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Youth is no protection against breast cancer

December 3, 2018
Cancer  

Think breast cancer is something only older women have to worry about? Think again. Experts say there are no age restrictions to this cancer – but that social support can mean the difference between life and death.

Plans on track to ease KZN health woes

December 21, 2017
Cancer   HIV and AIDS   OurHealth  

KWA-ZULU NATAL – Right to Care, together with the Bhekuzulu Self-sustaining Project and the Mpilonhle Sanctuary Organization are working together to offer patients a one-stop shop where they can have all their chronic conditions seen to in a single visit.

Childhood cancer not a priority

August 18, 2017
Cancer   Children's Health   OurHealth  

As South Africa is celebrating women’s month, Reach For a Dream organisation is celebrating women who are making difference in South African medicine and making a difference in the lives of children with cancer.

Cancer treatment in the public sector ‘in crisis’?

June 26, 2017
Cancer  

Activists say the recent break-down of cancer services in KwaZulu-Natal is indicative of a broader problem in SA.

Cancer is not a death sentence

April 3, 2017
Cancer   OurHealth  

After suffering with painful colon cancer for nearly five years, 59 year old Maki Makunyane-Moela of Alexandra township has been diagnosed free of the disease and is now on a mission to spread awareness that a cancer diagnosis is not always a death sentence.

One small step closer for breast cancer drug

March 6, 2017
breast cancer   Cancer   News  

Roche continues to block access to its breast cancer drug, Herceptin, say activists, while women around the world suffer.

“You will be remembered comrade”

September 6, 2016
Cancer   OurHealth   Women's Health  

Aids activist Elsie Simangele Mashego from Daantjie outside Nelspruit in Mpumalanga has died of cervical cancer.