Unlike post-partum depression, post-partum thyroiditis has not received as much attention and many pregnant women are unaware that this should be something to look out for too.
According to Dr Apffelstaedt, many South Africans are still rather unaware of what the thyroid is, let alone thyroid cancer. For that reason, they do not know what to look out for.
Having breast cancer does not put you at a higher risk of getting cervical cancer, nor does having one cancer omit you from developing another unrelated cancer. For that reason, it is of utmost importance for anyone with a cervix [...]
Staging breast cancer is an integral part of the patient's journey in understanding their disease. It allows the patient and their medical team to have a better look at the progression of the disease: how large the tumour is, and whether the cancer has spread locally in the breast or in other organs or tissues in the patient's body, as well as helping the patient understand their survival chances.
It is thought that diet is partly responsible for approximately 30% to 40% of all cancers, however, diet alone is not likely to prevent cancer as there are other elements involved such as genetics and environmental factors.
There are numerous lifestyle changes one can make to decrease the risk of developing breast cancer without changing their birth control and these are unpacked in this article.