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67 Ways to Help Combat Cancer 

Regular commutes to medical facilities for treatment are unaffordable for some cancer patients and their families. Others can’t meet the cost of essential home care and then there are those who suffer in silence, not knowing that there are free counselling and support services available to them. This is where CANSA makes a significant difference to cancer patients, and it needs your help to make its services available to more patients who simply cannot afford what it takes to get better. Find 67 ways in which You can help CANSA’s Care Homes to help Others… 

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Published: 10 July 2024
Updated: 11 July 2024
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Bloemfontein Care Centre, CANSA Cape Metro Care Centre, CANSA Durban Care Centre, CANSA George Care Centre, CANSA Gqeberha Care Centre, CANSA Highlights, CANSA Pretoria Care Centre, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Women's Health

CANSA Partnering with Provincial Departments of Health to Fight Cancer 

CANSA’s Advocacy team regularly lobbies and engages with the Departments of Health and aims to establish partnerships with key National and Provincial stakeholders. CANSA advocates for the training of Primary Health Professional Care Workers on the top five cancers for men and women prevalent in SA. This will help with the early detection of cancer in the Primary Health settings and early access to cancer treatment.  The focus is mainly with the Provincial Departments of Health, and our CANSA Service team implement the activities in the provinces. To date, four Provincial Departments of Health have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CANSA:  Northern Cape, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, and Mpumalanga.  Work continues to engage with the remaining provinces…  

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Published: 8 July 2024
Updated: 10 July 2024
Categories: About CANSA, Advocacy, CANSA Bedfordview Care Centre, CANSA Bloemfontein Care Centre, CANSA Cape Metro Care Centre, CANSA Durban Care Centre, CANSA East London Care Centre, CANSA George Care Centre, CANSA Gqeberha Care Centre, CANSA Highlights, CANSA Kimberley Virtual Care Centre, CANSA Lowveld Care Centre, CANSA Paarl Care Centre, CANSA Pretoria Care Centre, CANSA Roodepoort Satellite Care Centre, CANSA Rustenburg Care Centre, CANSA Springbok Virtual Care Centre, CANSA Waterberg Virtual Care Centre, I have Cancer, Men's Health, Women's Health

CANSA Care Rooms to Support Cancer Patients

The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) recognises the critical need for specialised support when cancer patients face severe illness, and their families require assistance with caregiving. In response, CANSA is proud to introduce the CANSA Care Room service in Gauteng, offering respite support to cancer patients and their loved ones during challenging times. “Our […]

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Published: 7 May 2024
Categories: CANSA Bedfordview Care Centre, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA Pretoria Care Centre, CANSA Roodepoort Satellite Care Centre, CANSA Vaal Triangle Virtual Care Centre, Media Releases & News

World Cancer Day Walk (Deneysville Free State) 4 Feb 2024

CANSA encourages participation in the World Cancer Day 5k Challenge… Grab a buddy and take part in a 5 km event for CANSA to highlight World Cancer Day…

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Published: 30 January 2024
Categories: CANSA Bloemfontein Care Centre, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA Vaal Triangle Virtual Care Centre, Fundraising Events & Projects, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

Call to Action to Close the Care Gap on World Cancer Day

CANSA places the spotlight on World Cancer Day, led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), to mobilise urgent action to improve cancer risk awareness, treatment and care services for all individuals, regardless of who they are and where they live. To mark the third year of the ‘Close the Care Gap’ campaign, that highlights the significant inequalities that persist across the globe in the availability of and access to essential cancer services, UICC has released the World Cancer Day 2024 Equity Report World Cancer Day 2024 Equity Report. The report provides local perspectives and experiences on inequities in cancer care in regions around the world, including South Africa as well as expert recommendations on how to address them…

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Published: 30 January 2024
Updated: 29 February 2024
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Bedfordview Care Centre, CANSA Bloemfontein Care Centre, CANSA Cape Metro Care Centre, CANSA East London Care Centre, CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA George Care Centre, CANSA Gqeberha Care Centre, CANSA Highveld Virtual Care Centre, CANSA Kimberley Virtual Care Centre, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Lowveld Care Centre, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA on the Move for the Youth, CANSA Oudtshoorn Care Centre, CANSA Paarl Care Centre, CANSA Pietermaritzburg Virtual Care Centre, CANSA Pretoria Care Centre, CANSA Richards Bay Satellite Care Centre, CANSA Roodepoort Satellite Care Centre, CANSA Rustenburg Care Centre, CANSA Springbok Virtual Care Centre, CANSA Vaal Triangle Virtual Care Centre, CANSA Waterberg Virtual Care Centre, CANSA Western Cape, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Women's Health, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

World Cancer Day Free CANSA Screening (Thembisa Gauteng) 14 Feb 2024

Free cancer screening available: Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA Blood Test), sponsored by Hollard DareDevil Run to screen for prostate cancer and Clinical Breast Examinations, sponsored by Avon, to screen for breast cancer…

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Published: 30 January 2024
Updated: 8 February 2024
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Bedfordview Care Centre, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA Pretoria Care Centre, CANSA Roodepoort Satellite Care Centre, CANSA Vaal Triangle Virtual Care Centre, Men's Health, Women's Health, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

World Cancer Day Free CANSA Screening (Roodepoort Gauteng) 5 Feb 2024

Free cancer screening available: Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA Blood Test), sponsored by Hollard DareDevil Run to screen for prostate cancer and Clinical Breast Examinations, sponsored by Avon, to screen for breast cancer…

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Published: 30 January 2024
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Bedfordview Care Centre, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA Pretoria Care Centre, CANSA Roodepoort Satellite Care Centre, CANSA Vaal Triangle Virtual Care Centre, Men's Health, Women's Health, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

World Cancer Day Free CANSA Screening (Krugersdorp Gauteng) 3 Feb 2024

Free cancer screening available: Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA Blood Test), sponsored by Hollard DareDevil Run to screen for prostate cancer and Clinical Breast Examinations, sponsored by Avon, to screen for breast cancer…

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Published: 29 January 2024
Updated: 1 February 2024
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Bedfordview Care Centre, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA Pretoria Care Centre, CANSA Roodepoort Satellite Care Centre, CANSA Vaal Triangle Virtual Care Centre, Men's Health, Women's Health, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

CANSA World Cancer Day Walk (Kempton Park – Gauteng) 4 Feb 2024

CANSA encourages participation in the World Cancer Day 5k Challenge… Grab a buddy and take part in a 5 km event for CANSA to highlight World Cancer Day…

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Published: 29 January 2024
Updated: 29 January 2024
Categories: CANSA Bedfordview Care Centre, CANSA Pretoria Care Centre, CANSA Roodepoort Satellite Care Centre, CANSA Vaal Triangle Virtual Care Centre, Fundraising Events & Projects, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

A Haven of Hope – CANSA TLC Nicus Lodge Offers Vital Support to Families

In the heart of Pretoria, a beacon of hope shines brightly for families facing the overwhelming journey of childhood cancer treatment. The CANSA Tough Living with Cancer (TLC). Nicus Lodge run by CANSA, nestled within the premises of the Tshwane District Hospital, is extending its warm embrace to parents, guardians, and caregivers who find themselves far from home while their children undergo life-saving treatments…

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Published: 21 September 2023
Updated: 28 September 2023
Categories: CANSA Bedfordview Care Centre, CANSA Pretoria Care Centre, CANSA Roodepoort Satellite Care Centre, CANSA Vaal Triangle Virtual Care Centre, CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

Helping Young Cancer Survivors Celebrate Life

In June, as part of International Cancer Survivors’ month, CANSA celebrates all cancer survivors and salutes their perseverance, with the focus on children, teens, young adults and parents or guardians. Each cancer diagnosis can impact a patient and their loved ones negatively, and CANSA provides the practical and emotional support they need throughout cancer treatment. Receiving a diagnosis as an adult is difficult, but even more so when it’s a child or teenager and it is especially hard on parents of paediatric patients. When a child or teenager is diagnosed with cancer, CANSA TLC offers support to sustain paediatric patients, parents and loved ones as they face their worst fear…

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Published: 19 September 2023
Updated: 28 September 2023
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, Counselling & Support Groups, Media Releases & News

CANSA Joins LocumBase at SAPHEX 2023 to Offer Free Screening to Medical Professionals

15 to 16 MARCH 2023: Medical professionals like the rest of the general population, need reminding that early detection saves lives. Many lead busy lifestyles and fall into the routine and rigmarole of taking care of others’ needs before their own. LocumBase in partnership with CANSA will give medical professionals the opportunity to get screened for breast cancer, access to the CANSA FotoFinder™ which will help screen skin risk factors as well as an opportunity to take a one-on-one lifestyle risk assessment, all facilitated by  specialised registered nurses from CANSA. These services will be offered FREE of any charges at SAPHEX 2023, stand C27…

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Published: 13 March 2023
Updated: 17 March 2023
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Gauteng, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Women's Health

CANSA Shavathon: 20 Years of Solidarity with Cancer Survivors

It’s that time of the year to shave, spray and donate at the CANSA 20th annual Shavathon fundraising event taking place, at various shopping centres across South Africa, on Saturday 25 February 2023, with certain venues also hosting events on Sunday, 26 February 2023. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Shavathon is one of the highlights on the CANSA calendar bringing families, friends and colleagues together in solidarity with cancer survivors. Losing hair is a common side effect of cancer treatment so participants show support by donating a fee to shave or spray their hair…

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Published: 19 February 2023
Updated: 14 March 2023
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, Men's Health, Women's Health

Take Action for World Cancer Day  

2023 – CANSA and Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) places the spotlight on World Cancer Day (4 February) and challenges individuals to lower their personal cancer risk through healthy living. The focus is on smart eating and drinking, participating in regular physical activity like the ‘World Cancer Day 5k Challenge’ and avoiding known cancer-causing agents such as alcohol and tobacco…

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Published: 23 January 2023
Updated: 7 February 2023
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA on the Move for the Youth, CANSA Western Cape, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Women's Health, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

Help Needed For CANSA Volunteers  

Can you help? We would love to be able to provide our volunteers with the tools they need to operate within their communities – be it with a laptop, smartphone, training and upskilling on computer software and social media platforms or assistance with mobile data so that they can, optimally, continue with their work for CANSA. We’re operating with a business model that relies on technology and it’s important for volunteers to be able to attend meetings, training, and supervision sessions online. So, we appeal to the public and corporates and invite them to show their community spirit by helping us with donations and sponsorships of these items to keep our volunteers active in the communities where they work…

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Published: 1 December 2022
Updated: 7 February 2023
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, Men's Health, Volunteers Inspire, Women's Health

CANSA Gauteng | North West | Limpopo Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA Gauteng | North West | Limpopo Gauteng 011-616 7662 (Bedfordview) 012-329 3036 (Pretoria) 011-768 4342 (Roodepoort) 083 672 7360 (Vaal Triangle) North West 014-533 0694 (Rustenburg) Limpopo 083 633 5798 (Waterberg) Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t […]

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Published: 23 November 2022
Updated: 23 November 2022
Categories: CANSA Bedfordview Care Centre, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA North West, CANSA Pretoria Care Centre, CANSA Roodepoort Satellite Care Centre, CANSA Rustenburg Care Centre, CANSA Vaal Triangle Virtual Care Centre, CANSA Waterberg Virtual Care Centre, Fundraising Events & Projects

Vodacom Bulls take on Cell C Sharks in Massive #GetYourPinkOn Clash – 30 October 2022

On Sunday 30 October 2022, the Vodacom Bulls as part their 10th year anniversary celebrate with Puma, their technical sponsor, and will host the third edition of the #GetYourPinkOn campaign. This one promises to be bigger and better than the previous two. With the support and full backing of Vodacom as well as the official broadcaster SuperSport, the Vodacom Bulls will stand united in the fight against breast cancer and support CANSA’s service to those affected by cancer… – GO PINK with the Vodacom Bulls and benefit from CANSA screening at the event, and get your hair sprayed PINK!….

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Published: 27 October 2022
Updated: 1 November 2022
Categories: CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News, Women's Health

Amazing Race for CANSA at Gold Reef City Theme Park

Gold Reef City Theme Park and K-Smart Team Building have joined forces to host the first-ever Amazing Race event in aid of CANSA on Thursday 17 November 2022. The event is based on an Amazing Race concept, designed by K-Smart Team Building, and has proved to be one of the most popular team building events […]

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Published: 24 October 2022
Updated: 2 November 2022
Categories: CANSA Gauteng, Fundraising Events & Projects

Daredevil Run – Bigger, Braver and Back in September 2022

Hollard has announced that the 2022 Daredevil Run will take place on Friday, 30 September. This annual event features men and boys, dressed only in purple speedos, running through the streets of Johannesburg during rush hour. The event has not only raised many an eyebrow over the past 12 years but has also played an enormous role in raising awareness about testicular and prostate cancers. Men and boys from every corner of South Africa will be able to participate in their own neighborhoods, while the much-loved Gauteng-based event returns to Zoo Lake…

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Published: 30 September 2022
Updated: 3 October 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, Men's Health

bounti and Crochet Marathon in the Square for CANSA

In support of breast cancer awareness month this October, bounti and ‘Crochet for Cancer’ have teamed up for a bounti and crochet marathon in aid of the CANSA taking place on Saturday 8 October 2022 at Brooklyn Square in Brooklyn Mall, Pretoria…

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Published: 27 September 2022
Updated: 27 September 2022
Categories: CANSA Gauteng, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News

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