Icon Oncology pioneers use of Varian’s RGSC system

Icon Oncology pioneers use of Varian’s RGSC system

Respiratory gating system and software - first in South Africa rolled-out Leading cancer care business, Icon Oncology is proud to announce the first implementation in South Africa of a new respiratory gating system. This new system is designed to increase accuracy and...

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Icon Oncology is ready to close the gap in cancer care.

Icon Oncology is ready to close the gap in cancer care.

Creating a viable solution for public and private partnerships. On World Cancer Day the Union for International Cancer Control (UUICC) and the global oncology community are calling on everyone to use their influence to help close the gap in cancer care. Stepping up to...

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POSITION STATEMENT: COVID-19 Vaccine April 2021

POSITION STATEMENT: COVID-19 Vaccine April 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine: Cancer and immunocompromised patients should receive the vaccine.   Icon Oncology strongly advises that people with cancer or a history of cancer should receive the COVID-19 vaccination.   Icon Oncology further recommends that cancer...

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High-tech hope for Eastern Cape cancer patients

High-tech hope for Eastern Cape cancer patients

Installation of LINAC first for the province There is renewed hope for cancer patients in the Eastern Cape who need treatment for difficult to reach tumours, with the installation of a new state-of-the-art machine at the Icon Oncology radiation therapy unit based in...

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Case Management and understanding its role in VBC

Case Management and understanding its role in VBC

Placing the patient in the centre October’s health calendar is busy, but there is a week dedicated to celebrate a special group of healthcare professionals – Case Managers.  National Case Managers Week fell on 11-17 October and if ever there was a time to recognise...

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Icon Oncology Conference postponed to 3 – 5 June 2022

Icon Oncology Conference postponed to 3 – 5 June 2022

In light of the current trend and projected peak time of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, Icon Oncology has concluded that it will not be possible to continue with plans of hosting the Icon 2020 Conference conference in October 2020. The Icon 2020 Conference...

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Message from Icon Oncology CEO on COVID-19

Message from Icon Oncology CEO on COVID-19

The world is all well aware of the serious and unprecedented global pandemic resulting from the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed South Africa and announced that a “State of Disaster” has been declared and various interventions...

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Changing the face of the cancer journey

Changing the face of the cancer journey

From new premises to state-of-the-art medical equipment, the new Sandton Oncology Medical Centre is transforming how patients receive cancer care Sandton Oncology has been paying attention to its patients. When they speak of patient-focused care, you can see how they...

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Icon appoints new CEO

Icon appoints new CEO

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...

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Cancer care, an increasing challenge for SA medical aids

Cancer care, an increasing challenge for SA medical aids

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...

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MSH progress gains momentum

MSH progress gains momentum

2018 was a highly successful year for the group, and further progress is envisaged in 2019 Medical Specialist Holdings (MSH) has achieved a number of milestones this year, all of which are positive indicators of greater progress in 2019.In 2018, we were successful as...

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Public private partnership saves the lives of cancer patients

Public private partnership saves the lives of cancer patients

Public and private practice collaborate to deliver exceptional healthcare to patients in Port Elizabeth. In August 2017, the Livingstone Oncology Department in Port Elizabeth, a public-sector healthcare facility, undertook maintenance and repair work on its radiation...

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Transforming oncology care in the Northern Cape Province

Transforming oncology care in the Northern Cape Province

On 21 November 2017, Equra Health PTY LTD and the Lenmed Royal Hospital and Heart Centre will take delivery of the Elekta Synergy Platform, a radiation therapy treatment system that will revolutionise oncology in the Northern Cape Province. This state-of-the-art...

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Murray Izzett elected as ISPOR board member

Murray Izzett elected as ISPOR board member

The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) is a multi-disciplinary professional membership society that focuses on the benefits of therapeutic and diagnostic such as medicine within the spheres of policy, science and economics,...

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