Icon Oncology Upgrades Sandton Oncology Centre

Icon Oncology Upgrades Sandton Oncology Centre

A first installation with Elekta for sub-Saharan Africa in time for World Cancer Month  Sandton, Gauteng, February 5, 2024: Icon Oncology, the leading cancer care provider in the country, recently marked the installation of a state-of-the-art linear accelerator...

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Good news for cancer patients in Mpumalanga

Good news for cancer patients in Mpumalanga

New machine in Mbombela means better access to lifesaving treatment Mbombela, Mpumalanga:  Icon Oncology the biggest provider of cancer treatment in the country, celebrated the installation of a brand-new linear acceleration (Linac) at its radiation therapy unit in...

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A first for kids and young people with cancer.

A first for kids and young people with cancer.

Specialist team unites to fight cancer in young people. Friday, 16 June 2023: On Youth Day, Icon Oncology and Cancercare are proud to announce a new collaboration which will establish a dedicated cancer treatment unit for young people in the Western Cape and beyond....

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Cancer Centre of Excellence for Eastern Cape Patients

Cancer Centre of Excellence for Eastern Cape Patients

Increased capacity allows for better access to lifesaving treatment. Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape now has some of the most state-of-the-art radiation oncology technology in South Africa. This follows the recent installation of a  Varian Halcyon linear accelerator...

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Grant programme ensures sustainability of oncology services

Grant programme ensures sustainability of oncology services

2023 Submissions open for Icon Oncology social grants. Icon Oncology is proud to announce that applications are now open for its 2023 Social Grants Programme. Building on the success of the programme launched in 2022, the initiative is aimed at growing opportunities...

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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 scheduled for 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 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 and...

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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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