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CANSA Eastern Cape

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: 6 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

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: 6 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

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

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

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

COVID-19 – Information Cancer Patients Should Know

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…

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Published: 24 Mar 2020 | Last Updated: 8 Feb 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, CANSA's Holistic Cancer Care & Support

CANSA Screening at SPAR Pharmacies – Eastern Cape

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 Clinical Breast Examinations for women, as well as PSA blood screenings for men to help […]

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Published: 5 Nov 2019 | Last Updated: 12 Dec 2019
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape

CANSA Gqeberha (PE) Care Centre

How We Help You: Contact or visit us, we’d like to offer you & your loved ones care & support. 8 Eden Road, Glendinningvale, 6001 P.O. Box 7192, Newton Park, Gqeberha, 6001 Tel: 041-373 5157 or 082 553 9676 – Gavin Kester Facebook: Like CANSA Eastern Cape Facebook Page to keep up to date with […]

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Published: 26 May 2012 | Last Updated: 13 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Gqeberha (PE) Care Centre

CANSA East London Virtual Care Centre

How We Help You: The CANSA East London 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: 043-727 0120 or 082 553 9676 (Gavin Kester)  | 0800 […]

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Published: 26 May 2012 | Last Updated: 14 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA East London Virtual Care Centre

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