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CANSA KwaZulu-Natal

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: 13 Jul 2021
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, 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

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

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: 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

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

CANSA Richards Bay Satellite Care Centre

How We Help You: Contact or visit us, we’d like to offer you & your loved ones care & support. 27 Bauhinia Bend, Arboretum, Richards Bay, 3900 Postal address as above Tel: 087 830 7930 or 079 629 3542 (Sphe Mabaso)  Facebook: Like CANSA KwaZulu-Natal Facebook Page to keep up to date with our community education […]

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Published: 27 Jul 2018 | Last Updated: 24 Jun 2021
Categories: CANSA Richards Bay Satellite Care Centre

CANSA Assisting in KZN Cervical Cancer Screening Programmes

CANSA is assisting in KZN cervical cancer screening programmes through a Pap smear drive on 21 April as well as a partnership with KZN Department of Health, mobilising our mobile health units in areas that have the lowest uptake of Pap smears.

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Published: 5 Apr 2018 | Last Updated: 11 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA KwaZulu-Natal

CANSA Partnering in KZN “Umdlavusa Pap Smear Drive” taking place in April 2018

UKZN and KZN-DOH have partnered with CANSA to promote awareness of cervical cancer and how to prevent it, as well as to increase screening coverage throughout the province in the month of April. This will culminate in a dedicated screening days on the 20th and 21st April 2018….

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Published: 12 Mar 2018 | Last Updated: 11 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA KwaZulu-Natal

CANSA Partnering with KZN Health Department to Increase Cervical Cancer Screening

In September CANSA’s KZN Mobile Health Clinic visited the Umzimkhulu Primary Health Clinic, in PMB, to assist with screening. #CANSAserves #EarlyDetection

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Published: 16 Oct 2017 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, Women's Health

CANSA Supports MERAN’s Presentation to KZN Legislature (Health Portfolio Committee): Cancer Crisis in KZN

30 May 2017: CANSA supports MERAN’s presentation to the KZN Legislature (Health Portfolio Committee) today, and has been afforded the opportunity to share our portfolio of evidence relating to KZN treatment access and patient experiences, as part of this presentation. This will be the start of an ongoing dialogue with stakeholders and an opportunity to work together to find solutions to the challenging problems facing KZN healthcare delivery.

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Published: 30 May 2017 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, Cope with Cancer

SPAR Donates R1.9 Million Make-Over to CANSA’s Mkhuhla Care Home

This week, SPAR and friends officially opened CANSA’s re-vamped Mkhuhla Care Home in Umbilo, Durban, which was given a R1.9 million make-over. This revamp followed the passing of Liz Hook, the wife of SPAR Group Director, Wayne Hook.

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Published: 8 Dec 2015 | Last Updated: 3 Jan 2016
Categories: CANSA Care Homes, CANSA Durban Care Centre

Video Interview: CANSA Mkhuhla Care Home – Home From Home

About CANSA’s Mkhuhla Care Home CANSA Mkhuhla Care Home, in Durban, is a wonderful home-from-home to cancer patients receiving cancer treatment far away from their own homes. For many cancer patients who can’t afford to travel to treatment centres or to pay for accommodation, this is a vital service. CANSA Staff Members provide meals and […]

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Published: 6 Aug 2014 | Last Updated: 12 Jul 2021
Categories: CANSA Care Homes, CANSA Durban Care Centre, CANSA's Holistic Cancer Care & Support

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