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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Lace Up for Cancer and Run With a Purpose

Icon Oncology proud co-sponsor for 5KM race in aid of cancer NGOs The Lace Up for Cancer race is back this year, taking place at the Cape Town Stadium on 3 February, in partnership with the Cape Town 10s. The popular race, which annually takes place around World...

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Empower yourself with knowledge this Breast Cancer Month

Empower yourself with knowledge this Breast Cancer Month

 Understand the screening tools available to detect breast cancer  Breast cancer remains the most diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer death among women worldwide. In South Africa, it is also the most common cancer among women accounting for 22.6% of all...

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Racing to create cancer awareness

Racing to create cancer awareness

 South Africa’s first black female ultra MTB athlete determined to make a difference. Omphile Motaung is a passionate young black female cyclist. At age 25 Omphile became the youngest and first woman of colour to complete the gruelling Race Across South Africa (RASA)...

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Spotting Childhood Cancer Early

Spotting Childhood Cancer Early

Awareness empowers parents and guardians Parents are the first line of defence in their children’s health journey! As we mark Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, let’s talk about how you can play a crucial role in the early detection of childhood cancer. Here’s how you...

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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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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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Wigs for cancer patients

Wigs for cancer patients

Social development grant grows skilled wigmakers A cancer diagnosis comes as a shock; it is a life-changing event and can cause feelings of despair and anxiety. When a patient is diagnosed, the immediate focus is on their medical needs. As cancer treatment planning...

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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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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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