Wednesday , 21 February 2018

Cancer Mag

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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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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10 Things Young Women May Not Know About Breast Cancer

10 Things Young Women May Not Know About Breast Cancer

Here are 10 things you probably haven’t heard. While breast cancer is typically seen in older women, it occasionally affects young women, too. The challenge with young women is that the core screening test for breast cancer, the mammogram, is less able to detect breast cancer because breast tissue is denser in younger women. On top of that, less of …

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Coping with Breast Cancer in a Foreign Country – Debby Botes story

Debby Botes breast cancer survivor and Andy Botes

Debby Botes, breast cancer Survivor, shares her story: I lost my Mom on the 13th September 2006. Exactly two weeks later on the 27th September 2006, I lost my Dad. I had not experienced the loss of a loved one and this situation did not allow me to mourn my Mom and then my Dad was gone forever. Little did …

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Michael Bublé’s 3-year-old kid diagnosed with cancer

Michael Bublé's 3-year-old son Noah has been diagnosed with cancer, The couple have a second son, Elias, who was born in January 2015. Buble kids

Childhood cancer is on the rise – early diagnosis is your best weapon against the dreaded disease. The shocking news that singer Michael Bublé and wife Luisana’s three-year-old son Noah has been diagnosed with cancer puts the spotlight on a disease no parent really expects their young child to get. Yet the unthinkable happens more often than you might imagine. In …

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Sexually abused, Physically abused & survived Cancer – Zoleka Mandela

Zoleka Mandela Breast Cancer Survivor

Very touching story of Zoleka Mandela being sexually abused, physically abused, being diagnosed with cancer but still fighting on! A story of strength and resilience. Very inspirational story to many men and women on overcoming obstacles in life and conquering above all odds… Such perseverance, what a strong woman! “I was four years old when I was first physically abused, …

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What is Breast Cancer & what are the Symptoms & Treatments

What is Breast Cancer & what are the Symptoms & Treatments

Breast cancer is an uncontrolled growth of breast cells. To better understand breast cancer, it helps to understand how any cancer can develop. Cancer occurs as a result of mutations, or abnormal changes, in the genes responsible for regulating the growth of cells and keeping them healthy. The genes are in each cell’s nucleus, which acts as the “control room” of …

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Cancer Burden in South Africa & Some Cancer Facts

Pink-Ribbon-Cancer Burden in South Africa & Some Cancer Facts

According to Cancer Alliance, South Africa has a huge burden of cancer and is increasing at an astronomical value, not only in South Africa, but globally. Cancer also affects the different races found in South Africa in different ways… Without action, the worldwide cancer burden is expected to reach 26 million new diagnoses and 17 million deaths by 2030, with …

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The Cancer Association of South Africa – CANSA

cansa The Cancer Association of South Africa logo

CANSA’s purpose is to lead the fight against cancer in South Africa. Its mission is to be the preferred non-profit organisation that enables research, educates the public and provides support to all people affected by cancer. Purpose & Mission: The Cancer Association of South Africa’s (CANSA’s) purposeis to lead the fight against cancer in South Africa by offering a unique, …

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