n South African Medical Journal - The circle of life

Volume 103, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



I was considering material for the privilege of writing this guest editorial on breast cancer in South Africa (SA) while strolling the streets of New York after a whistle-stop visit to premiere breast cancer units in the USA. I wandered past the advert to 'The Lion King' (proudly African) and thought about the circle of breast cancer management seen in the last half-century and how this has affected women in SA diagnosed with the disease.

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