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CANSA Mpumalanga

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

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 Ermelo Care Room for Cancer Patients Launched

4 March 2020 – CANSA launched its first CANSA Care Room for terminal or bedridden cancer patients in Mpumalanga, on 2 March 2020 in partnership with SAVF Ermelo Homes for aged people. This brings the total number of Care Rooms available countrywide to 11. Mandisa Mthembu, CANSA Divisional Coordinator Service Delivery Mpumalanga, says, “CANSA understands […]

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Published: 4 Mar 2020 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Mpumalanga

CANSA Screening at SPAR Pharmacies – Mpumalanga

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 Mpumalanga

CANSA Attends Launch of Oncology Services at Rob Ferreira Hospital

27 August 2019 – Today, marked a historic day for the Mpumalanga Department of Health when MEC for the Department, Sasekani Manzini officially launched Oncology services at Rob Ferreira Hospital situated in Mbombela. The purpose for launching the services is to provide safe cancer care within the province and improve quality of care. CANSA Mpumalanga was invited to the launch and Mandisa Mthembu said a few words on behalf of CANSA at the official opening of a new oncology unit at the Rob Ferreira hospital.

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Published: 28 Aug 2019 | Last Updated: 25 Jan 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Mpumalanga

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

Breast Cancer Survivor Busisiwe Feels Blessed by Support from CANSA

Says Busi in her thank you letter: “With every visit or call I was inspired by the warmth and friendliness of the staff of CANSA, and I am truly thankful for all the tips on how to live my life with the disease called cancer.” Receiving a letter like this, just makes everything worthwhile for us at CANSA, where we strive to support cancer patients throughout their cancer journey.

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Published: 8 Mar 2017 | Last Updated: 11 Jul 2019
Categories: CANSA Highveld Virtual Care Centre

CANSA Lowveld Care Centre

How We Help You: Contact or visit us, we’d like to offer you & your loved ones care & support. 6 Annecke Street, Sonpark, Nelspruit, 1200 P.O. Box 9164, Sonpark, Nelspruit, 1200 Tel: 013-741 5441 Facebook: Like CANSA Mpumalanga Facebook Page to keep up to date with our community education & screening programmes, care & support offering […]

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Published: 26 May 2012 | Last Updated: 15 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Lowveld Care Centre

CANSA Highveld Virtual Care Centre

How We Help You: The CANSA Highveld 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:  013-741 5441 (Ramphosi Shawe)  | 0800 22 66 22 | info@cansa.org.za […]

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Published: 26 May 2012 | Last Updated: 15 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Highveld Virtual Care Centre, CANSA Mpumalanga

CANSA launches new offices and mobile health unit in Mpumalanga

The inauguration of the new local CANSA offices was celebrated on Thursday, 22 July 2010. Lorraine Kleinhans, Provincial Manager CANSA Mpumalanga, felt that this was a dream come true. A mobile health unit “kapokkie trokkie” was also launched. The unit will serve the rural areas surrounding Mpumalanga, providing women with screening facilities, including pap smears. […]

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Published: 11 Oct 2010 | Last Updated: 18 Aug 2014
Categories: CANSA Mpumalanga, Screening & Cancer Control

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