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Vera SA Ostomy Underwear a Proud Partner of CANSA

Vera SA is excited to announce their recent partnership with CANSA and the inclusion of Vera’s ostomy men and women’s underwear range for stoma wearers (colostomy, urostomy or ileostomy) at CANSA Care Centres in Pretoria, Bloemfontein, Durban, and Cape Town. Vera SA is giving CANSA 25% of sales done through CANSA.

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Published: 17 May 2021 | Last Updated: 24 May 2021
Categories: CANSA Bloemfontein Care Centre, CANSA Cape Metro Care Centre, CANSA Durban Care Centre, CANSA Highlights, CANSA Pretoria Care Centre, I have Cancer, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners

Midmar 8 Mile Challenge for CANSA

4 March 2021: Twenty five swimmers will be participating in the Midmar 8 Mile Challenge for CANSA on the 11th and 12th March 2021. The 8 Mile Club was started in 2004 by Stan Kozlowski and Mervyn Bremner. The objective is to raise funds for various charities by swimming all 8 events at the aQuellé […]

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Published: 5 Mar 2021 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, Fundraising Events & Projects

CANSA Gauteng NorthWest Limpopo

How We Help You: Welcome to the CANSA Gauteng NorthWest Limpopo provincial landing page. Please contact your nearest Care Centre below for more information about how we can support you and your loved ones affected by cancer. Follow CANSA Gauteng NorthWest Limpopo provincial page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CANSAGautengNorthWestLimpopo CANSA Boksburg Care Centre: 071 808 4593 CANSA […]

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Published: 11 Feb 2021
Categories: CANSA Care Centres

HALO – ‘Helping A Little One’: Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Cycle Tour

As part of CANSA’s 90th anniversary celebrations this year, and to raise awareness about cancer affecting children, a group of cyclists known as the HALO ‘Helping A Little One’ Team, will cycle from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town and raise funds for CANSA TLC, which supports children with cancer.

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Published: 10 Feb 2021 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

CANSA 90th Lumo Virtual Walk / Run PE – 30 January 2021

Join us for the CANSA 90th Lumo Virtual Walk / Run PE – 30 January 2021

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Published: 25 Jan 2021 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

Let’s Gijima For CANSA Vaal – 20 February 2021

Let’s Gijima For CANSA Vaal – 20 February 2021

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Published: 25 Jan 2021 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Gauteng, Fundraising Events & Projects, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

World Cancer Day – Prioritise Your Health

On World Cancer Day (WCD) 4 February, CANSA and Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) encourages people to set and achieve personal goals enabling them to lower cancer risk and for cancer patients to optimise health, especially in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The global response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been all consuming, however, cancer control needs to remain a priority.

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Published: 25 Jan 2021 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Media Releases & News, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

Let’s Gijima For CANSA KZN – 7 February 2021

Let’s Gijima For CANSA KZN – 7 February 2021

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Published: 15 Jan 2021 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, Fundraising Events & Projects, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

CANSA KwaZulu-Natal

How We Help You: Welcome to the CANSA KwaZulu-Natal provincial landing page. Please contact your nearest Care Centre below for more information about how we can support you and your loved ones affected by cancer. Follow us on our provincial Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CANSAKwaZuluNatal/ CANSA Durban Care Centre: 619 Umbilo Road, Durban, 4001 P.O. Box 17173, […]

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Published: 4 Jan 2021 | Last Updated: 9 Feb 2021
Categories: CANSA KwaZulu-Natal

Video: CANSA Tele Counselling Service

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 counselling@cansa.org.za

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Published: 21 Aug 2020 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, Beyond Diagnosis & Treatment, CANSA Bloemfontein Care Centre, CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA Help Desk, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, I have Cancer

Cancer Patients Thank CANSA Against Backdrop of COVID-19 Pandemic

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.

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Published: 29 Jun 2020 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Care Centres, 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, I have Cancer

CANSA Oudtshoorn Care Centre

How We Help You: Contact or visit us, we’d like to offer you & your loved ones care & support. 202 Langenhoven Road, Oudtshoorn Tel: 071 373 8750 Facebook: Like the CANSA Western Cape Facebook Page to keep up to date with our community education & screening programmes, care & support offering and for information […]

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Published: 24 Jun 2020 | Last Updated: 12 May 2021
Categories: CANSA Oudtshoorn Care Centre

CANSA Springbok Virtual Care Centre

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 care & support. Tel: 079 174 2855 (Geraldine Farmer) | 0800 22 66 22 | […]

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Published: 24 Jun 2020 | Last Updated: 12 May 2021
Categories: CANSA Springbok Virtual Care Centre

Wheels for Eastern Cape Cancer Patients

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). The vehicle will be used for patients that have come to Port Elizabeth from all […]

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Published: 11 Jun 2020 | Last Updated: 11 Jun 2020
Categories: CANSA Gqeberha (PE) Care Centre

KANSA vra Oorwinnaars om die Goeie Nuus te deel en so ook Andere te Help

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 Maand (Junie), deur te deel hoe KANSA hulle gehelp het, en ook ‘n donasie te […]

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Published: 8 Jun 2020 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Care Centres

Where there is a Will there is a Way – and a Wig!

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.

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Published: 8 Jun 2020 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Care Centres, CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

COVID-19 & NCDs

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…

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Published: 8 Jun 2020 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Cope with Cancer

CANSA Asks Survivors to Share the Good News & to Pay it Forward

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.

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Published: 7 Jun 2020 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Care Centres, I have Cancer, Media Releases & News

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. 

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Published: 6 Jun 2020 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Care Centres, Media Releases & News

Tekkie Tax – Maak die Sirkel Groter

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 om saam hul Tekkie Tax te betaal en sodoende KANSA se opvoedkundige programme om die […]

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Published: 9 Apr 2020 | Last Updated: 24 Jul 2020
Categories: CANSA Care Centres

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