ABOUT SCAN FOR LIFE

Scan For Life® introduces the most advanced medical Scanning technology to screen you for the earliest stages of Heart Disease, common Cancers and Stroke risk – before symptoms are present, when effective management is possible.

The 3D Scans are safe, quick and non-invasive, performed
on the latest generation 160 slice CT and high-field MRI Scanners.

Preventative Scanning is widely practiced abroad and now the technology and expertise are available at Scan for Life®, the first Preventative Scanning Medical Centre in South Africa, providing a state of the art serious disease screening solution.

Scan For Life®

Could save your life, because prevention is better than cure!

SERVICES

Heart for life

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) or Heart Disease and resultant Heart Attack is by far the leading cause of death in Western adult males and females (60%), far exceeding deaths due to all cancers and strokes combined.
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Colon for Life

Colon and Rectal Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men and women. It is the second most common cancer in men (after lung) and the third most common cancer in women (after lung and breast).
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Lung for Life

Lung Cancer is by far the leading cause of all cancer deaths in men and women. Smokers have a 20 times higher risk of getting Lung Cancer and up to 1 in 10 smokers will develop Cancer.
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Brain for Life

Stroke (Cerebro-vascular Accident or CVA) is a major cause of death and disability, particularly in the elderly. The causes are vascular, due to a narrowing or blockage of a neck or brain artery, or rupture of a brain Aneurysm or Vascular Malformation.
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Exec for Life

The drive of executives for success generates great stress and places strain on their health, particulalrly their cardiovascular health. Type A behaviour may increase Heart Disease risk by as much as 200%*.
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Spine for Life

Scans are highly accurate, non-invasive and safe MRI scans for the diagnosis of spinal (neck or cervical, chest or thoracic, and lower back or lumbar) pain, back ache, or referred nerve pain or other neurology
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Prostate for Life

Prostate cancer is cancer that occurs in the prostate gland. This is the walnut shaped gland in men situated below the bladder, that produces seminal fluid.
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Breast For Life

Breast for Life

Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women, after skin cancer. Breast cancer awareness and research has advanced the diagnosis and treatment, largely due to factors such as early detection (screening), and a personalised therapeutic approach.
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Endometriosis & Woman for Life

Scan For Life® will arrange for your annual screening mammogram, breast ultrasound, and DEXA bone mineral density scan.
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NEWS

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