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Surgery and cancer

Types of mastectomy

There are three types of mastectomy: local mastectomy; modified radical mastectomy; and radical mastectomy.

Reasons to go for a mammogram

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it's the perfect time to go for a mammogram. Still not convinced? Read on to find out what awaits you if you don't.

Breast self-examination

Have you self examined your breasts? According to the experts, it is an essential tool in reducing the risk of breast cancer.

Which mammogram to choose?

It's the diagnosis every woman fears most: breast cancer. Early detection is your best weapon against the disease, but not al mammograms are equal.

Boob jobs and breast cancer

October is International Breast Health Awareness Month and it's a great opportunity to find out more about this disease, its causes and treatment.

Decoding breast cancer

After scanning the world’s best medical journals and interviews with top South African breast surgeons and geneticists, we bring you interesting facts and practical tips.

Rare breast cancer very dangerous

Most people associate breast cancer with lumps in the breast, but there is another very dangerous form that disguises itself as an infection, often leading to delayed diagnosis.

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