A Treatment Platform to Answer the Global Cancer Challenge

Varian Medical Systems, the world’s leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating and managing cancer, is introducing an entirely new device for cancer treatment called Halcyon™, the system designed to expand the availability of high-quality cancer care globally and help save the lives of millions more cancer patients.…...

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Progress in Global Cancer Fight Is Not Only Possible but Achievable

In its recently published Third Edition, the Cancer Atlas examined patterns and inequities in cancer around the globe and concluded that “progress in the fight against cancer is not only possible but achievable.” This is the belief that motivates everything we do at the Global Access to Cancer Care Foundation.…...

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GACCF South Africa partner hospital installs new radiotherapy machine

Groote Schuur hospital in Cape Town has unveiled a new radiotherapy machine worth R36 million that can treat up to 40 patients a day. Prof Jeannette Parkes, head of Radiation Oncology at the hospital, said the department currently sees more than 3,000 new oncology patients a year. “Every year this…...

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