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Treatments We Offer


Treatment that uses drugs to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing.


3D conformal radiation therapy is a cancer treatment that shapes the radiation beams to match the shape of the tumor.


Brachytherapy places the radiation source as close as possible to the cancer cells so treatment is given over a short distance.

Our History

Cancercare was founded in 1989 by Dr Leon Gouws under the name GVI Oncology, with its first unit opening in the northern suburbs of Cape Town. Over the years Cancercare has grown into its current network of nine centres across the Western and Eastern Cape.

The company has come a long way since its establishment and today provides work for 160 staff and 25 specialist oncologists. Cancercare treats more than 2 500 new patients per year and has more than 90 000 patient contacts per year.

Here for you during your journey

Cancercare provides patients with a holistic approach to oncology treatment, in line with the best in the world. Have a look at our video to see what our patient journey is all about and how we take an individualised approach.

Cancercare in conjunction with Mediclinic and Icon Oncology recently celebrated the official launch of the Constantiaberg unit which offers a one-stop cancer care medical facility for patients.

Our History

Oncology Units

Port Elizabeth

The Langenhoven Drive Oncology Centre is situated on the corner of Langenhoven Drive and Mangold Street, a ten minute drive from the Port Elizabeth Airport


Cancercare’s Rondebosch Oncology unit is situated in the tranquil surrounding of the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, with views of the…


The Outeniqua Oncology Centre is situated in George, which is regarded as the capital of the world-renowned Garden Route region.


Cancercare’s Panorama Oncology Centre is situated at the foot of the Tygerberg hills in the Northern suburbs of Cape Town and easily accessible from the N1 highway.

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