ARTICLES RELATING TO CANCER

Can coffee protect you from deadly skin cancer?

2015-01-25 08:00

You may rely on coffee for your morning pick-me-up but new research suggests it may also protect you from the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma.

Coffee may protect you from skin cancer death

2015-01-21 09:50

You may rely on coffee for your morning pick-me-up but new research suggests it may also protect you from the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma.

Can coffee protect you from melanoma?

2015-01-21 09:05

You may rely on coffee for your morning pick-me-up but new research suggests it may also protect you from the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma.

'Lifestyle' diseases kill millions of people

2015-01-20 05:00

Unhealthy habits like smoking, alcohol abuse and eating too much fat, salt and sugar have sparked an epidemic of diseases that makes up the leading cause of death globally.

WHO warns of public health disaster

2015-01-19 14:20

Diseases linked to lifestyle choices are a much greater public health threat than any other epidemic known to man, killing 16 million people globally, says the WHO.

'Benign' mass in breast does carry some risk

2015-01-08 13:22

New research suggests that a mass classified as atypical hyperplasia, found in the breast tissue of women poses a greater risk of cancer than previously thought.

'Benign' mass in breast does carry some risk

2015-01-06 17:00

New research suggests that a mass classified as atypical hyperplasia, found in the breast tissue of women poses a greater risk of cancer than previously thought.

Biological bad luck blamed in two-thirds of cancer cases

2015-01-03 05:00

Plain old bad luck plays a major role in determining who gets cancer and who does not, according to researchers.

Biological bad luck blamed in two-thirds of cancer cases

2015-01-02 09:57

Plain old bad luck plays a major role in determining who gets cancer and who does not, according to researchers.

2015 yearly forecast: Cancer

2014-12-24 10:28

From work and finances to love and wellness, here’s what’s in store for anyone born under the Cancerian sign this year.

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Anything for love

2014-12-23 14:24

Gerdi McKenna's friends and family organised something heartwarming and amazing for her after she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Your pet can get cancer too

2014-12-15 10:03

Animals can also suffer from cancer, and cancers hit about half of dogs and a third of cats aged 10 years and older.

Diet may influence ovarian cancer survival

2014-12-12 14:09

A healthy diet before ovarian cancer diagnosis may indicate a stronger immune system and, indirectly, the capacity to respond favourably to therapy.

Green Day guitarist diagnosed with tonsil cancer

2014-12-09 10:54

Green Day guitarist Jason White has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer but is expected to make a "full and speedy" recovery.

Opinion: The Dewani trial is a farce

2014-12-01 15:37

A British doctor was jailed for sexually abusing 18 of his young patients with 'unimaginable cruelty'.

Fat to blame for half a million cancers a year

2014-11-30 05:30

A recent study said that high body mass index (BMI) has now become a major cancer risk factor, responsible for some 3.6 percent of new cancer cases in 2012.

Why tumours grow teeth

2014-11-28 08:53

One of the most baffling phenomena in medical science are tumours with limbs, organs, hair and teeth in them. Why does this happen?

When tumours contain hair, teeth and other body organs

2014-11-24 17:00

One of the most baffling phenomena in medical science is what is known as 'teratoma' tumours – when limbs, organs, hair and teeth are found in tumours. Why does this happen?

Tygerberg opens HIV biorepository

2014-11-21 14:50

Stellenbosch University has opened a biorepository where specimens for HIV-related cancers will be stored for research.

Are cigars safer than cigarettes?

2014-11-14 13:30

Even if the smoke isn’t inhaled, cigar smoking poses great health risks.

Third-hand smoke can be a killer

2014-11-14 13:04

The tobacco smoke that lingers after a cigarette has been smoked is harmful.

Can cellphones cause brain cancer?

2014-11-13 05:05

Talking on mobile or cordless phones for years may increase your risk for glioma, a deadly brain cancer.

Movember madness – how to style your 'Mo'

2014-11-07 05:15

It's that time of year again – and we hope all men are growing their moustaches in support of Movember. Here are a few guidelines for you to 'get your Mo on' for prostate cancer awareness this month.

Movember madness – how to style your 'Mo'

2014-11-06 05:00

It's that time of year again – and we hope all men are growing their moustaches in support of Movember. Here are a few guidelines for you to 'get your Mo on' for prostate cancer awareness this month.

 

Why Darrel Bristow-Bovey's prostate exam was awkward

2015-01-27 13:29

Here is what award-winning author Darrel Bristow-Bovey had to say about his first prostate exam.

Can coffee protect you from skin cancer?

2015-01-21 12:07

You may rely on coffee for your morning pick-me-up but new research suggests it may also protect your from the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma.

Can coffee protect you from the deadliest form of skin cancer?

2015-01-21 09:30

You may rely on coffee for your morning pick-me-up but new research suggests it may also protect you from melanoma.

Cancer-causing agent found in US drinking water after pipeline spill

2015-01-21 08:42

Cancer-causing benzene has been detected in a drinking water supply in Montana, North Dakota after crude oil spilled into the Yellowstone River.

'Lifestyle' diseases kill millions

2015-01-19 15:50

Unhealthy habits like smoking, alcohol abuse and eating too much fat, salt and sugar have sparked an epidemic of diseases that makes up the leading cause of death globally.

'Lifestyle' diseases kill millions of people

2015-01-19 14:07

Unhealthy habits like smoking, alcohol abuse and eating too much fat, salt and sugar have sparked an epidemic of diseases that makes up the leading cause of death globally.

Angelina Jolie breaks down after mastectomy tribute from a fan

2015-01-07 12:25

Angelina Jolie has been left sobbing after a caller paid tribute to her on French radio for speaking out about her double mastectomy operation.

'Benign' mass in breast does carry some risk

2015-01-05 14:36

New research suggests that a mass classified as atypical hyperplasia, found in the breast tissue of women poses a greater risk of cancer than previously thought.

Bad luck a culprit behind cancer - study

2015-01-02 09:58

Plain old bad luck plays a major role in determining who gets cancer and who does not, according to researchers.

Biological bad luck blamed in two-thirds of cancer cases

2015-01-02 09:55

Plain old bad luck plays a major role in determining who gets cancer and who does not, according to researchers.

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Gerdi McKenna's friends and family organised something heartwarming and amazing for her after she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

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3D printing helps with smarter cancer treatment

2014-12-17 14:00

Scientists have a new use for 3D printing by creating personalised replica models of cancerous parts of the body to allow doctors to target tumours more precisely.

Superbugs threaten to kill 10 million a year

2014-12-12 17:10

Drug-resistant superbugs could reverse key medical advances made yet, which may see diseases like malaria and HIV once again spiral out of control, a review warns.

Superbugs threaten to kill 10 million a year

2014-12-12 10:00

Drug-resistant superbugs could reverse key medical advances made yet, which may see diseases like malaria and HIV once again spiral out of control, a review warns.

Smoking worse for men

2014-12-05 07:05

Male smokers are three times more likely than non-smoking men to lose their Y chromosomes.

British doctor jailed for sexually abusing minors

2014-12-01 15:31

A British doctor was jailed for sexually abusing 18 of his young patients with 'unimaginable cruelty'.

Fat to blame for half a million cancers a year

2014-11-29 17:00

A recent study said that high body mass index (BMI) has now become a major cancer risk factor, responsible for some 3.6 percent of new cancer cases in 2012.

Fat to blame for half a million cancers a year

2014-11-26 10:38

A recent study said that high body mass index (BMI) has now become a major cancer risk factor, responsible for some 3.6 percent of new cancer cases in 2012.

When tumours contain hair, teeth and other body organs

2014-11-24 10:47

One of the most baffling phenomena in medical science is what is known as 'teratoma' tumours – when limbs, organs, hair and teeth are found in tumours. Why does this happen?

Tygerberg opens HIV biorepository

2014-11-21 14:47

Stellenbosch University has opened a biorepository where specimens for HIV-related cancers will be stored for research.

The lowdown on passive smoking

2014-11-14 13:04

Second-hand smoke contains all the same toxic chemicals as first-hand smoke.

Could your cellphone cause cancer?

2014-11-13 10:16

Talking on mobile or cordless phones for years may increase your risk for glioma, a deadly brain cancer.

Can cellphones cause brain cancer?

2014-11-12 13:03

Talking on mobile or cordless phones for years may increase your risk for glioma, a deadly brain cancer.

US hospital to build store of cancer genetic data

2014-11-06 15:34

An American university wants to build a store of genetic data about various metastatic cancer cases, theoretically sharpening treatment or even coming up with new therapies.

Movember madness – how to style your 'Mo'

2014-11-05 16:00

It's that time of year again – and we hope all men are growing their moustaches in support of Movember. Here are a few guidelines for you to 'get your Mo on' for prostate cancer awareness this month.

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