SA’s cancer treatment obstacles are causing ‘needless deaths’

Blacks experience greater hurdles than whites as 70% of cancer specialists in the public sector are white and hindered by language barriers, says report

04 February 2024 - 20:54

Cancer is a growing public health burden in South Africa with cases projected to rise from about 62,000 in 2019 to 121,000 in 2030, yet obstacles hindering early treatment and access to cutting-edge drugs are causing needless deaths, warns a new report. ..

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