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CANSA Men Supporting Men Cancer Support group – 7 December 2022

Speaker: Whytie de Witt will be sharing about his cancer journey. Register online: http://epdigital.co.za/event-registrations/

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Published: 2 Dec 2022
Updated: 2 Dec 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Highlights, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health

Help Needed For CANSA Volunteers  

Can you help? We would love to be able to provide our volunteers with the tools they need to operate within their communities – be it with a laptop, smartphone, training and upskilling on computer software and social media platforms or assistance with mobile data so that they can, optimally, continue with their work for CANSA. We’re operating with a business model that relies on technology and it’s important for volunteers to be able to attend meetings, training, and supervision sessions online. So, we appeal to the public and corporates and invite them to show their community spirit by helping us with donations and sponsorships of these items to keep our volunteers active in the communities where they work…

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Published: 1 Dec 2022
Updated: 1 Dec 2022
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA Highlights, 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, Volunteers Inspire, Women's Health

CANSA Vacancy – Irma Bruschi Care Home Coordinator (George)

CANSA is looking to recruit a suitable candidate in the position of Irma Bruschi Care Home Coordinator (George) and invites competent and qualified persons to apply for the following position. Purpose of the Job: Managing the Care Home and personnel Ensure effective delivery of services for the residents at the Care Home and the surrounding […]

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Published: 30 Nov 2022
Categories: Work for CANSA

CANSA National Telethon 30 November 2022

CANSA is having a telethon on 30 November 2022 (09 00 – 16 00) to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide – give patients living far from treatment centres one less thing to worry about – give them a home-away-from-home…..

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Published: 29 Nov 2022
Updated: 1 Dec 2022
Categories: Fundraising Events & Projects

New CANSA Digital Fundraising Initiative for Giving Tuesday

Businesses supporting I’m Alive! can promote their products and services at no cost by offering a discount voucher as part of the CANSA I’m Alive! subscription. It’s a unique opportunity for businesses to secure sponsored content while gaining brand equity and meeting their Sustainable Development Goals when donating towards this valuable cause…

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Published: 28 Nov 2022
Updated: 29 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Highlights, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners

CANSA Vacancy – Receptionist (Durban)

CANSA is looking to recruit a suitable candidate in the position of Receptionist (CANSA Durban Care Centre) and invites competent and qualified persons to apply for the following position. Purpose of the Job: Responsible for all Switchboard and Reception duties in the office, as well as administrative support. Generic Details: Download pdf with job requirements & […]

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Published: 25 Nov 2022
Updated: 25 Nov 2022
Categories: Work for CANSA

CANSA Vacancy – Social Worker (Worcester)

CANSA is looking to recruit a suitable candidate in the position of Social Worker (Worcester) and invites competent and qualified persons to apply for the following position. Purpose of the Job: Psychosocial support to cancer patients and family (Individual & Group Counselling) Create Awareness of cancer in communities Support, train and equip CANSA Volunteers Generic Details: […]

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Published: 24 Nov 2022
Updated: 25 Nov 2022
Categories: Work for CANSA

CANSA Gauteng | North West | Limpopo Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA Gauteng | North West | Limpopo Gauteng 011-616 7662 (Bedfordview) 012-329 3036 (Pretoria) 011-768 4342 (Roodepoort) 083 672 7360 (Vaal Triangle) North West 014-533 0694 (Rustenburg) Limpopo 083 633 5798 (Waterberg) Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t […]

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Published: 23 Nov 2022
Updated: 23 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Bedfordview Care Centre, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA North West, CANSA Pretoria Care Centre, CANSA Roodepoort Virtual Care Centre, CANSA Rustenburg Satellite Care Centre, CANSA Vaal Triangle Virtual Care Centre, CANSA Waterberg Virtual Care Centre, Fundraising Events & Projects

CANSA Kimberley Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA Kimberley Tel: 083 633 5798 Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t have oncology clinics, cancer patients living there have to move to unfamiliar and often distant bigger centres for up to six weeks to receive life-saving treatment […]

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Published: 23 Nov 2022
Updated: 23 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Kimberley Virtual Care Centre, CANSA Northern Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

CANSA Springbok Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA Springbok Tel: 079 174 2855 Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t have oncology clinics, cancer patients living there have to move to unfamiliar and often distant bigger centres for up to six weeks to receive life-saving treatment […]

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Published: 23 Nov 2022
Updated: 23 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Springbok Virtual Care Centre, Fundraising Events & Projects

CANSA Nelspruit | Mpumalanga Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA Nelspruit | Mpumalanga Tel: 013-741 5441 Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t have oncology clinics, cancer patients living there have to move to unfamiliar and often distant bigger centres for up to six weeks to receive life-saving […]

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Published: 23 Nov 2022
Updated: 29 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Highveld Virtual Care Centre, CANSA Lowveld Care Centre, CANSA Mpumalanga, Fundraising Events & Projects

CANSA Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) Tel: 041-373 5157 Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t have oncology clinics, cancer patients living there have to move to unfamiliar and often distant bigger centres for up to six weeks to receive life-saving […]

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Published: 23 Nov 2022
Updated: 23 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Gqeberha (PE) Care Centre, Fundraising Events & Projects

CANSA East London Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA East London Tel: 082 359 1071  Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t have oncology clinics, cancer patients living there have to move to unfamiliar and often distant bigger centres for up to six weeks to receive life-saving […]

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Published: 23 Nov 2022
Updated: 29 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA East London Satellite Care Centre, CANSA Eastern Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

CANSA Durban | KZN Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA Durban | KZN Tel: 031-205 9525   Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t have oncology clinics, cancer patients living there have to move to unfamiliar and often distant bigger centres for up to six weeks to receive […]

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Published: 23 Nov 2022
Updated: 29 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Durban Care Centre, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Pietermaritzburg Virtual Care Centre, CANSA Richards Bay Satellite Care Centre, Fundraising Events & Projects

CANSA Southern Cape Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA Southern Cape Tel: 044-874 4824 (George) Tel: 071-373 8750 (Oudtshoorn) Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t have oncology clinics, cancer patients living there have to move to unfamiliar and often distant bigger centres for up to six […]

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Published: 23 Nov 2022
Updated: 23 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA George Care Centre, CANSA Oudtshoorn Care Centre, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

CANSA Cape Metro Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA Cape Metro Tel: 021 689 5347 Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t have oncology clinics, cancer patients living there have to move to unfamiliar and often distant bigger centres for up to six weeks to receive life-saving […]

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Published: 23 Nov 2022
Updated: 23 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Cape Metro Care Centre, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

CANSA Bloemfontein | Free State Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA Bloemfontein | Free State Tel: 051-444 2580 Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t have oncology clinics, cancer patients living there have to move to unfamiliar and often distant bigger centres for up to six weeks to receive […]

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Published: 23 Nov 2022
Updated: 23 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Bloemfontein Care Centre, CANSA Free State, Fundraising Events & Projects

CANSA Boland | West Coast Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA Boland | West Coast Tel: 021-873 6358 Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t have oncology clinics, cancer patients living there have to move to unfamiliar and often distant bigger centres for up to six weeks to receive […]

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Published: 23 Nov 2022
Updated: 23 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Paarl Care Centre, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

Nia Africa Awarded CANSA Seal of Recognition

24 November 2022 – The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) is proud to announce its latest CANSA Seal of Recognition partner, Nia Africa, under the CANSA Smart Choice Physical Activity category. This holistic movement practice conditions the body, mind, and emotions through a blend of dance, martial arts, and healing arts encouraging a holistic, and […]

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Published: 22 Nov 2022
Updated: 23 Nov 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, CANSA's Seal of Recognition - Physical Activity Category, Media Releases & News

Different Areas of Cancer Research

The term ‘cancer research’ covers a wide range of research activities. But, in general, there are five main areas of research: Basic research Clinical research Translational research Socio-behavioural research Population-oriented research Basic Research: Basic research (cancer biology) is the study of how cells work. Cancer researchers who carry out basic research don’t focus on finding […]

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Published: 14 Nov 2022
Updated: 15 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Research

Vroeë Opsporing Speel ’n Belangrike Rol

English Media Release Gesondheidsbewustheidsmaand vir mans word wêreldwyd in November erken, met 19 November wat as die Internasionale dag vir Mans gevier word. Hierdie dag erken die positiewe waarde wat mans tot hul families en gemeenskappe bydra en skep bewustheid van mans se gesondheid en welstand. Die Kankervereniging van Suid-Afrika (KANSA) plaas die kollig op die […]

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Published: 14 Nov 2022
Categories: Media Releases & News, Men's Health

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