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CANSA has been hard at work to keep patients and loved ones supported during lockdown. Some of our patients and loved ones share how we have helped them recently and during lockdown.
Posted on 29 Jun 2020
Thanks to a record number of more than 13 thousand participants at the 2019 Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer, a new transporter vehicle was purchased for the CANSA Port Elizabeth Care Centre of the Cancer Association South African (CANSA). […]
Posted on 11 Jun 2020
When #lockdown was first announced we knew that there would be certain limitations to the work that CANSA could, physically, continue with – such as supplying wigs to patients in need – however thanks to an incredible team effort, we were able to put a smile on a little patient’s face when she received her new wig during lockdown.
Posted on 8 Jun 2020
No matter the level of “lockdown,” evidence shows that people living with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are at higher risk of severe complication if they contract COVID-19. As South Africa prepares to move to lockdown “light” at level 3, people living with NCDs (PLWNCDs) need to remain vigilant. CANSA, with input from the Heart and Stroke Foundation SA, Diabetes SA, National Kidney Foundation, Dementia SA and Education for Health Africa, has compiled infographics covering information to assist the public affected by non-communicable diseases and cancer…
Posted on 8 Jun 2020
The COVID-19 virus will not cause serious problems for most people. However, certain groups of people are more at risk for serious complications resulting from the virus. These include the elderly; people with serious chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes or lung disease; and people with weakened immune systems, such as cancer patients and cancer survivors, because cancer and cancer treatment can affect their immune systems. View tips to lower your risk of infection…
Posted on 24 Mar 2020
We are excited to launch our new partnership with Pharmacy at SPAR. Pharmacy at SPAR and CANSA are able to offer cancer screenings at 32 Pharmacy at SPAR branches nationwide. Screening offered includes Pap smears to detect cervical cancer, and […]
Posted on 5 Nov 2019
CANSA invites everyone to find out about events at their local bowling club and to get moving and bowling to reduce cancer risk… #WorldCancerDay #IAmAndIWill #LowerCancer Risk
Posted on 23 Jan 2019
The CANSA Port Elizabeth Care Centre launched a CANSA TLC Support Room in 2013, enabling the staff to have a private space for personal sessions, as well as offering improved community support for families with kids who are battling with cancer. […]
Posted on 21 Nov 2013
How We Help You: Contact or visit us, we’d like to offer you & your loved ones care & support. 8 Eden Road, Glendinningvale, 6001 P.O. Box 7192, Newton Park, Port Elizabeth, 6001 Tel: 041-373 5157 Facebook: Like CANSA Port Elizabeth […]
Posted on 26 May 2012