Tapeworm cancer cells found in Colombian man

2015-11-11 11:11

Cancer in a tapeworm inside a Colombian man may have caused cancer-like tumours in its human host.

It's a first: SA woman has cancerous tumour removed by a robot

2015-11-06 15:09

Chantelle Gouws became the first person in South Africa to undergo a partial nephrectomy using da Vinci robotic-assisted technology to remove a cancerous tumour from her kidney.

Infographic: How cancer affects South African children

2015-11-06 13:39

Here are a few key facts that every parent should know about childhood cancer.

Robot to attend school for young cancer patient

2015-11-05 21:32

A rolling robot is to attend school for a 10-year-old Maryland girl as she undergoes cancer treatment.

Why everyone with breasts should read this

2015-11-04 10:04

A breast self-exam is the best way to detect breast cancer early – and it applies to both men and women.

Meat and cancer – making sense of the evidence

2015-11-02 14:28

Reducing meat intake is one way of minimising cancer risk. While primary prevention continues to be advocated, early detection remains the mainstay for successful treatment and outcomes.

Movember’s got a new MOVE

2015-11-02 08:10

We talk the talk now it’s time to walk the walk. Grow your Mo. Get moving. Do Movember.

That tasty bacon can kill you

2015-11-01 16:03

It sounds outrageous at face value, but according to 22 experts from 10 countries, processed meats increase the risk of bowel cancer by almost 20%.

Knowing genetic origin of cancer can improve treatment outcome

2015-10-27 13:30

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the focus is on individuals' risk of getting breast cancer, as well as considerations when planning treatment.

Why you should donate breast milk

2015-10-27 10:42

The South African Breast Milk Reserve encourages mothers to breastfeed their babies exclusively for the first six months and to donate breastmilk to the SABR banks. It not only helps others, it can protect them against cancer.


Natural cancer remedies: sorting fact from fiction

2015-11-10 10:11

Certain fruits and herbs may help cure your cancer. Get the go-ahead from your registered physician or oncologist to include the following natural cancer fighters in your cancer fighting regime.

Infographic: How cancer affects South African women

2015-11-06 13:39

Find out what is the main cause and the most diagnosed cancer in South Africa.

Infographic: Everything you need to know about breast cancer

2015-11-06 13:39

One in 33 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and more startling revelations.

How to care for cancer sufferers in the best way possible

2015-11-04 10:04

There are no right or wrong ways to care for a cancer patient – there’s only your way.

Unite in the fight against cancer

2015-11-04 09:47

The Ball-duh-Dash run in support of awareness of testicular and prostate cancer takes place on Friday.

Not all of us have the same skin cancer risk

2015-11-02 14:04

Sun bingers, those with light skin, hair and eyes and those born with large brown moles are at greater risk of skin cancer than others.

‘Mr Bacon’ is not afraid to pig out

2015-11-01 16:03

Meet “Mr Bacon”. Cancer threat or not, Mvelase Peppetta has no plans to quit his favourite processed meat. He loves bacon so much that breakfast is not complete unless he has it on a plate.

Let's get some perspective on meat and cancer

2015-10-29 09:16

The news that we're at an increased cancer risk of colorectal cancer from eating processed meats has caused quite a stir. But, as two South African dietitians point out, there's no proof that removing meat from your diet will protect you against cancer.

How Cancer Wreaks Havoc on Family Finances

2015-10-27 11:31

Cancer can have a devastating effect on your finances with new researchers suggesting that cancer survivors earn up to 40% less than they did prior to diagnosis.

Linking sausages to cigarettes is a farce - meat exporter

2015-10-27 07:15

A top meat exporter has ridiculed a landmark UN report linking sausages and ham to cancer, saying it was "a farce" to suggest they could be as lethal as cigarettes.

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