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February is the month of love when Valentine’s Day is celebrated and gifts are given to loved ones to demonstrate affection. This Valentine’s Day, CANSA invites all to give the gift of health to loved ones, by purchasing a cancer screening voucher as a token of affection, as early detection is key in fight against cancer and can saves lives.
Posted on 9 Feb 2021
Michele Vanzaghi (26), is a medical doctor who was diagnosed with testicular cancer during lockdown. He shares his story…
Posted on 27 Nov 2020
Cape Times in Conversation with John Owens and Prostate Cancer Survivor via Facebook – 30 November 2020
Join the Cape Times in conversation with CANSA Ambassador and former Mr South Africa, John Owens, with David Pasipanodya, a prostate cancer Survivor and author of ‘Winning Attitudes’ via Facebook 30 November 16:00
Posted on 27 Nov 2020
Men’s Health Round Table via Facebook Live – 30 November 2020 2pm with Cara Noble (social worker and CANSA National Relationship Manager Service), Dr Michele Vanzaghi (medical doctor diagnosed with testicular cancer during lockdown) and David Lucas (prostate cancer Survivor).
Posted on 27 Nov 2020
English Media Release 4 November 2020 – KANSA nooi hierdie November mans uit om verantwoordelikheid vir hul gesondheid te neem en om gebruik te maak van die kanker-siftingstoetse wat by KANSA Sorgsentrums beskikbaar is. Volgens die 2016 Nasionale Kankerregister (NKR) […]
Posted on 10 Nov 2020
This November, CANSA calls on men to be responsible for their health and to take advantage of cancer screening available at CANSA Care Centres. The five leading cancers affecting men* according to the 2016 National Cancer Registry (NCR) are prostate, colorectal, lung, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and bladder cancer. #CANSAscreening #MensHealth
Posted on 5 Nov 2020
CANSA advises men to talk with a doctor or the local health facility about screening tests, beginning at 40 for men with a first-degree relative diagnosed at an early age and at 45 for all other men. PSA screening tests available at CANSA Care Centres… #CANSAscreening
Posted on 3 Oct 2020
Afrikaanse Weergawe… PDF Read more about how to reduce your cancer risk…
Posted on 2 Oct 2020
Find out how to do a testicular self-examination & share this info…
Posted on 1 Oct 2020
Male breast cancer is rare, accounting for 1% of all breast cancers. It is a hundred times more common in women than in men. Symptoms may include: a painless lump under the nipple or areola; an inverted nipple (turned inward); […]
Posted on 30 Sep 2020
Dr Inge Kriel an oncology care physician practicing at Netcare Milpark Hospital says that learning that your cancer has spread can be devastating. Dr Kriel provides the following tips to those coping with a diagnosis of metastatic cancer…
Posted on 28 Sep 2020
Cipla South Africa’s #FafChallenge Leveraging an iconic SA moment to raise testicular cancer awareness campaign won gold at the virtual PRISA PRISM Awards ceremony recently. Our PR agency, MSL, submitted this award entry. From an agency perspective, this is only […]
Posted on 5 Jun 2020
Two organisations that save lives through the early detection of cancer are hoping for a huge turnout for the Daredevil Run next month. The annual race where men pound the ground clad in purple Speedos has a serious side behind the frivolous speedo dress code. It raises hundreds of thousands of rands every year that allow CANSA and the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) to carry out screening tests, run awareness campaigns and help patients detect prostate cancer early.
Posted on 22 Feb 2020
On Friday, 13 March at Zoo Lake in Johannesburg, thousands of men will participate in the 10th Hollard Daredevil Run, a phenomenon that has morphed into a brotherhood over the years. This year, the run is emphasising the role men play in each other’s lives and the lives of their loved ones, and the influence they have in inspiring positive outcomes.
Posted on 23 Jan 2020
No one can deny that Springbok Francois “Faf” de Klerk meeting Britain’s Prince Harry, after winning the Rugby World Cup, wearing nothing but his patriotic speedo, was a ballsy move. Using his viral fame for good, the scrumhalf is collaborating with Cipla South Africa to challenge all men – even the Prince himself – to improve their personal “ball skills” when it comes to checking for signs of testicular cancer.
Posted on 13 Nov 2019
English Version… PDF Vind inligting om jou kanker risiko te verminder…
Posted on 29 Oct 2019
English version… Bron van Grafiek (bo): http://www.testicularcancerawarenessfoundation.org/ Navrae KANSA Klik hier vir nog inligting rondom kankers wat mans affekteer, asook hoe om jou kankerrisiko te verminder…
Posted on 26 Oct 2019
Bobby Were shares: I am a male breast cancer Survivor and this is my story…
Posted on 25 Oct 2019
Men – regardless of geography, race or ethnicity – tend to live shorter than women and become sicker or disabled earlier in life, according to studies in the US and internationally. Dr. Ridwan Shabsigh, Head of the International Society of Men’s Health, says that this is due to the fact that men avoid visits to the doctor and that they are not into a culture of ‘preventative visits’…
Posted on 24 Oct 2019