#Change4Cancer

[WATCH] Xolani Gwala launches #Change4Cancer

Xolani Gwala hosts a discussion raising cancer awareness and how to make treatment more accessible.

Gwala was joined by various stakeholders including Deputy Director General at Department Health Dr.Yogan Pillay; Chief Operating Officer of the Pink Parasol Project Kyara Bergstrom; CANSA researcher Professor Michael Herbst; Deputy Chief Executive at Discovery Health Dr Ryan Noach and Awareness Programme Development Manager at Choc Adri Ludick, to look at the prevalence of all kinds of cancers in South Africa.

What are the risk factors that are exposing South Africans to these kinds of cancers?

What prevention methods, screening and treatment methods are available to deal with these cancers are they affordable?

READ:Being fit in a way saved my life - Xolani Gwala

And critically, is our health care system, particularly the public healthcare system geared towards what some including the Minister of Health has referred to as an epidemic?

Is there a health care system able to deal with this epidemic then?

Watch below the full discussion and listen to what each guest had to say:

Listen below to the full discussion:


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Bara doctor takes medical aid to court for denying him 'pricey' cancer treatment

Bara doctor takes medical aid to court for denying him 'pricey' cancer treatment

Dr Sipho Bvuma says Gems has refused to pay for his expensive brain cancer treatment, which he believes will prolong his life.

[LISTEN] Cervical cancer is the only cancer that is caused by sex - Dr Eve

[LISTEN] Cervical cancer is the only cancer that is caused by sex - Dr Eve

Dr Eve discusses cervical cancer and how it can be prevented.

WATCH: An in-depth look at pancreatic cancer & treatment options #Change4Cancer

WATCH: An in-depth look at pancreatic cancer & treatment options #Change4Cancer

Xolani Gwala hosts a discussion raising cancer awareness and how to make treatment more accessible.

Join the second edition of Change4Cancer town hall discussion

Join the second edition of Change4Cancer town hall discussion

To be part of the audience email your details to contact@702.co.za

I fought breast cancer while pregnant with twins: This is Jade Wyngaardt's story

I fought breast cancer while pregnant with twins: This is Jade Wyngaardt's story

Miraculously, her twins were born healthy at 35 weeks, and Jade was even able to breastfeed them on her one remaining breast.

Mass cancer screening launched in Pietermaritzburg

Mass cancer screening launched in Pietermaritzburg

Xolani Gwala gives updates from the mass cancer screening in Pietermaritzburg.

Popular articles
Why 'prescribed assets' is (mostly) a terrible idea – Magda Wierzycka (Sygnia)

Why 'prescribed assets' is (mostly) a terrible idea – Magda Wierzycka (Sygnia)

Bruce Whitfield interviews Wierzycka about the ANC’s flirtation with forcing pension funds to invest in ailing SOEs such as Eskom.

I might go back to court - Vodacom 'Please Call Me' inventor Nkosana Makate

I might go back to court - Vodacom 'Please Call Me' inventor Nkosana Makate

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews "Please Call Me" inventor Nkosana Makate.

We need an honest conversation about African institutions says Eusebius

We need an honest conversation about African institutions says Eusebius

Eusebius McKaiser says there needs to be a conversation about African institutions and how they can help Zimbabwe.

[WATCH] Gymnast's routine has internet buzzing

[WATCH] Gymnast's routine has internet buzzing

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.