Dr Bernardo Rapoport - Chairperson

Dr-RapaportDr. Bernardo Rapoport is a Medical Oncologist in Private Practice in Johannesburg, South Africa. Qualified as a Medical Doctor in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1978. Completed Internship at Tel Aviv University, Israel. Completed Registrarship in Internal Medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.

Completed Fellowship in Medical Oncology at the University of Pretoria where he worked as Senior Consultant and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Medical Oncology until 1993.

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Dr Georgia Demetriou - Treasurer

Dr-DemetriouDr Georgia Demteriou is a Medical Oncologist in Johannesburg South Africa. She is currently acting head of the Department of Medical Oncology at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital as well as a Medical Oncologist in Private Practice at the Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre in Parktown Johannesburg.

In addition to her role as Medical Oncologist she also runs a General Medicine Teaching Unit for the University of the Witwatersrand at the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital and and is a senior lecucturer at the University Of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg South Africa.

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Professor Paul Ruff - Ex Chair

Professor-Paul-RuffProfessor Paul Ruff has been Chief Specialist, Professor and Head of the Division of Medical Oncology of the Department of Medicine at the University of Witwatersrand Faculty of Health Sciences and Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital since 2002.

Professor Ruff runs the Medical Oncology Research Laboratory at the University of the Witwatersrand Faculty of Health Sciences with Dr Clement Penny. This laboratory studies metastasis and angiogenesis in gastrointestinal cancer, and has previously studied mutations in the oestrogen receptor and brca-1 and brca-2 genes in breast cancer.

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Dr Adam Nosworthy

dr adam nosworthyDr Adam Nosworthy is a Specialist Physician and Medical Oncologist in private practice at the Wits University Donald Gordon Medical Centre. Dr Nosworthy spent all of his training at Wits (most at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital).

He graduated with his MB BCh is 1996 doing his internship at this hospital and a year of medical officer time in the Department of Internal Medicine.

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Dr Keorapetse Tabane

Dr K TabaneDr Keorapetse Tabane was born in Hebron, a village about 30 KM north of Pretoria. Matriculated in Tsogo High school in Mmakau, North of Pretoria. Completed MbchB at Medunsa in 1999,then did internship at Kalafong hospital just outside Attridgeville.

She did her community service at Voortrekker hospital in Mokopane(previously Potgietersrus) in 2001, then returned to Johannesburg to specialise in Internal Medicine.

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