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CANSA Gauteng

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

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

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: 16 Jul 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

CANSA Screening at SPAR Pharmacies – Gauteng

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 Gauteng

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

TLC Nicus Lodge a Second Home to Elizma & Daughter

Elizma Jacobs, mother of Chanté (9 years old), says that CANSA’s TLC Nicus Lodge was like a 2nd home to them during Chanté’s treatment. Elizma needed a place to stay while Chanté underwent treatment  – this is their story in Elizma’s words: On the 11th Jan 2013 my daughter was diagnosed with Central Nervous System […]

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Published: 3 Oct 2013 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Pretoria Care Centre, CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

CANSA Roodepoort Virtual Care Centre

How We Help You: The CANSA Roodepoort 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:  011-768 4342 or 066 4750 149  (Isabel Gomes) | 0800 22 […]

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Published: 26 May 2012 | Last Updated: 9 Sep 2021
Categories: CANSA Roodepoort Virtual Care Centre

CANSA Vaal Triangle Virtual Care Centre

How We Help You: The CANSA Vaal Triangle 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:  083 672 7360 (Olivia Curlewis) | 0800 22 66 22 […]

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Published: 26 May 2012 | Last Updated: 9 Sep 2021
Categories: CANSA Vaal Triangle Virtual Care Centre

CANSA Pretoria Care Centre

How We Help You: Contact or visit us, we’d like to offer you & your loved ones care & support. 32 Lys Street, Rietfontein, 0084 P.O. Box 275, Pretoria, 0001 Tel: 012-329 3036 or 087 405 3178  Facebook: Like CANSA Gauteng NorthWest Limpopo Facebook Page to keep up to date with our community education & screening programmes, […]

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Published: 26 May 2012 | Last Updated: 14 Sep 2021
Categories: CANSA Pretoria Care Centre

CANSA Bedfordview Care Centre

How We Help You: Contact or visit us, we’d like to offer you & your loved ones care & support. 26 Concorde Road West, Bedfordview, 2008 Tel: 011-616 7662 | 0800 22 66 22 | info@cansa.org.za Facebook: Like the CANSA Gauteng North West Limpopo Facebook Page to keep up to date with our community education & […]

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Published: 26 May 2012 | Last Updated: 24 Jun 2021
Categories: CANSA Bedfordview Care Centre

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