09 Feb Dr Naidoo: 702 Breast Cancer Risks Explored
1 in 29 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer in South Africa, says Specialist Radiation Oncologist Dr Sudeshen Naidoo.
At least 6 849 cases of female breast cancer are diagnosed annually, he explains.
But Dr Naidoo advises that men are also at risk of having breast cancer, although the statistics are much lower.
He explores the common risk factors associated with breast cancer such as age and child birth.
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Written by: Qama Qukula
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