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What you need to know about colorectal cancer

Posted on Mar 28, 2014 by Contributor

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common type of cancer in South Africa! Find out what the symptoms ...

Herceptin: hopeful new breast cancer treatment

Posted on Mar 25, 2014 by Hello Doctor

Find out more about Herceptin, the latest breast cancer treatment that has researchers, doctors and women around the ...

Study: Vitamin D helps breast cancer patients survive

Posted on Mar 12, 2014 by Contributor

Breast cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D are twice as likely to survive the disease as ...

Early cancer detection could save your life

Posted on Feb 7, 2014 by Contributor

Although both health and illness are part of life, we can do more to look after our health, ...

Debunking myths about cancer

Posted on Feb 4, 2014 by Contributor

Four cancer myths are stumbling blocks in the treatment and prevention of the disease. Find out what they ...

How alcohol increases the risk of cancer

Posted on Jan 27, 2014 by Contributor

If cancer runs in your family’s genes, you’d be wise to give alcoholic drinks a miss at book ...

3 Non-melanoma skin cancers to look out for

Posted on Jan 24, 2014 by Hello Doctor

January is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and while there’s plenty of info about melanomas, we don’t hear much ...

Cancer 101: What you need to know (video)

Posted on Jan 22, 2014 by Contributor

If you've ever wondered how cancer cells grow and how radiotherapy or chemotherapy works to fight this disease, ...

How to reduce your risk of ovarian cancer

Posted on Nov 26, 2013 by Tendani Sibuyi

Ovarian cancer affects the cells of one or both ovaries and often goes undetected until it’s too late! ...

Smart women are too cool to smoke

Posted on Nov 8, 2013 by Contributor

Smoking accelerates aging and contributes to diseases like lung cancer. So, if you’re a smart woman, you’re also ...

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