Cancer growth in the body could originate from a single cell - target it to revolutionise treatment

Cancer remains a frightening and largely incurable disease. The toxic side effects of chemotherapy and radiation make the cure often seem as bad as the ailment, and there is also the threat of recurrence and tumour spread...

By Michael P Lisanti 23 hours ago

What goes into some of the world's innovative, life-changing cancer medications

Next time you or a loved-one take medication, whether an over-the-counter pain-killer, chronic medication, or a breakthrough treatment, take a moment to think about its origins...

Issued by G&G Digital 13 Feb 2019

Breakthroughs in immuno-oncology provide new treatment options

Cancer a significant and growing problem for South Africa, with more than 70,000 new cases of cancer were diagnosed in 2014.

13 Feb 2019

#WorldCancerDay: Early detection improves prognosis

The word 'cancer' invokes deep fear as a silent killer, with many viewing this disease as a symbol of grief and pain, a plague straining our intellectual and emotional resources...

By Vikash Sewram 4 Feb 2019

Know your prostate cancer status with #asimplebloodtest

Did you know that one in 10 South African men will be affected by prostate cancer in their lifetime? That is one man in your life...

Issued by G&G Digital 23 Jan 2019

Study: Understanding chemo brain

More than half of cancer survivors suffer from cognitive impairment from chemotherapy that lingers for months or years after the cancer is gone...

By Erin Digitale 2 Jan 2019

People in Africa live longer. But their health is poor in those extra years

People are now living longer in sub-Saharan Africa than they did two decades ago...

By Charles Shey Wiysonge 20 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Healthcare

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Healthcare site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

Necsa board replaced

General financial misconduct, not adhering to shareholder instructions and repetitive legislative non-compliance are among a litany of challenges...

10 Dec 2018

One test to diagnose them all: researchers exploit cancers' unique DNA signature

Researchers have developed a test that could be used to diagnose all cancers. It is based on a unique DNA signature that appears to be common across cancer types...

By Abu Sina, Laura Carrascosa & Matt Trau 5 Dec 2018

PinkDrive CEO Noelene Kotschan is one of Africa's most influential women

Noelene Kotschan, CEO and founder of PinkDrive has been recognised as one of Africa's Most Influential Women in Business and Government...

29 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by 23 Oct 2018

Genetic profiling improves breast cancer prognosis and treatment

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, improvements in molecular genetic technologies lead to the development of gene expression profiling tests...

By Justus Apffelstaedt 18 Oct 2018

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