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Chavez in ‘good spirits’ after cancer treatment

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returned home after 11 days of cancer treatment in Cuba, saying his latest round of radiation therapy was successful.

Cancer: Africa’s nameless enemy

Most of Africa's languages don't have a word for cancer. How can a continent hope to treat, let alone fight, a disease that has no name?

US couple jailed after son’s cancer death

The parents of an eight-year-old who died from cancer after suffering for months with swollen glands have been sentenced to eight years in prison.

Armstrong sends message of support to Yuvraj Singh

Recently diagnosed with cancer, cricketer Yuvraj Singh gets support from famous cancer survivor, cyclist Lance Armstrong.

Hubbly bubbly: Cancer risks are troubling

Hubbly bubbly water pipes pose a serious cancer risk, a researcher says, with children as young as eight at risk of the dangers of the pipes.

Nuns should take ‘the pill to reduce risk of cancer’

Nuns should be given the contraceptive pill to reduce the high death rates from breast, ovarian and uterine cancer a result of their childlessness.

Time to trash those smokes

Around 40% of all cancers are caused by things we have the power to change.

Put your nuns on the pill, pope urged

The Catholic Church should pay for nuns to go on contraceptive pills to cut the cancer risk that comes with a life of celibacy, cancer experts say.

Swazi budget crisis hits cancer patients

Swaziland's government stopped paying for Robert Ngongoni Sukati's cancer treatments, so he had to turn to a dubious "immune booster".

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High Court strikes down ‘paternalistic’ lockdown regulations

The order of unconstitutionality has been suspended for two weeks

Early-morning exercise: Jo’burg’s three golden hours

Under level four of the Covid-19 lockdown, the hours from 6am to 9am became the time when inner-city residents could use local parks to escape the nightmare around them

Pharmacists, denied frontline status, get PPE late

Pharmacists at one of the major public hospitals in Gauteng say they only received sufficient protective gear after several of their colleagues contracted Covid-19.

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