Month: June 2018

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The impact of proposed Medical Scheme Act changes

2018-06-22
There are changes set to ripple across the medical industry as government implements legislation in an attempt to increase access to care. ...
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TAILORx trial results – further clarity on the utility of the 21-gene assay in early breast cancer

2018-06-22
The results of the TAILORx trial that were presented at the recent ASCO meeting and published in the NEJM in June will further assist in the clinical decision-making around adjuvant therapy in early breast cancer patients. (1) The uncertainty about the best treatment approach for women ...
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Unlocking value: Optimising outcomes at 5th ICON conference

2018-06-22
Spotlight on value, cost and outcomes for cancer patients in SA The 5th biennial Independent Clinical Oncology Network (ICON) conference to be staged in Cape Town later this year will address key issues around delivering quality treatment at a reasonable cost, and in turn providing an ...