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Published: 15 March 2021 | Last Updated: 31 May 2024
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Compassionhat Partners with CANSA

4 February 2020 – Compassionhat, headwear designed specifically for cancer Survivors, was awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition status as a CANSA Smart Choice product aimed at improving quality of life and dignity. Sue Richards, owner of Compassionhats, says, “The loss of hair, a side effect of chemotherapy, can be traumatic for cancer patients leading […]

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Published: 6 February 2020 | Last Updated: 11 March 2021
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Patient Care, I have Cancer

Podcast: Cancer Patients and Hair Loss – On the CANSA Couch

Hair loss is a common side-effect of chemotherapy treatment. In this heartfelt CANSA Podcast episode, we explore the emotional journey of individuals facing hair loss and the impactful support provided by CANSA.

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Published: 6 March 2024 | Last Updated: 14 May 2024
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Non-Edible Consumer Goods Category, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Patient Care, CANSA's Holistic Cancer Care & Support, Cope with Cancer, On the CANSA Couch Podcasts, Women's Health

Check Them Out

The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), Food Lover’s Market and Grid Worldwide (leading branding and design agency) have joined hands in a national campaign to raise awareness of the importance of breast self-examinations (BSE) to detect breast cancer early. Read media release… The cheeky challenge to the ladies is, “You’ve checked our fruit, but […]

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Published: 11 September 2023 | Last Updated: 4 October 2023
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Knowledge for Life: CANSA Unveils Podcast Series For #GivingTuesday

In a significant step towards community education, CANSA introduces a podcast series sharing helpful insights into lowering the cancer risk and care. This initiative underlines CANSA’s commitment to educating the public with knowledge that can make a difference in the fight against cancer…

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Published: 22 February 2023 | Last Updated: 7 March 2024
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, About Cancer, Advocacy, Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA on the Move for the Youth, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, Caregiving and Cancer, Environment, I have Cancer, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, No Alcohol, No-Tobacco Campaign, Our Corporate Social Investment Partners, SunSmart, Women's Health, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

CANSA Shavathon: 20 Years of Solidarity with Cancer Survivors

It’s that time of the year to shave, spray and donate at the CANSA 20th annual Shavathon fundraising event taking place, at various shopping centres across South Africa, on Saturday 25 February 2023, with certain venues also hosting events on Sunday, 26 February 2023. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Shavathon is one of the highlights on the CANSA calendar bringing families, friends and colleagues together in solidarity with cancer survivors. Losing hair is a common side effect of cancer treatment so participants show support by donating a fee to shave or spray their hair…

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Published: 19 February 2023 | Last Updated: 14 March 2023
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Women's Health

Wigs & Head Wear

Hair loss can occur when chemotherapy drugs travel throughout the body to kill cancer cells and some of these drugs damage hair follicles, causing the hair to fall out. Losing one’s hair is a common side effect of chemotherapy treatment. Many patients will not go through this, yet many will lose their hair, eyebrows and […]

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Published: 2 July 2019 | Last Updated: 14 May 2024
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CANSA Seal of Recognition – Patient Care

Products that are safe and carcinogen, toxin, and hormone disruptor free, that contribute to enhancing the quality of life, dignity, health, care, and support of cancer Survivors (patients), may apply to bear the CANSA Smart Choice Seal. These products include but are not limited to voice amplifiers, electronic larynx, various prostheses (wigs, breasts, etc.), and […]

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Published: 30 January 2019 | Last Updated: 4 June 2024
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