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Cancer

Men's Health
November 1, 2020

Grab a feel – how to take care of your testicles

Are you feeling a lump or heaviness in either of your testicles? If you're unsure, maybe it's time to grab a feel. Or better yet - in the spirit of Movember – go for a screening. Here's why...
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Cancer & lymphoma
October 11, 2020

8 Things you need to know about breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Month and there’s pink wherever you look! While there are lifestyle changes that can lower your chances of getting breast cancer, the real message is simple: early detection is often the difference between life and death, and awareness is everything.
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Women's Health
October 10, 2020

Breast cancer myths and truths

Breast cancer is serious. So it’s no surprise that there’s a lot of fear around the breast cancer issue. Nearly everyone’s received at least one scary email warning about supposed risks, which includes using antiperspirant deodorant and wearing under-wired bras, but how much of this is really true?
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Women's Health
October 7, 2020

The best way to prepare for your breast exam

In South Africa, one in 29 women will get breast cancer in their lifetime. The good news is that the earlier it’s detected, the greater your chances of survival. This is why regular breast exams are essential for your health and peace of mind.
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Cancer & lymphoma
October 7, 2020

Guys, did you know you can also get breast cancer?

Breast cancer in men accounts for only 1% of all breast cancers, and it’s 100 times more common in women. While the stats are obviously favourable towards men, they’re by no means off the hook.
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Symptoms, Aches & Pains
October 6, 2020

Why are my breasts sore?

Breast pain and tenderness are very common symptoms. But breast pain is frightening for women - they immediately think of something serious, like cancer. Luckily, more often than not, the pain is caused by hormonal changes and is not cause for alarm.
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Cancer & lymphoma
September 28, 2020

Checking your breasts? Here’s how to do it!

Statistics show that women over the age of 50 are more likely to develop breast cancer, but that doesn’t mean younger women aren’t at risk. It’s recommended that women check their breasts every month. Here's how.
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Skin
September 10, 2020

Can beauty products cause cancer?

There’s a booming beauty industry out there producing thousands of different and new products that promise to make sure you look as young as possible. But can your face cream be filled with cancer-causing chemicals? Here are a few dark secrets about beauty products.
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