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Icon Oncology Holdings (Pty) Ltd, including all its subsidiaries and associated Companies, is excited to announce that Anthony Pedersen, currently CEO of Medscheme, has been appointed as the Group CEO of Icon. Anthony will assume the role, based at the company’s Head Office in Cape Town, effective 1 January 2020, the commencement of the group’s new fiscal year.Read more Icon appoints new CEO
Icon is a network of oncologists, representing over 80% of all oncologists in South Africa’s private practice. Icon was established 10 years ago with the aim of ensuring and advocating for the highest standards of care for cancer patients. In addition to the network of oncologists, Icon is contracted to certain medical schemes. Dr David Eedes takes us through the benefits of using an Icon network oncologist.Read more What is Icon?
A cancer diagnosis comes as a shock; it is a life- changing event and can cause chaos and anxiety. Dr David Eedes, an oncology advisor to Icon Oncology - a network of 80% of the all oncologists in private practice in South Africa - offers tips to help you manage this emotionally difficult time. Read more Navigating your cancer journey
The rising costs of cancer care are posing an increasing challenge for South African medical aids, and the industry needs to pro-actively adopt new billing models to meet this challenge, says Dr. Ernst Marais, COO of Icon Oncology, the biggest network of oncologists in the country.Read more Cancer care, an increasing challenge for SA medical aids
1 in 29 South African women will develop breast cancer in the course of a lifetime.Read more Breast Cancer Prevalence