Breast cancer: the benefits of neo-adjuvant therapy
Treating the behaviour of breast tumours with neo-adjuvant systemic therapy – a first step therapy to shrink a tumour before the main treatment (usually surgery) – is replacing the old-school approach of cutting first and asking questions later.
World First: Mediclinic’s WDGMC Transplants Liver from Live HIV+ Mother to HIV- Child
A Living donor liver transplant from an HIV positive mother to her HIV negative child has been successfully performed for the first time at Mediclinic’s Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre (WDGMC).
With Expert Care, Patients With Adult Congenital Heart Disease Are Leading Better, Longer Lives
Congenital heart disease is usually considered a debilitating condition that severely limits a patient’s quality of life. But that is changing, says Mediclinic Panorama cardiologist Dr Lou Hofmeyr.
Mediclinic’s solar investment drives real transformation
Mediclinic’s partnership with Kigeni Holdings is uplifting both parties. The project, which will see solar energy resources installed in 10 Mediclinic hospitals across South Africa, is designed to both reduce the hospital group’s nationwide carbon footprint and empower small, black-owned businesses.