Go GOLD for September ~ International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month ~

Childhood Cancer – two words that should never appear in the same sentence, let alone linked!! Unfortunately, Childhood Cancer is a reality for far too many families across the globe, and incidences are increasing… The term “childhood cancer” is most commonly used to designate cancer that arises in children before the age of 18 years. […]

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Gauteng Cancer Patients ‘Dying Waiting for Treatment’

Cancer patients in Gauteng die while waiting for radiation treatment and the delays mean any intervention already made is rendered useless, reports the Sunday Times. “It’s bigger than the Esidimeni tragedy,” said one senior oncologist. About half of all cancer patients will need radiation as part of their treatment but can expect to wait up to four months if they […]

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Cancer Services Take Strain as Radiation Oncologists Leave SA State Sector

SA has just 38 state-employed radiation oncologists, of which 16 are in the Western Cape, according to the annual survey conducted by the SA Society of Clinical and Radiation Oncology. Bhekisisa reports that cancer services are buckling nationwide, with possibly half of the provinces relying on just nine radiation oncologists. There is not a single radiation oncologist left in Limpopo orMpumalanga, according […]

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Share the Warmth Project Drop-Off Points

Hey Folks, we are pushing hard now for collections for our Share the Warmth project and really need you to donate winter clothes, shoes and soft snuggly blankets for our Little Fighters & their Siblings so that they too can be warm this winter! We have a few drop-off points but desperately need MORE people […]

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