SASOG and SASGO mark Global Uterine Cancer Month in June

  The South African Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (SASOG) and the South African Society of Gynaecologic Oncology (SASGO) are proud to join the international community in recognising June 2023 as Global Uterine Cancer Month. This month-long initiative aims to raise awareness about uterine cancer, also known as cancer of the womb or endometrial cancer, […]

Increase in chronic disease calls for greater focus on health in 2023

Given the dramatic climb in deaths associated with noncommunicable diseases, especially heart disease and cancer, it’s important for all South Africans to make health a priority in 2023. According to Discovery, which insures more than 40% of SA’s medical scheme market, claims for cardiometabolic conditions (caused by hypertension, abnormal blood glucose levels, triglycerides and obesity) […]

Jump in support of Breast Cancer this October

What better way to celebrate Spooky Season this October than with an AWESOME Halloween bounti Marathon? To end off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we bring this event to you in partnership with the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA). We’re thrilled to announce that 30% of every in-person ticket sale, and 80% of every online […]

Surviving and thriving with Cancervive

Cleverly combining the words ‘cancer’ and ‘survive’ in their name, Cancervive is a unique, cancer awareness project that is proudly backed by SPAR this Breast Cancer Awareness month. Using the stories of survivors to inspire and educate, the project aims to encourage people to empower themselves with the message that ‘early detection saves lives!’ says […]