Breakthroughs in Immuno-Oncology Provide New Treatment Options

Cancer is a significant and growing problem for South Africa, with more than 70,000 new cases of cancer diagnosed in 2014. Breakthroughs in medical science have offered healthcare practitioners new options in the treatment of cancer. Among the most promising new approaches is using immunotherapy to reactivate the immune system to destroy cancer cells. The […]

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Childhood Cancer ~ Part V (iv): Immunotherapy

In Part 1 of this series we explained that this series of articles is not meant to be medical advice, but a guide that may help you as a parent of a newly-diagnosed child with cancer cope just a bit better. Information is knowledge, and never more so than when you are dealing with childhood […]

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The Fight to Beat Childhood Cancer

An incredible amount of people still believe that cancer is an “old person’s” disease, or at least an “adult” disease and are shocked when they find out that this is not so. This is especially true in Africa, especially in the rural areas where information that we take for granted since the advent of the […]

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Cancer Treatments

This page is being updated as we can so please come back frequently to check new information Childhood Cancer is very different to Adult Cancer and is therefore not treated the same as Adult Cancer. Paediatric Cancer Centres generally offer extra support services for children and their families, such as child life specialists, nutritionists, physical […]

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