BREAST CANCER AND MEN

BREAST CANCER AND MEN

By Dr Justus Apffelstaedt, specialist surgeon with an interest in breast, thyroid and parathyroid health as well as soft tissue surgical oncology.  What is the incidence of breast cancer in...

OVERCOMING THE FERTILITY ODDS AFTER CANCER

Breast cancer isn’t common in women below the age of 35 but for those who are diagnosed with it there are complexities around fertility and pregnancy that need to be addressed Only 7% of women under the...
CITRON PINK POLO 2017

CITRON PINK POLO 2017

For the eighth consecutive year, Cintron Pink Polo hosted a celebratory affair in the Cape Winelands. Unmatched by any other, this highly commended Polo with a Purpose pursuit took place on South Africa’s...
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BREAST CANCER AWARENESS LADIES BREAKFAST

Willowbridge Shopping Centre together with Goji Spa and The Barnyard Theatre hosted a breakfast on Monday 26 October 2015, to raise awareness around breast cancer. Prof Justus Apffelstaedt, Head of the Breast...
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Breast Cancer – A (financial) Check-up

Breast cancer. Two scary words in any language. It affects so many of us, and we are powerless against becoming a statistic. We do know, though, that early detection saves lives. And whilst we are bombarded...
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HIGH GRADE BREAST HEALTH MYTHS

Are mammograms really painful? Do smokers actually run a higher risk of developing breast cancer? With so many myths and preconceived notions on the internet and in our minds, it is often difficult to...