posted on November 14, 2018 by Contributor

Darren Robertson never gave prostate cancer a thought, until it was picked up in a health check-up he ...

In sickness and in health: How to deal with a loved one’s cancer diagnosis

Posted on November 7, 2018 by Contributor

After your initial shock and sadness, remember it’s not about you....

Cell phone radio frequency radiation is linked to cancer

Cell phone radiation linked to cancer

Posted on November 2, 2018 by Contributor

Research has found that high exposure to 2G and 3G cell phone radiation is linked to cancer…

Top five cancers affecting women

Top 5 cancers affecting women in SA

Posted on October 19, 2018 by Contributor

What are the top five cancers affecting women and what can you do to reduce your risks?...

Eating oily fish may help fight breast cancer

Eating oily fish may help fight breast cancer

Posted on October 17, 2018 by Contributor

Fish for dinner anyone? New research suggests that diets rich in fish oil could slow the spread and ...

I survived breast cancer

I beat breast cancer & found myself – Tejal Sumaru

Posted on October 15, 2018 by Contributor

At first, Tejal Sumaru did not believe the diagnosis of breast cancer, but soon the self-described ‘health nutter’ ...

Could just one alcoholic drink a day kill you?

Could just one alcoholic drink a day kill you?

Posted on October 5, 2018 by Contributor

If you don’t think there is any danger in enjoying just one alcoholic drink a day, think again…

how to examine your breasts

How to examine your breasts

Posted on October 3, 2018 by Contributor

If you’re not 100% sure about how to examine your breasts, here is a guide by Dr Liana ...

symptoms of lymphoma

What are the symptoms of lymphoma?

Posted on October 2, 2018 by Contributor

You may know that it is a type of blood cancer, but do you know what the symptoms ...

What are BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes?

Breast cancer: What are BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes?

Posted on October 1, 2018 by Contributor

We hear a lot about their link to breast cancer, but just what are BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes? ...

The symptoms of blood cancer can be vague, which is why it’s important to know what the early warning signs are…

Blood cancers: What to look out for and how to help

Posted on September 20, 2018 by Contributor

The symptoms of blood cancers can be vague, which is why it’s important to know what the early ...

Eating junk food increases the risk of developing cancer

Eating junk food increases the risk of developing cancer

Posted on September 19, 2018 by Contributor

Eating low nutritional quality food, like junk food, increases the risk of developing cancer...

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