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Case Management and understanding its role in VBC

2020-10-30
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 the ...
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A surprise gift for Reach for Recovery

2020-10-30
Icon Oncology helps with a new home When breast cancer support group, Reach for Recovery needed a new home for their Ditto Project in Cape Town earlier this year, well-known surgeon Dr Justus Apffelstaedt, got in touch with the media to drive awareness of their plight. ...
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Education empowers women in fight against cancer

2020-09-29
   Prevention and early diagnosis key to reduce mortality rate Cancer is set to become the leading cause of death in the 21st Century with the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) warning that one in six women may be at risk of developing cancer ...
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Icon Oncology Conference postponed to 3 – 5 June 2022

2020-07-16
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 organising ...
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World No Tobacco Day: Now is as good a time as any to give up smoking

2020-06-25
Amid a controversial ban on the sale of tobacco products, South Africa commemorates Anti-Tobacco Month which culminates in World No-Tobacco Day on May 31. A global annual campaign headed up by The World Health Organization (WHO), World No-Tobacco Day focuses on the dangers of tobacco use ...
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Icon2020 Conference postponed to 10-11 October 2020

2020-03-19
COVID-19 is having a huge impact on the world and the country and it is up to every one of us to play our part to ensure that the spread and effects of the virus are limited as much as possible. • Our government has declared ...
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Icon appoints new CEO

2019-10-22
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, ...
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Navigating your cancer journey

2019-10-22
Navigating your cancer journey 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 ...
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Breast Cancer Prevalence

2019-10-22
1 in 29 South African women will develop breast cancer in the course of a lifetime. ...
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The 6th ICON Conference

2019-10-22
We take pleasure in inviting you to participate in the 6th ICON Conference at Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town from 5 – 7 June 2020. Target audience: Specialist oncologists, chemotherapy staff; radiation therapists, medical physicists, business managers and senior administrative staff from both medical ...