lung cancer

 
Eskom is not coughing up for the pollution it causes
Eskom is not coughing up for the pollution it causes
Two things are big in the tiny Mpumalanga dorp of Kriel: God and Eskom. The town of redbrick houses is neatly laid out on one side of a shallow...
Derby-Lewis diagnosed with terminal lung cancer
Derby-Lewis diagnosed with terminal lung cancer
Convicted killer Clive Derby-Lewis has been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, his wife Gaye said on Thursday.
E-cigarettes: 'cancer risk close to zero'
E-cigarettes: 'cancer risk close to zero'
A study by the French consumer organisation, the National Consumers' Institute, has found harmful chemicals in electronic cigarettes, sparking...
Dusting off an insidious legacy
Dusting off an insidious legacy
With South Africa's long history as a major minerals producer, occupational lung diseases have been the high price paid by workers for many...
A life gone up in smoke
A life gone up in smoke
Tobacco is the only legally available product that kills people when it is used entirely as intended. According to the World Health Organisation...
Living with the fear of dying
Living with the fear of dying
'I was living with this constant fear that I would be dead in three months," says Mark.
Celebrated scribe of suburbia, John Updike, dies
Celebrated scribe of suburbia, John Updike, dies
John Updike, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, prolific man of letters and erudite chronicler of sex, divorce and other adventures in the...
Cuba approves lung cancer vaccine
Cuba approves lung cancer vaccine
Cuba has approved what is believed to be the world's first registered lung cancer vaccine and is offering it to Cuban and foreign patients in its...
Smokeless tobacco ups oral cancer risk 80%
Smokeless tobacco ups oral cancer risk 80%
Chewing tobacco and snuff are less dangerous than cigarettes but the smokeless products still raise the risk of oral cancer by 80%, the World...
Cuba approves first therapeutic vaccine for lung cancer
Cuba approves first therapeutic vaccine for lung cancer
Cuba has approved what is believed to be the world's first registered lung cancer vaccine and is offering it to Cuban and foreign patients in its...