CAMAF Wellness Programmes

Cancer Wellness Programme

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Page 2 of 2 PROGRAMME BENEFITS PREVENTION • Cervical Cancer Vaccine for females aged between 9 and 45 years of age. This vaccine does not fall under the Immunisation benefit, but is paid from a separate immunisation benefit. • Education on precautionary measures for the prevention of cancer as well as early detection of signs and symptoms. • Guidance on dietary, lifestyle and environmental factors to be considered. JOINING IS AS SIMPLE AS... • Contact the Cancer Wellness Co-ordinator on 011 707 8461 who will explain the process to be followed or send an email to • Histology results are a pre-requisite for registration • A treatment plan is required from the oncologist for authorisation TREATMENT When you are being treated for a diagnosed cancer, the oncology-trained coordinator offers: • Information on how to deal with the side effects of the medication • What is involved when you are undergoing treatment • Information on the various procedures that you may need to undergo • Liaise with you, the treating doctors and the medical advisors to ensure that you receive the best possible care and support • Changes in treatment need to be communicated CAMAF COVERS CHEMOTHERAPY, RADIOTHERAPY, BRACHYTHERAPY, APPROVED MEDICATION AND RELATED CONSULTATIONS. CANCER WELLNESS PROGRAMME

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