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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

CANSA Springbok Virtual Care Centre

How We Help You: The CANSA Springbok 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: 079 174 2855 (Geraldine Farmer) | 0800 22 66 22 | […]

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Published: 24 Jun 2020 | Last Updated: 13 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Springbok Virtual Care Centre

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 Screening at SPAR Pharmacies – Northern Cape

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: 5 Dec 2019
Categories: CANSA Northern Cape

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

KANSA vrywilliger genomineer vir Noord-Kapenaar van die Jaar

Ardath Datnow, KANSA vrywilliger die afgelope 25 jaar was benoem vir die Noord-Kapenaar toekenning van die jaar. Sy is ook lid van KANSA Kimberley se streekkomitee vir die afgelope 15 jaar. Sy is die streekvoorsitter van Reik na Herstel, ononderbroke vir ongeveer 20 jaar en een van die stigterslede van Reik na Herstel. Sy het […]

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Published: 24 Jun 2013 | Last Updated: 18 Aug 2014
Categories: CANSA Kimberley Care Centre

CANSA Kimberley/Karoo region awarded Honorary Award

The Cancer Association in the Kimberley/Karoo region was acknowledged with an Honorary Award at the Chief Executive Officer Awards function for selfless contributions made to the patients of Kimberley Hospital Complex. Photo: Front: Mr Gordon Moncho (Chief Executive Officer Kimberley Hospital Complex), Dr Eileen Snyders (Regional manager Kimberley/Karoo region) Back: Mrs Cara Noble (Community mobiliser), […]

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Published: 9 Dec 2012 | Last Updated: 11 Dec 2012
Categories: CANSA Kimberley Care Centre

CANSA Kimberley Care Centre

How We Help You: Contact or visit us, we’d like to offer you & your loved ones care & support. 72 Lawson Street, Labram, Kimberley, 8301 (same premises as Caritas, entrance through Gate 5) P.O. Box 713, Kimberley, 8300 Tel: 053-831 2968 Facebook: Like CANSA Northern Cape Facebook Page to keep up to date with our community […]

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Published: 26 May 2012 | Last Updated: 18 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Kimberley Care Centre

KANSA Mobiele Kliniek in Kuruman

Vanaf 16 Mei 2011, sal KANSA se Mobiele Eenheid in die Kuruman gemeenskap, sowel as omliggende gemeenskappe, diens lewer aan die publiek. Die Mobiele Eenheid, wat beman word deur Suster Hannelie van Noordwyk, sal gratis papsmere, borsondersoeke en raad aan die publiek lewer. Bors en servikale kanker is die twee mees algemene kanker onder vrouens […]

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Published: 25 Jul 2011 | Last Updated: 18 Aug 2014
Categories: CANSA Upington 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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