About cancer

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

load more

Still have a question?

Get free advice from our panel of experts

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

* You must accept our condition

Forum Rules