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Lymphoma survivor: 'The doctor told me it was just the flu'

2017-09-15 09:30

On World Lymphoma Day, 64 countries including South Africa will participate in creating a worldwide network of lymphoma patients, their caregivers and loved ones, and healthcare practitioners.

'I had no idea my son’s eye colour meant he had cancer'

2017-09-11 14:42

In December 2014, Phumeza Mdabe's son Mpilo was diagnosed with Bilateral Retinoblastoma – a cancer of the eye.

SEE: It costs R15 trillion to fight this disease

2017-09-08 07:41

There are more than 100 different kinds of cancer that can affect you.

"I had no idea my son's eye colour meant he had cancer"

2017-09-06 14:46

“It was hell watching our son go through so much pain”

Landmark 'living drug' for leukaemia approved

2017-08-31 13:44

The US has cleared a breakthrough cancer treatment that uses gene therapy to turn patients' own blood cells into assassins that attack childhood leukaemia.

New drug for deadly, super-fast cancer

2017-08-22 10:47

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia is an extremely deadly cancer, but a new treatment option could lead to a higher survival rate.

Top doc says childhood cancer not a priority in SA

2017-08-10 08:26

There is huge inequality when it comes to surviving childhood cancer in our country.

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood reveals cancer scare

2017-08-07 09:25

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has revealed that he underwent emergency surgery earlier this year after a cancerous lesion was found on his lung.

Could this small, green sponge be the cure for cancer?

2017-08-02 10:17

A small green sponge found in Alaskan waters could be the first effective weapon against pancreatic cancer, researchers said.

Dying judge officiates daughter's wedding from hospital bed

2017-07-12 05:26

A dying New Jersey judge who has vowed to officiate his daughter's wedding was able to keep his lifelong promise - from his hospital bed.

 

‘My brother lives inside me’

2017-09-15 08:30

Ten years ago Ray Funnell was diagnosed with leukaemia. Once he’d beaten the cancer, he decided he was going to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Ray shares his story.

'Cancer pen’ helps doctors get it all in seconds

2017-09-08 10:07

Scientists are developing a pen-like probe to help surgeons instantly tell which cells are cancerous.

‘I’m grateful my husband pushed me to have a mammogram’

2017-09-07 09:40

Ruth Melim was diagnosed with stage 1A breast cancer in December 2016. Fortunately it was caught early after her husband pushed her to have a mammogram.

Young couple receive shock brain tumour diagnoses

2017-08-31 14:16

They were diagnosed just weeks apart.

Mom dies after refusing cancer treatment to save baby’s life

2017-08-30 14:31

It’s a situation no woman should have to face: choosing between your own life and that of your unborn child. But that’s exactly the impossible choice one British woman had to make.

Blood tests may spot early signs of cancer

2017-08-18 09:19

Blood tests to assess DNA fragments may detect colon, breast, ovarian and lung tumours earlier, according to research.

‘I beat cancer, now what?’

2017-08-08 13:56

As if your journey through cancer treatment wasn't challenging enough, things aren't over yet once you're in remission.

The battle is never over for many young cancer survivors

2017-08-04 08:40

It is often difficult for children and teenagers to resume a normal life in areas like school, work and relationships after cancer treatment.

Blood tests can now spot early pancreatic cancer

2017-07-14 08:16

Pancreatic cancer can be treated more successfully if it is detected when tumours are still small.

New alternative to chemo won’t eat healthy cells

2017-07-10 10:45

Instead of chemotherapy, a new vaccine aims to prevent cancer from recurring in melanoma skin cancer patients.

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