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Cancer of the cervix (CaCx) is the only NCDs indicator monitored in the District Health Barometer 2013-2014 due its historical focus on Millennium Development Goals. Cervical cancer (CaCx) is the 2nd most frequent cancer among SA women Most frequent cancer among women between 15-44 years 43 million women aged ≥15 years are at risk 7,735…

Today is World Cancer Day and the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) is emphasising that cancer is “not beyond us” in terms of cancer control and reducing the impact of the disease. Elize Joubert, CANSA’s Acting CEO says “World Cancer Day is important because the global cancer epidemic is huge and set to rise. …

Pretoria SAnews.gov.za First Lady Tobeka Madiba-Zuma says urgent action is needed to raise awareness and develop practical strategies to address the burden of cancer. “Now more than ever, there is a need for a commitment to help drive advancements in policy and encourage implementation of comprehensive national cancer control plans,” said Madiba-Zuma. Speaking a day…

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