These three women share how they beat breast cancer
In 1985, Breast Cancer Awareness Month was founded as a partnership between the American Cancer Society and the pharmaceutical division of Imperial Chemical Industries. Almost 34 years later, it has become a cultural phenomenon. GuardianTV spoke with three women, survivors who tell their story and how they are able to survive against all odds.
Cervical Cancer: The cancer killing Nigerian women
Every two minutes globally, a woman dies of cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that affects the lowest part of the uterus. In 2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported that cervical cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among Nigerian women.
Cancer beaten in '10 to 20 years,' says German health minister
Victory over cancer is within reach if German Health Minister Jens Spahn is to be believed. But patient groups have slammed the comments as "irresponsible."
Cancer poses a financial burden on Chinese families
Cancer rates are on the rise in China. It has become an epidemic that China's healthcare system was ill-prepared for, saddling many families with a heavy financial burden.
Breast cancer 'revolution' could spare early stage patients from chemotherapy
A new breast cancer study is hailed as a revolution in fighting the disease. Also, the Guardian looks at what it calls a rise in ugly designer footwear!
Mobile phones and cancer
A malignant brain tumour in mobile phone users has doubled in the last two decades. The Journal of Public Health and Environment links the rise of brain cancer (gliomas) to mobile phone use.
Cancer treatment advancement
Some medical experts have designed a vaccine that boosts the immune system’s ability to track down and kill cancer cells immediately they start to appear.
Stolen youth: Living with cancer as a teenager
Every year, more than 150,000 children around the world are diagnosed with cancer. Nineteen-year-old Katharina Pohlenz is one of those struggling with the disease. For seven years now, the fight to recover has dominated her life.