Cancer Alliance Stigma Survey

Cancer stigma is a great problem in South Africa, it touches all groups, ages and genders and impacts cancer patients daily.

With our current survey we aim to gain more information and insight into the role of cancer stigma in our communities.

- Cancer Alliance Stigma Survey -

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Resources and Library

Informative Breast Cancer Articles

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Invasive Breast Cancer: Symptoms, Treatments, Prognosis Read more

Advocates for Breast Cancer

Thursday, June 02, 2016

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Stockists of Breast Prosthesis

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

 REACH FOR RECOVERY                    REIK NA HERSTEL Read more

Breast Cancer and the Young Patient

Thursday, February 12, 2015

How do we define a young breast cancer patient? Read more

A Visual Guide to Breast Cancer - Slideshow

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

There are often no symptoms of breast cancer, but sometimes women may discover a breast problem on their own. Signs and symptoms to be aware of may include: Read more

Breast Health Policy

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

What are the consequences of not having a breast health policy?  Read more

Genetics - a risk factor in certain familial cancers

Monday, August 11, 2014

Genetics is the dominant risk factor for familial breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers Read more

Breast Cancer and Yoga

Saturday, December 03, 2011

Tari Prinster, a yoga instructor at the OM Yoga Center on Broadway, is targeting her classes to a very specific clientel: breast cancer survivors. Read more

Breast reconstruction – or not?

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

I had a bi-lateral mastectomy in 2008 and after the surgery my surgeon advised me not to have reconstruction. My sister died of breast cancer at a young age and he believed that without reconstruction, a re-occurrence will be picked up more quickly. I didn’t question this but knew (internally) that I couldn’t deal with further surgery and was quite happy to accept that advice. Read more

Cancer and Bone Health

Saturday, August 20, 2011

A useful link to information on Bone Health and Breast Cancer, Multiple Myeloma, and Prostate Cancer. Read more

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