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cancer | Longevity LIVE

According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death globally, killing around 9 million people in 2018. In the US, it was estimated that over 1.7 million new cases of cancer would be diagnosed in 2018, and of these cases, 609 640 people would die from the disease. Moreover, the

Melanoma | Longevity LIVE

“Even the smallest, seemingly unrelated symptom could be a sign of cancer. You need to know your body and be persistent about having symptoms tested, so you can catch cancer early,” says 36-year-old real estate professional Claire Hodgson, who is currently being treated for metastatic melanoma and has had over

immunotherapy | Longevity LIVE

When I was diagnosed with malignant malinoma in November 2011, it was almost impossible for me and my family to accept. Immunotherapy, however, changed my story. Diagnosis and treatment I had not experienced any symptoms. I was sitting in the lounge one night when I noticed that a mole on

skin cancer | Longevity LIVE

It is time to educate ourselves about an issue that urgently needs attention – skin cancer. South Africa has the second highest incidence of skin cancer in the world and one of the highest incidences of melanoma worldwide. January is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and the Independent Community Pharmacy Association

Consuming one or more alcoholic drinks a day may increase your skin cancer risk by a fifth suggests a new study published in the British Journal of Dermatology. The study looked at 16 different studies and involved thousands of participants. Risk increased proportionately with alcohol intake. Those who drank 50g of