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Parents: The importance of educating your children about cervical cancer

Posted on September 21, 2017 by Contributor

There comes a time when you will need to have the ‘talk’ with your female children, about the ...

WIN 1 of 12 Avon Justine hampers worth R1200 each

Posted on September 19, 2017 by Shelley Armstrong

Win with Avon / Justine

Eat more whole grains to decrease bowel cancer risk

Posted on September 12, 2017 by Contributor

Eating more whole grains, like brown rice and whole-wheat bread, may reduce bowel cancer risk...

What is holistic cancer care?

Posted on August 24, 2017 by Contributor

When facing the cancer journey, Dr Michiel Botha advises on holistic cancer care that takes into consideration every ...

CANSA offers free skin cancer screening

Posted on August 23, 2017 by Contributor

The most serious type of skin cancer is melanoma, with South Africa having the highest incidence in the ...

Vitamin C may kill cancer cells

Posted on August 22, 2017 by Contributor

Vitamin C may 'tell' faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to mature and die normally, instead of ...

Could tomatoes reduce our skin cancer risk?

Posted on July 14, 2017 by Contributor

Daily tomato consumption cut the development of skin cancer tumours by half in a mouse study, which means ...

How you can help people with leukaemia

Posted on June 28, 2017 by Contributor

Nonkululeko Malinga was pregnant when she was diagnosed acute myeloid leukaemia. Doctors advised that she required a critical ...

4 Habits that could cause cancer

Posted on June 21, 2017 by Contributor

It takes just 21 days to form a habit - but it can take a lifetime to break ...

What to eat to stave off prostate cancer

Posted on June 12, 2017 by Contributor

Dining on curry and baked apples could play a role in staving off - or even preventing - ...

Red onions pack a cancer-fighting punch

Posted on June 12, 2017 by Contributor

Researchers have discovered that Ontario-grown red onions have the strongest cancer-fighting power…

The connection between cancer and sugar

Posted on May 29, 2017 by Contributor

In a new study, scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas have found that some types of ...

Garlic – a cancer prevention superstar

Posted on May 15, 2017 by Contributor

With cancer cases on the rise each year, it’s important to equip yourself with the most effective cancer-fighting ...

Powerful new weapon in fight against cancer

Posted on May 10, 2017 by Contributor

Cancer patients can now benefit from a faster, more targeted treatment introduced at a leading oncology centre in ...

A glow stick that detects cancer

Posted on May 2, 2017 by Contributor

From rock concert glow sticks to the doctor’s office, researchers have devised a type of ‘glow stick’ that ...

Don’t be fooled by these health myths

Posted on April 6, 2017 by Contributor

If you think you’re immune, see if you can pick out the one truth among these health myths…

Global tobacco control treaty reduces smoking rates

Posted on March 26, 2017 by Contributor

The adoption of tobacco reduction measures around the world has led to a 2,5% reduction in global smoking ...

A big reason to eat broccoli

Posted on March 20, 2017 by Contributor

Research has discovered one of the underlying reasons why broccoli is so good for you. Here’s a hint, ...

The science of stopping cancer

Posted on March 8, 2017 by Contributor

Amazing – scientists have discovered that a chemical found in tumours may actually be used to help stop ...

testicular cancer

Get your boys to check their balls – it could save their lives

Posted on March 3, 2017 by Contributor

Moms have an important role to play when it comes to keeping their boys safe from testicular cancer ...

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