The South African Society of Clinical and Radiation Oncology

SASCRO is the South African Society for Clinical and Radiation Oncologists.

It represents Clinical and Radiation Oncologists practising in South Africa and promotes their cause at Medical aid schemes, industry and national medical authorities.

It promotes the care of cancer patients in South Africa in a multi-disciplinary milieu as well as the science of clinical and radiation oncology.

It seeks to contribute to a national perspective on patient care, research and teaching.


Coronavirus Pandemic

Clinical guide for the management of cancer patients during the coronavirus pandemic

17 March 2020 Version 1

As doctors we all have general responsibilities in relation to coronavirus and for these we should seek and act on national and local guidelines. Please click here to read the guidelines released by the NHS.

“Radiotherapy in a time of crisis”, ESTRO Presidents’ statement

Many radiotherapy centers throughout the world are confronted with the Covid-19 pandemic. This leads to unforeseen situations and stringent measures.

Read the article here.

COVID-19: Supporting oncology professionals

ESMO as the leading professional organisation for medical oncology, will continue to support oncology professionals as much as possible by helping them to deliver optimal care to their cancer patients in such exceptional circumstances.

Read the article here.


The SA Journal of Oncology

The SA Journal of Oncology is now online, you can access it by clicking on the button below.