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CANSA Western Cape
CANSA and South African Skin Cancer Foundation (SASCF) are partnering to offer free skin cancer screenings on 1 September 2020.
Posted on 27 Aug 2020
CANSA Tele Counselling can be accessed via the CANSA Help Desk on 0800 22 66 22 toll free, to make an appointment with a CANSA counsellor. Or send an email to the Help Desk via firstname.lastname@example.org – this is a […]
Posted on 21 Aug 2020
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
How We Help You: The CANSA Oudtshoorn Virtual Care Centre works remotely to offer services within the community in a streamlined and modern way. Employees and volunteers are home-based. Contact us, we’d like to offer you & your loved ones […]
Posted on 24 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
CANSA Boland and ILoveBoobies celebrated the 20th anniversary of World Cancer Day by screening 79 ladies on the 4th February 2020. The event was broadcast live on Facebook…
Posted on 13 Feb 2020
Posted on 17 Jan 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
What cancer taught me (Jacqui Ramage) Bookings or Donations: https://www.quicket.co.za/events/81607-cansa-mad-hatters-magic-cuppa-party/
Posted on 25 Sep 2019
The public can rest assured that all of the medical waste that CANSA creates is being processed and disposed of as it should be, thanks to Compass Medical Waste Services.
Posted on 27 May 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
On the 5th of August 2015, during CANSA Care Week, the CANSA Mobile Women’s Health Drive was concluded with a Women’s Health outreach in Clanwilliam in partnership with Department of Health, Afrikaanse Christelike Vroue Vereniging (ACVV), HIV initiative and MSAT […]
Posted on 6 Aug 2015
CANSA Cape Metro is part of the Western Cape Tobacco Task Team, which is lead by the Western Cape Department of Health). An annual event is held for World No Tobacco Day and this year’s event on Tuesday 26th May […]
Posted on 1 Jun 2015
Die KANSA Mobiele Kliniek het die Matsikama en Sederberg Munisipale streek gedurende Julie 2014 besoek. Dit was reëntyd in die Sandveld Namakwaland streek, maar Sr Tertia van Zyl het deursettingsvermoeë aan die dag gelê en het in 19 dae 285 […]
Posted on 1 Aug 2014
On Friday 25 July 2014, a unique project to raise funds for CANSA Cape Metro Care Centre’s care and support programme for those affected by cancer, will be launched. This involves a cross-country camping tour starting in Cape Town, crossing […]
Posted on 23 Jul 2014
CANSA Cape Metro hosted a workshop with the Traditional Healers Forum Members as part of World No Tobacco Day on the 30th May 2014. CANSA is part of The Tobacco Task Team of the Western Cape. Dorothy du Plooy, CANSA’s […]
Posted on 14 Jul 2014
CANSA asked the 2014 4th year student Block at the Varsity College, Cape Town, to do a study on the knowledge, beliefs and perceptions on Tobacco, as 2014 World No Tobacco Day focussed on youth. They presented their findings and then proceeded […]
Posted on 23 Jun 2014
Hubbly Bubbly: Masquerading the Dangers 18 November 2013 – It’s a centuries-old Eastern practice that’s gained worldwide acceptance in recent years. But the water filter and fruity flavours of the hookah pipe, or hubbly bubbly, mask a toxic cocktail of compounds. […]
Posted on 10 Jan 2014