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CANSA Care Centres
Posted on 19 Oct 2020
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 email@example.com – 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
How We Help You: The CANSA Springbok 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
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
English Media Release 27 Mei 2020 – KANSA kon gedurende die grendeltyd aanhou om noodsaaklike dienste te voorsien aan kankerpasiënte, en nooi diegene wat deur die ondersteuning baat gevind het uit om ander ook te help gedurende die Internasionale Oorwinnaars […]
Posted on 8 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
CANSA has continued to provide vital services to cancer patients during lockdown and invites those who have benefitted from its support services to ‘pay it forward’ this International Survivors’ month (June), by sharing how CANSA has helped them and making a donation to support the organisation.
Posted on 7 Jun 2020
Eau Thermale Avène Partners with CANSA to Offer soothing Skincare to Patients & Carers this International Cancer Survivors’ Month
CANSA has partnered with Eau Thermale Avène to celebrate cancer Survivors and the caregivers and staff taking care of them, this International Cancer Survivors’ Month, by delivering 780 thermal water and skin repair products to patients, caregivers and staff at CANSA’s 11 Care Homes.
Posted on 6 Jun 2020
English Media Release 31 Maart 2020 – Internasionale Tekkie Tax Dag is om die draai en word gevier op Vrydag, 31 Julie 2020. KANSA nooi die publiek uit om “die sirkel groter te maak” deur hul kontakte aan te moedig […]
Posted on 9 Apr 2020
On the 7th April 2020 we celebrate World Health Day, and CANSA reminds you of the importance of staying active, despite lockdown limitations. Research indicates that regular physical activity in combination with smart food and drink choices can help lower the risk for cancer and non-communicable diseases, such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes. We’d like to challenge you to keep moving with our #CANSAactive #PassTheBaton online challenge…
Posted on 7 Apr 2020
International Tekkie Tax Day will be celebrated on Friday, 31 July 2020. CANSA invites the public to ‘make the circle bigger’ by encouraging all their contacts to join them in paying their Tekkie Tax and helping to fund CANSA’s educational programmes around lowering risk for cancer.
Posted on 6 Apr 2020
Sing, dance, act or model for a worthy cause – the fight against cancer. Industry leaders will be scouting and offering opportunities to fresh talent, and there are platforms offering exposure up for grabs in your local community. This year we are scouting for YOU in Mpumalanga, Gauteng and Free State. Follow our Facebook Page and see when and where we will be at a Shopping Centre near you!
Posted on 30 Mar 2020
English Media Release In die belang van kankerpasiënte en -oorwinnaars, gedurende ‘n tyd waar die COVID-19 virus vinnig versprei, stel KANSA waardevolle inligting beskikbaar om te help om pasiënte en oorwinnaars se veiligheid teen die virus te verhoog. KANSA bied […]
Posted on 26 Mar 2020
In the interests of cancer patients and Survivors, amid the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus, CANSA is releasing information to help keep patients and survivors safe, and providing online support through the CANSA website, social media platforms and staff on call.
Posted on 25 Mar 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
The safety and health of our cancer patients, volunteers and staff is paramount. As our most valued partner, we assure you that CANSA is taking all the necessary precautions to minimise the impact of COVID-19. Cancer patients are among those at high risk of serious illness from an infection because their immune systems are often vulnerable.
Posted on 17 Mar 2020