New Hope for Untreatable Cancers
Life Healthcare Group has announced that it plans to extend its investment in Novalis Tx Radiosurgery system, which offers South African cancer patients access to cutting-edge radiation technology, to two more of its hospitals this year.
Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) is a highly precise form of radiation therapy initially developed to treat small brain tumours and now being applied to the treatment of body tumours with a procedure known as stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT).
The group initially installed the system in the Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital’s oncology centre in Cape Town and another system will be available at Life Hilton Private Hospital, Midlands (KwaZulu-Natal) in May 2016 and later in the year at Life Eugene Marais Hospital, Pretoria (Gauteng).
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