There are so many stories about the COVID vaccine, it can be hard to know who to believe!
If you’re worried about getting the vaccine, this easy to understand comic will answer all your questions.
After skin cancer, breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women. Cancer is a disease which causes cells in the body, in this case the breast, to grow out of control. These cells can spread, or metastasize, to other parts of the body. According to research conducted by the National Cancer Registry in 2019, approximately 1 in 27 South African women will develop breast cancer in their lifetimes. Approximately 19.4 million women aged 15 years and older live at risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer. In 2013, deaths from breast cancer accounted for just under 1 in 100 of all deaths in South Africa.
There are a lot of ideas out there about breast cancer, and most of them are incorrect. Here are some of the things people say about breast cancer that are just plain wrong
Performing regular self-examinations is widely regarded to be an effective early detection method. All women should check their breasts regularly for changes in the appearance of the breast and nipple.