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Oncology

The Department of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology at Frere Hospital is the only paediatric oncology centre in the Eastern Cape and receives patients from a huge referral area. The oncologists and paediatric surgeons work together very closely in the treatment of the young cancer patients. Cancer surgery is performed for the following:

Nephroblastoma (Wilm’s Tumour)
Neuroblastoma
Hepatoblastoma
Sacrococcygeal Teratoma
Rhabdomyosarcomas
Other soft tissue tumours
Vascular access for chemotherapy

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