Home > Medical > Cancer > Cancer treatment Cancer treatment 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 Cancer therapy named breakthrough of the year A way of fighting cancer that turns the body's immune cells into targeted tumour killers was named the breakthrough of the year. Advances in cancer immunotherapy under spotlight Nearly 900 of the world's top cancer researchers and scientists are to discuss cutting-edge treatments and advances in cancer immunotherapy. Hyperthermia: turning the heat up on cancer A Pretoria hospital is the first medical facility in Africa to offer a new form of hyperthermia for cancer treatment, which can increase patients' survival chances dramatically. 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 Radiation side effects Approximately 60% of all cancer patients receive radiation therapy, and thousands of people become cancer free after treatment. However, some are not helped by radiation therapy. 80% of cancers preventable 20 000 lives per day worldwide. Eighty percent of these deaths are preventable. Is the rapidly expanding field of cancer genetics going to change things? Hidden cancer secrets revealed Scientists are working around the clock to find suitable and effective ways to combat cancer. Health24 brings you news from the forefront of cancer treatment and care. SA may lose cancer treatment tool PET-CT scanning, which changes the management of cancer treatment in up to 30% of cases, could become something of the past for South Africans. Gazing deeper into the body The last five years have seen great advances in medical imaging techniques, allowing doctors extraordinary views into the human body and the opportunity to fine-tune treatments. Treatment of cancer There are basically three different types of cancer treatment. 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.