Specialist team celebrates the opening of Crayon Oncology Unit!

ribbon-cutting at oncology unit

Winners announced for Crayon High School Art Competition which honours young cancer warriors. Crayon, a specialist Paediatric, Adolescent, and Young Adult Oncology unit based in the Northern suburbs of the Cape Metropole, celebrated its official launch on Thursday, 16 November. The event was attended by members of the oncology community who are dedicated to delivering […]

Illustrate ‘Dreams and Wishes’ of children fighting cancer and win!

Photo if teenager paiting.

Crayon art competition – great prizes for talented young artists September marks Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Crayon has launched an exciting art competition in which it invites High Schools within its immediate catchment area to participate. The aim of the competition is to bring awareness to childhood cancer, as well as to introduce Crayon to the its communities […]

High School Competition puts Childhood Cancer in the limelight

Crayon launches art competition to raise cancer awareness In honour of all the young heroes this Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Crayon, a specialist Paediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology unit based in the northern suburbs of the Cape Metropole, is launching a special art competition. Entries for the art competition opened on Monday, 11 September […]

Spotting Childhood Cancer Early

Empowerment Through Awareness. Parents are the first line of defence in their children’s health journey! As we mark Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, let’s talk about how you can play a crucial role in the early detection of childhood cancer. Here’s how you can be proactive and vigilant:  Signs to be aware off: Know the signs: […]

Warning Signs of Childhood Cancer

Knowledge saves lives. The early detection and treatment for childhood cancers are important. If detected early, many children can be treated successfully. Research shows that the sooner a child is diagnosed the better the outcome for the patient. Parents can equip themselves with knowing the warning signs of childhood cancers and when to consult a […]

International Childhood Cancer Day Raise Awareness And Saves Lives

Educating parents to understand warning signs can save lives Tuesday, 15 February 2022, Cape Town: On International Childhood Cancer Day,  Icon Oncology is joining the global oncology community to raise awareness about childhood cancers and to express support for children and teenagers with cancer, and their families. Every year more than 400,000 children and young […]

A First For Kids and Young People With Cancer

Specialist team unites to fight cancer in young people. Friday, 16 June 2023: On Youth Day, Icon Oncology and Cancercare are proud to announce a new collaboration which will establish a dedicated cancer treatment unit for young people in the Western Cape and beyond. Crayon, a specialist Paediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology unit based […]