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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...  

How third-hand smoke affects you

How third-hand smoke affects you

Posted on Jul 4, 2019 by Monique Warner

Exposure to third-hand smoke, the residues left behind by smoking that settle on surfaces, can also damage your ...

How turmeric can stop bone cancer cell growth

How turmeric can stop bone cancer cell growth

Posted on Jun 25, 2019 by Contributor

Researchers have discovered a way to use curcumin, found in the spice turmeric, to stop bone cancer cell ...

“Your child has…” – 7 Tips for parents confronted with a difficult diagnosis (from a mom who’s been there)

Posted on May 29, 2019 by Contributor

Two years ago, my teenage son, Josh, was diagnosed with an extremely unusual, aggressive and terminal cancer of ...

Women with sleep apnoea have a greater risk of developing cancer

Posted on May 21, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Women with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than men with the ...

Less fat, more fruit could cut risk of dying of breast cancer

Posted on May 16, 2019 by ANA Newswire

A large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman's ...

Is there a link between breast cancer and birth control?

Is there a link between breast cancer and birth control?

Posted on May 14, 2019 by PRESS

We had the opportunity to ask specialist surgeon Dr Justus Apffelstaedt if there is a link between breast cancer ...

What you need to know about prostate and testicular cancer

Posted on Apr 25, 2019 by ADVERTORIAL

It goes without saying that the Daredevil Run is always an occasion on which guys have an absolute ...

One of the youngest women to have terminal cancer raises money for horse

One of the youngest women to have terminal cancer raises money for horse

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 by Watch This

One of the youngest women in the UK to have terminal cancer is raising money to realise one ...

Study: Dogs can sniff out cancer in blood

Study: Dogs can sniff out cancer in blood

Posted on Apr 9, 2019 by Contributor

Research has found that dogs can sniff out cancer, which means canine cancer detection could be a new ...

Olivia Newton-John wants to help eradicate cancer in her lifetime

Posted on Apr 4, 2019 by BANG Showbiz

As part of her latest cancer treatment, singer Olivia Newton-John played undercover boss at the research centre bearing ...

Reusing cooking oil may lead to breast cancer progression

Reusing cooking oil may lead to breast cancer progression

Posted on Mar 22, 2019 by Contributor

It may be budget-savvy, but reusing cooking oil may act as a trigger for breast cancer progression and ...

The Big 5: Cancers that men in SA should look out for

Posted on Mar 8, 2019 by ADVERTORIAL

In the spirit of being cancer-conscious, it’s really important to draw attention to the Big 5 cancers that ...

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