It is all about Quality Cancer Care

Bulletin Board 

Updated News

03/18/2020, 10:45 AM


Information on the COVID-19 pandemic shows that cancer patients are at higher risk of severe illness and increased mortality should they become infected; especially patients with blood malignancies, patients...   More


Treatment Authorisation and URC Peer Review Turnover Time

The SAOC URC Peer Review Turnover Time for cases reviewed is at the most 72 hours, this being said it is subject to comprehensive clinical information submitted with the first request as well as the response...   More


Unauthorised Access to SAOC Systems

Urgent notice from the Board of SAOC It has come to the attention of the Board that non-SAOC staff have accessed the SAOC authorization system in practices, setting up customized processes including so-called...   More


Policy Statement Approval and Administration of Ipilimumab (Yervoy®)

The SAOC is notably concerned by submissions from treating physicians for approval of Ipilimumab in metastatic melanoma and subsequent requests from medical schemes regarding approval of Ipilimumab. Please...   More


Providing Quality Oncology Care

The South African Oncology Consortium is proud to introduce SAOC’s new acting CEO, Dr Silvia Cornejo-Vega, who shares SAOC’s passion for the delivery of appropriate quality care and sustainability in oncology...   More


Agility Health - Spectramed's New Oncology Managed Care Provider

In line with Spectramed Medical Scheme’s unwavering commitment to streamlining its processes for enhanced service delivery, the Scheme is pleased to announce that it has appointed Agility Health as its...   More