Friday , 23 February 2018

Xolani Gwala, 702 Breakfast Host Has Been Diagnosed With Colon Cancer

Xolani Gwala, 702 Breakfast Host Has Been Diagnosed With Colon Cancer

Talk Radio 702’s breakfast show host Xolani Gwala on Friday, 29 September revealed that he has been diagnosed with advanced colon cancer. “I’m fine, as you can see, but I am living with something inside and it is massive,” Gwala told Steven Grootes, who has been standing in for him on his 702 show. “After thorough investigation, they found that …

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Colon Cancer Symptoms and causes

Colon Cancer Symptoms and causes

Colon Cancer symptoms and causes are quite varied. Here are some of them to you help him get a better understanding and know what action to take should you or a loved one be diagnoted with colon cancer. Colon Cancer Symptoms Signs and symptoms of colon cancer include: A change in your bowel habits, including diarrhea or constipation or a change in …

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What is Brain Cancer & what are its symptoms?

Brain Cancer symptoms, causes, treatments in South Africa

Brain cancer occurs when abnormal cancer cells develop and multiply within the brain forming a malignant tumour or tumours. Primary brain cancer begins in the brain, while a tumour that starts elsewhere in the body and spreads to the brain is called a metastatic or secondary tumour. Brain cancer causes, then, can include other cancers, but according to the Cancer …

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Top 10 Cancer Support groups in South Africa

Top 10 Cancer Support groups in South Africa

These are some of the many cancer support groups you can find in South Africa. The are different types of cancers that some of these focus on, so go through the whole and find the best one for you. Contents Adopt A Pink Piggy (APP) amaBele Belles Breast Cancer Survivor BreastSens (BS) Breast Health Foundation (BHF) Bosom Buddies (BB) Campaign …

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Cancer victim & late Wife of top Businessman remembered

Zodwa MaNdwalane Zungu - cancer victim & wife of top businessman, Sandile Zungu

“Today is exactly one hundred (100) days since my wife, Zodwa (MaNdwalane) passed away. She fought gallantly against cancer for a solid 10 years. During that time she embraced her ever changing circumstances with so much grace, I really felt the most blessed soul around her. Zodwa was my LOVE – we were married for 25 years, she was my …

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What is Breast Cancer?

What is Breast Cancer - Vitamin D Might Be Able to Slash Your Breast Cancer Risk by 90 Percent - Dr Mercola

Any woman (and even men) can get breast cancer which is why it is so important to know about the disease and know about all potential treatments. It is often not clear why some people get cancer and others do not, and the more we learn about the disease, the better we get at curing it. What is cancer? It …

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Healthy lifestyle – how does it affect my breasts?

What is a healthy lifestyle & how does it affect my breasts

Healthy living is the new catch phrase of our time. The media is filled with stories and pictures of people working out in gyms, eating health foods and living the good life. While there is nothing wrong with healthy living many of the messages carried in the media are overstated. People are told to mega dose on vitamins, to eat …

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Supplements for breast health & healthy lifestyle and beating cancer

Breast Cancer: Guidelines For Buying Safe Supplements and Herbs

It is important to remember many vitamins, supplements and herbs contain active ingredients which can interact with any medications you take. For instance, some supplements can decrease the effectiveness of breast cancer chemotherapy and radiation. It is extremely important to consider all supplements as medications and inform your doctor of what you are taking. Evening Primrose Oil (EPO) (avoid during …

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How do I prevent Breast Cancer & How can i avoid getting breast cancer?

Top Tips for Breast Cancer Prevention - How do I prevent Breast Cancer

How can one prevent breast cancer? Unfortunately the answer is that nothing can stop you from getting breast cancer. All the scientists and doctors in the world have not determined a way to prevent cancer developing. But the good news is that we are clear about the ways we can cure cancer. And that cancer caught early is normally the easiest …

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Breast Pain Treatments – Is it normal to have painful breasts?

young woman with breast pain touching chest

Pain in the breast is a frequent complaint.  All women will experience breast pain at some stage in their lives but some women are unfortunate enough to suffer from constant or repeated episodes of breast pain. When breast pain becomes excessive, it begins to interfere with the patient’s lifestyle such as being unable to wear seatbelts or having difficulty with …

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I’ve got an infection in my breast, please help – Breast Cancer Infections!

breast-surgery- Breast Cancer Infections - I've got an infection

Breast infections most commonly affected women from 18-50 years. They can be divided into infections related to breast-feeding and those that are not (non-lactational abscesses). It is important to treat any infection of the breast early and correctly to ensure they do not develop into deeper problems. As with all diseases of the breast it is also important to make …

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What is this lump I can feel in my breast?

What is this lump I can feel in my breast - Breast Cancer Lump

Most breast lumps are not breast cancer and will never develop into breast cancer. The safest approach to all breast lumps however is to always get a lump examined by a medical professional. In fact no matter how often you examine breasts as a doctor or check your own breasts as a patient, it can’t be assumed that the breast …

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Where can I get help and support about breast cancer?

pink-people Breast Cancer Support Group

Your doctor will discuss the plan for your breast cancer treatment throughout your care. Often the plan may change as new information is obtained- such as the results of a sentinel lymph node biopsy or the receptor status of your cancer. Every plan is likely to include surgery and at least one other modality of treatment. There are many different …

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How will I cope with breast cancer? What about my family?

How to Cope with Breast Cancer - Techniques Help Breast Cancer Survivors - Meditation Techniques

How will I cope with breast cancer? Most patients experience psychological problems following the diagnosis of breast cancer and the most difficult period is between diagnosis and surgery or treatment. Breast cancer patients will experience the following emotions: Anger Depression Anxiety A sense of helplessness A sense of powerlessness Vulnerability A sense of unfairness Breast cancer patients will also experience …

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Links

South African organisations dedicated to fighting cancer - links

Links – In South Africa there are a number of organisations that can help you in you’ve been diagnosed with cancer. Even if you are in need of information on all the different types of cancer. Here are some of the most important links on organisations that offer assistance on any cancer related issues. The Cancer Association of South Africa – CANSA’s …

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