ARTICLES RELATING TO CANCER

Suffering, alone, and in pain – this woman has been waiting to see a specialist about her cervical cancer since 2017

2019-09-12 18:50

An elderly Free State woman has been waiting to see a specialist for two years since she's been diagnosed with cervical cancer.

Mom shares heart-breaking photo to show reality of childhood cancer

2019-09-10 15:04

This mom decided to share a tear-jerking picture of her son during his cancel battle to raise awareness.

PIC: Heart-breaking moment terminally ill dad cries when visiting beach for last time

2019-09-02 15:22

Grab the tissues! These selfless medics fulfilling the wishes of this dying dad will have you in tears.

Ever wondered why your skin itches uncontrollably?

2019-08-30 04:45

For people suffering from conditions that cause chronic itching, such as psoriasis, a new discovery brings hope.

The key to a long life? Apples and tea, according to experts

2019-08-26 09:56

New research has found that people who consumed moderate to high amounts of foods rich in flavonoids regularly, were less likely to die from cancer or heart disease.

A grandfather took 33 members of his family to Hawaii after racking up more than a million frequent flyer miles

2019-08-14 20:45

Sam Pratt, from Florida, flew 33 family members aged 2 to 72 to Hawaii for the trip last week in celebration of his cancer remission.

Cancers of the heart are rare – and here's why

2019-08-05 19:30

Even though heart disease tops the list of the nation's leading causes of death – ahead of cancer – heart cancer is actually quite rare.

How complete tumour removal in dogs cuts risk of cancer's return

2019-07-25 20:00

A new study has shown that complete removal of malignant tumours in dogs considerably increases their chances of remaining cancer free.

Cancer 23 July

2019-07-23 00:01

It is time for a change of pace. Money matters may come under the spotlight. You cannot keep avoiding things. With 5 planets in retrograde at the moment, it is time to go back to your books and consolidate things to work more effectively for you.

OPINION: Lifesaving cancer medication is now considered ‘essential’ by the WHO, but it comes with a huge price tag

2019-07-19 10:57

Excessive patenting of medication that inflates prices, blocks generic competition, and ultimately hinders access to medication is being challenged.

 

Heartbreaking photos show a 5-year-old girl comforting her little brother, 4, as he suffers with chemotherapy

2019-09-10 18:17

Their mother says that although Aubrey doesn't understand cancer, she wants to look after her little brother, Beckett.

Cancer overtakes heart disease as #1 killer of middle-aged in wealthy nations

2019-09-04 18:50

According to a recent journal news release, the world is undergoing a change, with cancer overtaking cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death in high-income countries.

Hope for Mpumalanga cancer patients with opening of first oncology unit

2019-08-31 16:45

Many cancer patients in the province had no choice but to travel long distance to Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Gauteng, about 300km away, to receive oncology treatment. The end is now.

Is MRI screening worth it for breast cancer survivors?

2019-08-26 11:03

A new study found that when cancer survivors underwent MRI screening, it tended to detect more tumours, compared with yearly mammography alone.

Researchers discover a new way to tackle previously inoperable pancreatic cancer

2019-08-23 10:30

in the past, surgeons were unable to remove a deadly type of pancreatic cancer, but researchers have discovered a new way to tackle the tumours.

80-year-old cancer patient’s skydiving dream comes true

2019-08-06 14:50

"During the nearly three minutes of complete freedom, you even forget that your 80-year-old body is riddled with cancer"

Boksburg mom receives shock cancer diagnosis shortly after having triplets: ‘I didn’t know how I’d cope’

2019-07-26 13:11

Maritza was just coming to terms with motherhood when she received the shock diagnosis: stage 3 breast cancer.

Breast implant manufacturer Allergan just recalled one type of implant after hundreds of Americans developed a rare cancer linked to the devices

2019-07-25 15:49

In February 2019, the implants were linked to breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma, which experts still don't know much about.

Can a broken heart contribute to cancer?

2019-07-21 21:00

A recent study has discovered that 'broken heart syndrome' doesn't only have an effect on the heart and the brain, but could also contribute to severe stress and cancer.

New urine test might show whether prostate cancer needs treatment

2019-07-15 16:38

A new urine test may be able to predict the aggressiveness of a prostate cancer far sooner than standard methods.

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