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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

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.

Prehistoric bone cancer discovered by local researchers

July 29, 2016

Scientists have discovered the oldest evidence of cancer dating back millions of years.

Roche ‘booby-trapped’ for cancer drug price

July 20, 2016

Women protesting against the high cost of breast cancer medicine draped bras all over pharmaceutical company Roche’s stand at the AIDS 2016 conference.