Dr Stephanie Fanucchi was recognised for her innovative research in cancer and autoimmune diseases during the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards.
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Google researchers have developed an automated detection algorithm that is effective at identifying breast cancer.
The Global HOPE network has launched a $100m paediatric haematology-oncology treatment initiative in Botswana, Malawi and Uganda.
The CSIR has teamed up with UCT to establish the Biomedical Translational Research Initiative (BTRI), with the aim to improve cancer survival rates.
IBM Health Corps has developed a new eHealth platform called ChemoQuant intended to help improve cancer care in sub-Saharan Africa.
A group of local cancer practitioners have developed a set of chemotherapy administration guidelines with the aim of improving patient safety.
IBM Watson and Pfizer are teaming up to accelerate drug discovery in “immuno-oncology” using the computer giant’s Watson artificial intelligence system.
IBM Watson Health and the Broad Institute have embarked on a five year research initiative aimed at discovering the basis of cancer drug resistance.
Mediclinic Cape Town has introduced the new BioJet 3-D MRI Fusion Prostate Biopsy System to detect male cancers earlier than what was previously possible.
The Life Healthcare Group is using state-of-the-art cancer treatment technology to accurately treat patients with cancers previously considered untreatable.
Dr Ernst Marais from ICON talks about how affordable cancer care is a delicate and complex balancing act which impacts patient, practitioner and pockets.