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This woman’s viral photo reveals a breast cancer symptom that’s easy to overlook

2017-10-20 07:44

Here’s what you need to know about a breast cancer symptom that is often easy to overlook.

Young man loses fight against cancer barely a month after fairy-tale wedding

2017-10-18 17:01

Paul was diagnosed with terminal, inoperable liver cancer.

Boy whose town gave him a special Christmas in September dies

2017-10-10 05:21

A 3-year-old boy whose fight with cancer prompted his small southern Kansas hometown to celebrate Christmas in September has died.

13 types of cancer linked to this lifestyle disease

2017-10-06 11:30

Researchers have found that losing weight might lower people's cancer risk.

Can your job give you cancer?

2017-10-02 09:24

Studies indicate that people in certain occupations have an increased cancer risk. Are you one of them?

7000km, 7 days: Team Seven7 drives for children fighting cancer

2017-09-27 08:51

The journey, named Seven7 Drive, covers 7 000km in seven days to raise funds for a pre-selected charitable cause that supports children fighting cancer.

Joburg parents ‘go to war’ to get treatment for daughter battling rare form of cancer

2017-09-21 15:43

She was an active, energetic 11-year-old, playing sports and having fun with her friends.

‘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.

 

3 random things that can mess with your mammogram results

2017-10-19 12:30

How bizarre are these cases of mistaken identity?

How many of your daily products contain talcum?

2017-10-10 10:00

After the successful lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, we are more aware of the dangers of talcum powder than ever. How many other products contain talcum?

Parents marry in hospital so their terminally ill daughter can be a flower girl

2017-10-06 19:16

“We were planning this big wedding next year that I thought would be perfect, but this was beyond perfect.”

5 everyday things you didn't know could cause cancer

2017-10-03 10:07

It is frightening to know how many things and habits can increase your cancer risk – things you're exposed to on a daily basis.

Australian who faked cancer fined for false donation claims

2017-09-28 12:20

An Australian cookbook author who falsely claimed that she'd beaten cancer through healthy eating, has been fined for misleading consumers by lying about her charitable donations.

State-of-the-art cancer equipment for Mthatha

2017-09-26 14:01

Soon Transkei cancer patients won't have to travel so far anymore to receive treatment.

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”

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