Activists say the recent break-down of cancer services in KwaZulu-Natal is indicative of a broader problem in SA.
Public Health & Health Systems
Breast cancer is not an illness that affects only those who speak English and live in the city, says survivor Nelisa Sipamia, who grew up in a rural area, dependent on the public health care system.
New research has shown that Afrikaans South Africans may be more likely to carry the breast cancer gene that led recently led actress Angelina Jolie to undergo a double mastectomy.
Cancer and Tobacco Control Health Management News Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) OurHealth Pharmaceutical Drugs Policy and Legislation Women's Health
Many HIV patients are now issued with three-month supplies of treatment, cutting down the burden on clinics and patients. Now, breast cancer advocates want the same for women battling the cancer.
Cancer and Tobacco Control
Emerging evidence indicates that being overweight increases your risk of cancer and decreases your chance of surviving it.