n South African Medical Journal - Richer punters win in SA's cancer treatment lottery : izindaba
|Article Title||Richer punters win in SA's cancer treatment lottery : izindaba|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Jul 2011|
|Pages||430 - 432|
Cancer patients with deeper pockets live longer in South Africa, survivors, social workers and staffers from among 35 nongovernmental support organisations told a unique 'Voice of Cancer' Forum in Cape Town last month.
The screening and treatment access gulf between the public and private sector was dramatically illustrated in story after story told by survivors who had journeyed the vastly differing routes - with outcomes speaking for themselves.
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