With huge thanks to Cape Town TV, below is the full interview.
It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month and one of the very appreciated media supporters is Voice of the Cape. This is an interview with Dr Hoosain around breast health screening and prevention of breast cancer. With permission from Voice of the Cape, the interview clip can be listened to here:
With permission from Lotus FM, the clips below contain an interview with Dr Hoosain. It includes questions from listeners and is in three segments.
The Cancer Lifestyle event aims to bring awareness for breast, ovarian, colon and prostate cancer. The organisers went through a cancer journey with their mother and discovered that they are cancer gene carriers. For more detail and to register, visit the page.
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Anne is currently 71 years old and was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014. Dr Apffelstaedt diagnosed her, and Anne had Stage 2 cancer at the time. Anne’s daughter Diane, who is 36 years old found that she too, had breast cancer, in 2022. Diagnosed by Dr Fortuin, her cancer was found at Stage 2. Grade 3.
When Graeme Comrie received his breast cancer diagnosis in 2009, it came as a shock for several reasons. At the age of 64, he had been leading a healthy lifestyle, he did his medical check-ups regularly, and lastly, he never thought that – as a male – he could be diagnosed with breast cancer.
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