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Fears as Durban loses last state cancer specialist
Fears as Durban loses last state cancer specialist
Durban loses its last public sector oncologist today as shortages of specialists in the province continue.
[FROM OUR ARCHIVES] Six ways alcohol can help – and hurt – you this Easter
[FROM OUR ARCHIVES] Six ways alcohol can help – and hurt – you this Easter
We have heard drinking is good for your heart. We have heard it may even protect you against diabetes. But we also know that alcohol is a major...
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.
Focus on noncontagious diseases
Focus on noncontagious diseases
Noncommunicable diseases are often described as lifestyle diseases because they are associated with the excesses of an ageing or privileged...
South Africa faces paediatric cancer drug shortage as suppliers fail to meet demand
South Africa faces paediatric cancer drug shortage as suppliers fail to meet demand
As the health department sources alternative drug suppliers, doctors may be forced to make tough decisions with at least five key cancer drugs in...
We behave like herd animals
We behave like herd animals
Judy is 49 years old when she finds what all women dread: a lump, in her right breast. She visits friends that evening and, after much wining and...
Millions are denied morphine that will free them from pain
Millions are denied morphine that will free them from pain
COMMENTThe city in which a terminal cancer patient lives should not determine whether he or she suffers pain, or has access to pain relief. Yet...
Angelina Jolie has ovaries removed over cancer concern
Angelina Jolie has ovaries removed over cancer concern
Oscar-winning film star Angelina Jolie said she has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to avoid the risk of ovarian cancer,...
Experimental cancer drugs effective - but with drawbacks
Experimental cancer drugs effective - but with drawbacks
A new wave of experimental cancer drugs that directly recruit the immune system's powerful T cells are proving to be immensely effective...
Cancer's politics and paradoxes
Cancer's politics and paradoxes
Cancer can kill: this fact makes it concrete. We collect data on it, write histories and memoirs about it, blog about it. Still, it’s a devious...
Decoy ploy nips cancer in the blood
Decoy ploy nips cancer in the blood
Metastatic cancer is a frightening prospect. Cancerous tumours are pockets of abnormal cell growth, with a host of environmental and genetic drivers,...

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