Cancer

Triggers and prevention

Find research and information on cancer triggers and prevention here as well as the some of the common symptoms and causes of cancer.

Aspirin lowers risk of cancer

New research implies that aspirin use may prevent a significant number of colorectal cancers above and beyond those that would be prevented by screening.

7 dangers signs of cancer

There is no single tell-tale sign that you have cancer. Look-out for the following common signs and symptoms related to cancer.

Most cancers can be prevented

Most cancers are related to diet and lifestyle and about 80% of cancer cases can be prevented, according to Dr Albrecht, cancer specialist and research coordinator

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CANSA’s purpose is to lead the fight against cancer in South Africa. Its mission is to be the preferred non-profit organisation that enables research, educates the public and provides support to all people affected by cancer. Questions are answered by CANSA’s Head of Health Professor Michael Herbst and Head of Advocacy Magdalene Seguin. For more information, visit cansa.org.za.

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