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December 1, 2019

CancerAware was glad to participate at the 2019 Advanced Breast Cancer conference in Lisbon, Portugal. 

New knowledge on latest developments in the area of Breast cancer was gained from the impressive lineup of speakers & facilitators.

Well done to the ABC Global Allianc...

October 30, 2019

Beatrice (not her real name) felt a lump on her left breast one morning while taking a shower. She thought nothing of it.  A few months later, she noticed the lump had grown bigger and she also now had upper back pain. 

Several tests later, she was diagnosed with Stage...

October 30, 2019

A woman in Florida is recovering well just months after undergoing a new trial vaccine for her breast cancer.
Lee Mercker was diagnosed with DCIS stage zero, a very early form of breast cancer, in March—news that came as a shock to her. “I was healthy,” she told Fox 3...

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Eat plenty of vegetables, fruits and whole grains. Limit foods high in fat, sugar and salt. Avoid processed meat and limit consumption of red meat.

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Physical Activity

Aim to get at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity every day. Being physically active contributes to a healthy lifestyle which can reduce your risk of developing cancer.

The World Health Organisation says that one-third of cancers can be prevented. Another third can be effectively cured with early detection. Here are four major ways to lower the risk of developing some cancers.

Quit Smoking

One in three of all cancers is related to smoking. Cut out the cigarettes and reduce the risk of cancer. Also endeavour to avoid second-hand smoke; it increases the risk of lung cancer and heart disease in non-smokers.


Some types of cancers can be found before they start. For example, colon and cervical cancer can be caught at their earliest and most treatable stages.

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