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Cervical cancer: Women’s lives are worth saving

By Nyasha Chingore-Munazvo and Priti Patel Around the world a woman dies of cervical cancer every two minutes. This is even worse in southern Africa, where cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among women — more women in southern Africa die of cervical cancer than breast cancer. Deaths due to cervical cancer…

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Cervical cancer: We can, must and should do more

The Reuters article on cancer in Africa that appeared in the Mail & Guardian on May 1 was an important reminder to all of us that while head-butting HIV and tackling TB, rushing food parcels to the malnourished thousands around the continent and battling our way through the diarrhoeas and pneumonias that plague our sickly…

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