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Icon2020 Conference postponed to 10-11 October 2020

March 19, 2020
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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Message from Icon Oncology CEO on COVID-19

March 17, 2020
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 and regulations have been implemented to ...
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Icon appoints new CEO

October 22, 2019
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

October 22, 2019
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

October 22, 2019
1 in 29 South African women will develop breast cancer in the course of a lifetime. ...
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Cancer care, an increasing challenge for SA medical aids

October 22, 2019
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 in the country. ...
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The 6th ICON Conference

October 22, 2019
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 ...
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SA Congress of Oncology (SACO)

June 11, 2019
ICON will be participating at the SACO Conference taking place between the 8th to 11th of August 2019. Visit us at stand #59 in Exhibition Hall 3 at the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC).  We look forward to engaging with you there ...
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MSH progress gains momentum

December 5, 2018
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 a group ...
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ASCO Guidelines to Improve Clinician Communication with Patients

October 30, 2018
Clear and effective communication is a core element of patient-centered oncology care.Oncology is a challenging field with high stakes and vulnerable patients. The treatment regimens used are often highly complex and may be toxic even at therapeutic doses. Oncology care is a multidisciplinary speciality. ...