Tributes continue to pour in for veteran broadcaster Xolani Gwala who lost his battle with stage 4 Colon Cancer at the age of 44
Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe died from cancer after chemotherapy treatment was stopped because it was no longer effective, a state-owned newspaper quoted President Emmerson Mnangagwa as saying, the first time the government has given the cause of his death.
A fun walk to raise funds to help children suffering from cancer has been held at Mbombela in Mpumalanga, with over 200 people participating in the 5 kilometre walk.
Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in wealthy countries and could become the world’s biggest killer within just a few decades if current trends persist, researchers said on Tuesday.
The Mpumalanga Health Department has opened a new Oncology unit at the Rob Ferreira Hospital in Mbombela. The unit has already begun the treatment of cancer patients.