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Any woman (and even men) can get breast cancer which is why it is so important to know about the disease and know about all potential treatments. It is often not clear why some people get cancer and others do not, and the more we learn about the disease, the better we get at curing it. Read more…

RSS Cancer Alliance

  • Implications of Constitutional guarantees
    Implications of Constitutional guarantees Cancer Alliance A seminar was hosted by the Cancer Alliance and Cansa on Thursday October 6, 2022. Titled Unpacking the Implications of Constitutional Guarantees on the Right to Health for Cancer Patients, it was facilitated by Sibongile Tshabalala, National Chairperson of the Treatment Action Campaign. Panelists included Ouma Mamtela, a breast […]
  • SA’S MEDICINE PATENT LAWS MUST BE CHANGED
    SA’S MEDICINE PATENT LAWS MUST BE CHANGED Cancer Alliance – INTERVIEW SALOME MEYER SABC TV interviewed Salome Meyer from the Cancer Alliance on the problems around the cost of cancer medications, particularly Herceptin (trastuzumab), an important drug used for certain types of breast cancer. The post SA’S MEDICINE PATENT LAWS MUST BE CHANGED appeared first […]

RSS Fix The Patent Laws

  • The time to Fix South Africa’s Patent Laws is now! 
    Media Statement: Thousands are dying and suffering because they can’t access patented medicines. The time to Fix South Africa’s Patent Laws is now!  8 November 2021 — Activists from the Fix The Patent Laws Campaign will march to the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) tomorrow 9 November 2021 to urge the government to […]
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: ACTIVISTS TO MARCH TO DTIC TO #FIXPATENTLAW ON 9 NOV 2021
    MEDIA ADVISORY: ACTIVISTS TO MARCH TO DEPARTMENT OF TRADE, INDUSTRY AND COMPETITION TO #FIXPATENTLAW ON 9 NOV 2021 People in South Africa are needlessly suffering and dying because many patented medicines are unaffordable. The time to Fix South Africa’s Patent Laws is now!  5 November 2021 — Activists from the Fix The Patent Laws Campaign […]

RSS Reach for Recovery

  • REACH FOR RECOVERY RECEIVES HUGE DONATION FROM THE MOTSEPE FOUNDATION
    On Tuesday evening, 7 November 2023, Reach for Recovery volunteers took center stage at an AFI fashion show hosted by Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe and the Motsepe Foundation in Johannesburg. The event wasn't just about showcasing the beauty and strength of our volunteer models; it was a reflection of kindness, empathy, and compassion in our world. […]
  • LAKE, SMITH & PARTNERS SUPPORTS REACH FOR RECOVERY DURBAN
    A massive thank you to Lake,Smit & Partners Inc. who have been such wonderful sponsors of Reach for Recovery Durban for many years. We are so thankful for their consistent and generous support in helping us make a real difference in our fight against breast cancer. The cheque for R83 000 was presented to the […]

RSS Pink Parasol

  • Dietary guidelines for the management of chemotherapy
    Dietary guidelines for the management of chemotherapy-induced or radiation-induced nausea or vomiting *Sip on cool or room temperature clear fluids such as apple or white grape juice. *Avoid or limit milk products and citrus juices, tea and coffee. *Avoid or limit greasy, fried, or sweet foods such as french fries, pastries, and ice cream. *Avoid […]
  • Creamed spinach with mushrooms and cheese
    Ingredients 1 Onions chopped 2.5 ml Canola oil 5 ml Garlic 2 Carrots chopped 2 Baby marrows chopped 400g  Bunch fresh  baby spinach 250g Mushrooms 2.5ml Nutmeg 30 ml  Maizina mixed with 100 ml low fat milk 400 ml Low fat milk (boiled) 30g Cheddar cheese Preparation Step 1 Pan fry the onion, mushrooms and […]