Home > Medical > Cancer > About cancer About cancer All sections in Cancer » About Cancer » Campaigning for Cancer » Cancer and your Diet » Cancer in Children » Cancer Treatment » Facts and Figures » Leukaemia » Living with Cancer » Multimedia » Cancer News » Real-life Story » Triggers and Prevention » What to read 10 ways to prevent cancer The prevention of cancer starts with making smart lifestyle choices. Here are 10 tips from the Cancer Association of South Africa. Top warning signs of cancer For many cancers, there are warning signs and symptoms, and the benefits of early detection are indisputable. Here's what you need to know. Colon cancer - from Natural Standard Colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine (colon), which is the lower part of the digestive system. Rectal cancer occurs on the last eight to ten inches of the colon. Quiz Cancer: are you at risk? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Subscribe Newsletters » Cancer in 3D 8 things that you didn't know caused cancer Breast cancer - from Natural Standard In breast cancer, some cells begin growing abnormally. The cells divide more rapidly than healthy cells and may spread through the breast tissue to the lymph nodes or other parts of the body (metastasize). Breast cancer centre Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women in South Africa and occurs when abnormal cells form a mass of extra tissue (a tumour) in the breast. Hodgkin's disease Lymphomas are cancers that develop in the lymph system, part of the body's immune system. Lymphomas are divided into two general types: Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's Testicular Cancer Testicular cancer is the most common malignancy in 15 – 35 year old males. The vast majority of testicular cancer (95%) develops from the germinal cells of the testes. Skin cancer Exposure to sunlight can increase your risk of developing one or more of the three types of skin cancer. NET cancer: the stealthy killer Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs) is an increasingly common, yet poorly understood group of cancers. Though early detection is crucial, NET cancer often remains undiagnosed for years. Uterine cancer Cancer of the womb can either develop from the surface of the cervix (cervical cancer) or it can develop in the endometrium (endometrial cancer). load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.