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 » Marijuana used for medical benefits Living with breast cancer part 1: Samantha's story 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 Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare 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 Parenting Some parents prefer mobiles to kids at mealtimes Lifestyle Flood warnings for large parts of SA Lifestyle Gases that damage ozone layer found in ice and air Lifestyle Dolphin mom and calf rescued from Langebaan Lagoon Lifestyle How to survive load shedding Natural How to cure insomnia naturally From our sponsors Recovery after exercise is an essential part of any workout What is Metabolic Syndrome? Could you have it? Eyecare for computer users Treet-It Anti-Lice aiding schools in the prevention of Head Lice Live healthier Beware of the danger! » Asthma danger zones 13 danger zones Teen dangers 21 dangerous things people do Here are 21 things people do without thinking. But they are dangerous, and could kill you or the people around you. Preventing HIV » Male screening tests HIV protective shots HIV vaccine Vaginal ring to prevent pregnancy, HIV and herpes A new vaginal ring, similar to existing birth control rings, promises to provide months of protection against pregnancy, HIV and herpes.