Home > Medical > Cancer > About cancer 07 December 2011 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. 0 Pin It Quiz Cancer: are you at risk? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Subscribe Newsletters » One year of cancer treatment in one minute Girl 'given' HIV to fight her cancer 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. Visit Health24's Breast Centre to learn more. More in Medical NET cancer: the stealthy killer More: CancerAbout cancer advertisement Get a quote Bestmed - offering you quality healthcare and freedom of choice Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare Medihelp - quality, affordable medical scheme cover advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Add your comment Thank you, your comment has been submitted. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Lifestyle Poor dental health may affect thinking Lifestyle Cords from blinds may strangle kids Medical US state laws can help curb binge drinking News Bird flu mutation resistant to medication Lifestyle Viagra may ease period pain Mental health Better to focus on time than money From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life. Live healthier Grief » Phases of grief Culture and grief Grieving in holidays How do you deal with grief? There is no right way of coping with death. The way a person grieves depends on the personality of that person and the relationship with the person who has died. Weight loss » Healthy snacking Weight and heart Texting and weight 10 tips to lose weight Need to shed some weight? Get rid of those extra kilos for good with these 10 expert weight loss tips, compiled by Health24's DietDoc, Dr Ingrid van Heerden.