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CANSA Free State

Look After Your Own

Corporate Wellness Week takes place, 4 to 8 July 2022 and CANSA urges employers to look after their own, by inviting CANSA to the workplace to offer cancer screening and education around recognising the symptoms of cancer and lowering personal cancer risk. Screening also helps identify risk for non-communicable diseases such as heart disease and diabetes…

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Published: 29 Jun 2022 | Last Updated: 29 Jun 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, 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, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Women's Health

Dress Up Your Tekkies to Save Lives with CANSA

One of the ways you can help the CANSA to continue to effectively educate communities about cancer, lowering personal risk and accessing affordable cancer screening, is to ‘pay’ your Tekkie Tax. CANSA invites all to brighten up their shoes or Tekkies on Friday, 27 May 2022 and support this easy and enjoyable fundraiser…

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Published: 24 May 2022 | Last Updated: 29 May 2022
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, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News

Be Uniquely You and Colourful at CANSA Shavathon

CANSA is hosting its annual CANSA Shavathon fundraising event at shopping centres across the country on Saturday, 26 February 2022. CANSA invites everyone to come and celebrate by bringing family members, friends or colleagues to shave or spray in solidarity with those facing a cancer diagnosis. Certain venues may also host an event on Sunday, 27 February 2022. All venues will follow COVID-19 safety regulations…

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Published: 16 Feb 2022 | Last Updated: 4 Mar 2022
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, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News

World Cancer Day – CANSA Telethon to Help us Close the Cancer Care Gap in SA

CANSA will be hosting a CANSA Telethon on World Cancer Day (4 February 2022) to give you an opportunity to support our work in closing the cancer care gap in South Africa, in line with the new 3-year World Cancer Day theme. We hope we can count on your support! Find out more about the work we are already doing to close the cancer care gap…

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Published: 4 Feb 2022 | Last Updated: 7 Feb 2022
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, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

Lower Your Cancer Risk at Tutus and Tekkies For CANSA

13 October 2021 – This year, CANSA celebrates 90 years of leading the fight against cancer, through research, education and support. As part of the celebrations, CANSA Bloemfontein, together with OFM and the Bloemfontein Courant, will be hosting the Tutus and Tekkies Fun Run / Walk on the 6th of November 2021, at Be Human […]

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Published: 15 Oct 2021
Categories: CANSA Free State, Fundraising Events & Projects

Mandela Day – CANSA Provides Relief to Cancer Patients

CANSA in support of Nelson Mandela International Day (18 July) and in line with its theme ‘One Hand Can Feed Another’, aims to help assist cancer patients by providing basic needs through food and care packages…

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Published: 12 Jul 2021 | Last Updated: 2 Aug 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

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: 9 Jul 2021
Categories: CANSA Bloemfontein Care Centre, CANSA Cape Metro Care Centre, CANSA Durban Care Centre, CANSA Pretoria Care Centre, I have Cancer, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners

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: 24 Jun 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, I have Cancer

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: 3 Nov 2021
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, 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, I have Cancer

What CANSA Does with Your Donation to Support those Affected by Cancer

Watch a video about the work CANSA does with regards to research, advocacy and education aimed at lowering cancer risk and raising awareness of cancer, cancer screening to promote early detection and care and support services for cancer patients, caregivers and loved ones…

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Published: 9 Nov 2019 | Last Updated: 17 Mar 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, Recent Posts

Compass Medical Waste Services Efficiently Disposes of CANSA’s Medical Waste

The public can rest assured that all of the medical waste that CANSA creates is being processed and disposed of as it should be, thanks to Compass Medical Waste Services.

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Published: 27 May 2019 | Last Updated: 28 May 2019
Categories: CANSA Care Centres, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape

Bloemfontein Wins Makrosafe’s 2016 OHS Group Award for Group CANSA

Makrosafe Holdings (Pty) Ltd held its annual Occupation Health & Safety Awards at Emperor’s Palace, on the 27th of January 2017. CANSA’s provincial office in Bloemfontein was awarded the group award for being the top achiever in health and safety for the group, the Cancer Association of South Africa, due to their proactive approach to […]

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Published: 11 Apr 2017 | Last Updated: 11 Apr 2017
Categories: CANSA Bloemfontein Care Centre

CANSA Bloemfontein Staff Choose to Lose!

Staff collectively lost 22.1 kg during the past month! This is an exciting new direction the Bloemfontein team has taken, in not only talking about the CANSA Balanced Lifestyle Campaign, but really living it. CANSA Bloemfontein challenges their CANSA Colleagues throughout SA to take up the weight loss challenge and be losers too!

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Published: 22 Apr 2016 | Last Updated: 4 May 2016
Categories: CANSA Bloemfontein Care Centre, CANSA Free State

CANSA Bloemfontein Care Centre

How We Help You: Contact or visit us, we’d like to offer you & your loved ones care & support. 90 Melville Drive, Brandwag, Bloemfontein, 9301 Private Bag X02, Brandhof, 9324 Tel: 051-444 2580 | 0800 22 66 22 | info@cansa.org.za Facebook: Like CANSA Free State Facebook Page to keep up to date with our community […]

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Published: 26 May 2012 | Last Updated: 14 Dec 2021
Categories: CANSA Bloemfontein Care Centre

KANSA stel Mobiele Kliniek in Bethlehem bekend

Op Dinsdag, 3 Augustus, het KANSA se Bethlehem kantoor ‘n bekenstellingsgeleentheid gehad van hul KANSA Mobliele Kliniek. Die Mobiele Kliniek stel die KANSA personeel in staat om gratis Papsmere en borsondersoeke op plattelandse vroue uit te voer. Die Mobiele Kliniek is ook belangrik in die verspreiding van inligting en vir die opvoeding van plattelandse gemeenskappe. […]

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Published: 29 Dec 2011 | Last Updated: 1 Oct 2014
Categories: CANSA Bethlehem Virtual Care Centre, Screening & Cancer Control

Free State and Northern Cape – Screening project with mobile units

With the Mobile Outreach programme, CANSA creates awareness of breast and cervical cancers through the promotion of healthy living lifestyles and the prevention of disease with the emphasis on early diagnosis and referral. This screening project was implemented during 1990 to 1994 and was initially funded by the Independent Development Trust which sponsored one vehicle. […]

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Published: 14 Apr 2008 | Last Updated: 18 Aug 2014
Categories: CANSA Free State, CANSA Northern Cape, Screening & Cancer Control

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