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[WATCH] Xolani Gwala launches #Change4Cancer

19 October 2018 2:01 PM
Tags:
Cancer awareness
Xolani Gwala colon cancer

Radio host Xolani Gwala starts a wide-reaching campaign with a discussion raising awareness for cancer testing and treatment.

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?

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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:


19 October 2018 2:01 PM
Tags:
Cancer awareness
Xolani Gwala colon cancer

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