Cancer incidence in South Africa ‘will double if left unchecked’

The prevalence of HIV and risk factors such as smoking, harmful alcohol use, unhealthy diets and sedentary lifestyles contribute to the high cancer burden in South Africa

23 October 2022 - 00:00
By Sipokazi Fokazi

When Zoe Strachan was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2017 at the age of 47, having cancer was the last thing in her mind

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