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Carina Fourie

"You treat a disease, you win, you lose. You treat a person, I guarantee you, you'll win, no matter what the outcome." - Dr Patch Adams

"When you're diagnosed with a disease like cancer it is a life changing experience that will affect every aspect of your life. It is a privilege to walk this journey with our patients and their families and I learn so much from them."

Carina Fourie completed her B. Soc. Sc. Hon. (Social Work) degree in 1996 at the University of the Free State. From 1997-2011 she worked with various N.G.O.'s in the Northern Cape and Gauteng focusing on statuary work, family perseverance, marriage counselling, supervision, community work, play therapy and research. In 2004 she was nominated for the National ACVV Johanna Potgieter Award for community development.

Her oncology journey started in 2011 where Carina worked at the Netcare Unitas hospital, in the Paediatric Oncology Unit. She was privilege to be awarded a scholarship in 2015 by the Association of Child life specialist in America, to attend the Annual Child Life Conference in Cincinnati and visit the Cincinnati children's hospital. In 2016, Carina received professional recognition by being announced as the quarterly winner and nominated for the 'Carer of the year award' at the Netcare Hospital Division, for the Northeast region of Gauteng. In 2018, Carina joined the DMO radiation oncology practices in Pretoria.

She is a member of the South African Oncology Social workers Forum (SAOSWF) and the social workers in Palliative Care and Oncology Forum (SWIPCO).

Carina consults as an Oncology Counsellor at the Groenkloof Radiation Oncology and Mûelmed Radiation Oncology DMO practices.