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Cancer walk

Mpumalanga fun walk raises funds for children suffering from cancer

14 September 2019, 5:52 PM

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 cells are seen on a large screen connected to a microscope

Cancer overtakes heart disease as biggest rich-world killer

4 September 2019, 6:05 AM

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.

Cancer treatment

Mpumalanga opens Oncology unit at Rob Ferreira Hospital

27 August 2019, 6:17 PM

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.

N Cape doctor encourages cancer screening in rural areas

18 August 2019, 2:21 PM

A doctor from Kuruman in the Northern Cape advocating for early detection of cancer; believes access to healthcare in rural communities is still a major challenge.

Mpumalanga cancer patients welcome opening of Oncology unit

30 July 2019, 9:01 AM

Cancer patients in Mpumalanga have welcomed the opening of the first ever Oncology unit in the province. Previously, patients from the province had to travel to other provinces for treatment.

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