What you need to know about 2 of the rarest breast cancers


Early detection and treatment of breast cancer is crucial with all forms of breast cancers. It is even more important with rare forms of breast cancers that require a certain level of expertise to be detected. For example, Inflammatory Breast Cancer and Paget’s disease of the nipple often escape mammographic and ultrasound detection but are obvious to the skilled and experienced examiner.

Cervical cancer screening should be an ongoing conversation


Dr Fatima Hoosain chatted to Radio 786 about cervical cancer. This is a really important topic as we don't normally hear much about cervical cancer. And many women after menopause think it's not an issue. But these are misconceptions as it is one of those diseases where risk increases with age and therefore screening is recommended until 65 or 70.

IOL – World Thyroid Day


Many South Africans are still unaware of what the thyroid is, let alone the impact of thyroid cancer. This lack of awareness makes it challenging for individuals to detect and diagnose thyroid diseases early, which can significantly affect their chances of recovery. The importance of early detection and diagnosis cannot be overstated. Thyroid cancer is one of the fastest-growing cancers globally, and it affects people of all ages and genders. Early detection and diagnosis can increase the chances of successful treatment and recovery. The full article is available here.

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