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Netcare’s Hematology Department Celebrates Cancer Survivors to Raise Awareness

Blood cancer is not a death sentence: that was the message behind the blood collection and patient day at the hematology department of Netcare Olivedale hospital. On Thursday, the hematology department celebrated their survivors to raise awareness about blood cancer and bone marrow transplants. The three main types of blood and bone marrow cancers are leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma. A remedial therapist, Pieter le Roux, said the ward had a patient care facility where they offered counseling and therapy not only for the patients but also for their families. The SA bone marrow registry was present to…

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