ARTICLES RELATING TO CANCER

Heartbroken granddad cries at granddaughter’s bedside after learning they’ll die within weeks of each other

2018-01-11 15:56

A devastated mother has shared a harrowing photo online showing the effect childhood cancer has on families.

Would you allow your doctor to give dagga to your sick child?

2017-12-25 11:00

There is substantial evidence of the benefits of dagga in the treatment of diseases such as cancer. But how would you feel about cannabis as a treatment for your child?

‘Pregnant’ woman gives birth to cancerous tumour in hospital toilet

2017-12-01 12:52

“There was no way that I thought it was cancer."

Why doctors shouldn't keep bad news from their patients

2017-11-28 15:00

Interviews with cancer patients showed that hearing a poor prognosis actually ended up improving the relationship with their doctor.

Book review: Be inspired

2017-11-19 05:52

Who would have thought a memoir with this sort of title would be so riveting and so beautifully written?

Woman dies of cancer three months after wedding – after repeated cancer misdiagnosis

2017-11-15 15:15

Her last check-up was just a week before tying the knot with the love of her life.

Christmas comes early for sick boy who ‘might not make it’

2017-11-14 17:48

All Jacob wanted was to celebrate what could be his last Christmas.

New treatment approved for rare blood cancer

2017-11-09 10:00

A new drug has been approved for a rare, yet dangerous blood cancer, which causes excessive production of white blood cells.

What is the link between gut bacteria and cancer treatment?

2017-11-07 13:00

There is increasing evidence that the gut microbiome plays a key role in the human immune system.

 

‘I always imagined myself growing old’: Young woman’s heartbreaking letter to the world shared after she passes away

2018-01-08 14:32

A young woman’s touching final advice has been shared by her family on social media.

Husband abandons wife after she is diagnosed with cancer

2017-12-15 16:00

She expected full support from the love of her life.

These are the real culprits behind 800 000 cases of cancer

2017-11-29 13:00

A study has shown that diabetes – either on its own or combined with being overweight – is responsible for hundreds of thousands of cancer cases across the world.

Xolani opens up about cancer diagnosis

2017-11-28 09:50

Radio presenter says he’s ready to fight the disease

"He had his first heart surgery at three days old” says heartbroken mom seeking donor for six-week-old son

2017-11-17 15:43

“We were in total shock, especially after having two other pregnancies without any complications. We thought we were safe.”

From Black Eyed Peas star to cancer survivor: Taboo tells all

2017-11-15 13:21

Jimmy Gomez, better known as the rapper Taboo from The Black Eyed Peas, had money, fame and a multi-platinum career when a strange back pain brought his world crashing down.

6 ways to protect yourself from the sun

2017-11-12 11:00

You can’t always avoid the sun’s rays, but you can protect yourself from sun damage and skin cancer. Here’s how.

SEE: The treatment for this disease can easily be more than R1 million

2017-11-09 11:12

The cost of fighting cancer has soared and many people lose everything in the process.

Cancer-stricken boy (4) marries his mom in ‘symbolic wedding’

2017-11-07 16:16

“As parents, we also wanted to see what our son would look like as an adult."

So you are breast cancer-free. Now what?

2017-11-06 09:30

When someone has been diagnosed with breast cancer, the most important tools are knowledge and awareness.

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