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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.

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New technology gives prostate cancer patients cutting-edge surgical options

Dr Gawie Bruwer, a urologist at Mediclinic Durbanville, explains why robotic surgery is the best and most effective way to treat prostate cancer.

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Transoral laser microsurgery improves outcomes for head and neck cancer patients

Dr Karen Lehmann, an ear, nose and throat surgeon at Mediclinic Panorama, explains the benefits of this minimally invasive endoscopic procedure.

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A pacemaker for your brain

Deep brain stimulation surgery changes the lives of those who need it the most, says Mediclinic Constantiaberg neurosurgeon Dr Nico Enslin.

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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.

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Naledi Centre Takes Epilepsy Treatment to the Next Level

Mediclinic Bloemfontein brings brain specialists together to offer epilepsy patients unprecedented expertise and care.

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Mediclinic’s focus on broadening learning opportunities

Mediclinic’s learnerships programmes benefit the community by providing the necessary training to people needing to pursue or develop a career. They also address shortages of qualified and specialist healthcare personnel across South Africa, placing talented employees on a career path dedicated to helping others.

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New Mediclinic Pietermaritzburg Clinic Offers Cutting-Edge Fertility Treatment

Dr Kasturi Moodley’s team of specialists brings fertility treatment to Natal Midlands for the first time.

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Partnering for future possibilities

Mediclinic has chosen to partner with Partners for Possibility (PfP), a South African programme focusing on the education of children, by supporting a school in Cloetesville, situated close to the Corporate Office in Stellenbosch.

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SA’s youngest robotic surgeon explains the benefits of technology

There are five da Vinci surgical systems in South Africa and 24 accredited surgeons. Dr Dries Van Den Heever, 38, is the youngest urologist in South Africa accredited to use

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