A Limpopo cancer survivor has taken it upon herself to educate others about the disease.
The Deputy Minister of Social Development, Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, says cancer is a contributor to gender-based violence.
Cancer patients with COVID-19 who were treated with a drug combination promoted by US President Donald Trump to counter the coronavirus were three times more likely to die within 30 days than those who got either drug alone, US researchers reported on Thursday.
Cancer lobby groups fear that limited access to diagnostic testing and treatment due to the COVID-19 pandemic could see an increase in cases and complications. They say hospital resources are dedicated to COVID-19 care, something which could have serious consequences for many who require lifesaving treatment.
International Childhood Cancer Day is observed across the globe on 15 February to raise awareness about childhood cancer . The day is also dedicated to showing support for children and adolescents living with cancer, survivors and their families.