Home > Medical > Cancer > About cancer Updated 14 August 2014 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 Quiz Cancer: are you at risk? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Subscribe Newsletters » Girl 'given' HIV to fight her cancer Living with breast cancer part 2: Samantha talks about her treatment 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 SPONSORED: We want your Facebook like Join our Facebook community and help us reach 100 000 likes fast! 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 Medical Fungus deadly to Aids patients grows on trees Medical Ebola outbreak will not be contained this year – WHO News SA's largest health care convention to take place on Monday Mental health Autistic kids have extra brain connections Medical Low birth weight may increase diabetes risk News 'Mercy killings' in Switzerland double in four years From our sponsors Keep your pet's teeth in tip top condition Cape Town's legendary Blisters for Bread walk 2014. Occlusal disease - a modern day dental problem Eduloan offers affordable education finance Live healthier Winter Wellness » Boost winter health Happy feet in winter Don’t become a winter blimp Tips to stay fit and healthy in winter When it's cold it's easy to pick up the coughs and sniffles, and it's even easier to indulge in comfort foods. Don't ! Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert.