Cancer

Cancer treatment

Hyperthermia: turning the heat up on cancer

A Pretoria hospital is the first medical facility in Africa to offer a new form of hyperthermia for cancer treatment, which can increase patients' survival chances dramatically.

Should Ashya King have proton beam therapy?

British boy Ashya King, suffering from an advanced brain tumour, has made global headlines after his parents removed him from hospital in the UK to seek proton beam therapy abroad, in a desperate attempt to safe his life.

Radiation side effects

Approximately 60% of all cancer patients receive radiation therapy, and thousands of people become cancer free after treatment. However, some are not helped by radiation therapy.

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