breast cancer

 
Could this finally solve the Eastern Cape's cancer mystery?
Could this finally solve the Eastern Cape's cancer mystery?
Halfway up a hill overlooking the Great Rift Valley in western Kenya are two graves. One of them is a few years old now, bristling with bushy...
Campaign against breast cancer all year
Campaign against breast cancer all year
A year ago a good friend was diagnosed with breast cancer. Bongi is considered lucky. The company she works for provides medical insurance that...
Breast cancer study reveals fewer women will need chemotherapy
Breast cancer study reveals fewer women will need chemotherapy
A study released on Sunday found that a test can identity up to 85% of women with early-stage breast cancer who do not need to undergo chemotherapy....
‘Cancer I could deal with. Losing my breast I could not.’
‘Cancer I could deal with. Losing my breast I could not.’
The taxi arrived at dawn but it could have come even earlier; I’d been awake all night. I was terrified about the day that lay ahead and what it...
Male breast cancer stays hidden
Male breast cancer stays hidden
A middle-aged man walks out of an old building at the Helen Joseph Hospital in Johannesburg. He pats his hands over his pockets, takes a few...
[Video]Are South African men more at risk of breast cancer?
[Video]Are South African men more at risk of breast cancer?
Male breast cancer is the same as female breast cancer and men should be checking for lumps as well.
Breasts: Five things to know about them and their care
Breasts: Five things to know about them and their care
Carol-Ann Benn jokes that she may not know her way around a stove, but she definitely knows her way around a breast.
Four reasons why breast is best: Babies are smarter, healthier and better behaved
Four reasons why breast is best: Babies are smarter, healthier and better behaved
Most new South African mums start breast-feeding, but they don’t keep at it for long.
'Roche holds cancer patients to ransom' - activists
'Roche holds cancer patients to ransom' - activists
About 300 health activists protested in front of drug company Roche's Johannesburg offices on Thursday in a bid to lower the price of a potentially...
Hunting down cancer-contributing genes
Hunting down cancer-contributing genes
For many women, it is one of their worst nightmares: a lump. The first reaction when they find one in a breast is panic, "oh no, I have breast...
The flush of hormonal success
The flush of hormonal success
Melinda Scott* (56) pressed her hands against the green-striped wallpaper she was hanging. Once she knew it wouldn’t fall she grabbed the roller on...

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