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CANSA Western Cape

World Cancer Day Free CANSA Screening (Caledon WC) 29 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: 13 February 2024
Categories: CANSA Cape Metro Care Centre, CANSA Paarl Care Centre, CANSA Western Cape, Men's Health, Women's Health, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

World Cancer Day Event (Relay For Life Rawsonville WC) 3 to 4 Feb 2024

Celebrate World Cancer Day by participating in a CANSA Relay For Life (RFL) event…

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Published: 30 January 2024
Categories: CANSA Paarl Care Centre, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

World Cancer Day Free CANSA Screening (Paarl WC) 9 Feb 2024

Free cancer screening available: Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA Blood Test), to screen for prostate cancer and Clinical Breast Examinations, to screen for breast cancer, sponsored by Val De Vie…

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Published: 30 January 2024
Updated: 30 January 2024
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Paarl Care Centre, CANSA Western Cape, Men's Health, Women's Health, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

World Cancer Day Free CANSA Screening (Malmesbury WC) 16 Feb 2024

Free cancer screening available: Clinical Breast Examinations, sponsored by Avon, to screen for breast cancer…

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Published: 30 January 2024
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Paarl Care Centre, CANSA Western Cape, Men's Health, Women's Health, 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 (Mitchells Plain WC) 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 Cape Metro Care Centre, CANSA Western Cape, Men's Health, Women's Health, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

World Cancer Day Walk (George WC) 3 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 George Care Centre, CANSA Oudtshoorn Care Centre, Fundraising Events & Projects, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

CANSA World Cancer Day Walk (Highgate Ostrich Farm Oudtshoorn WC) 7 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 George Care Centre, CANSA Oudtshoorn Care Centre, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

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 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 Southern Cape Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA Southern Cape Tel: 044-874 4824 (George) Tel: 071-373 8750 (Oudtshoorn) Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t have oncology clinics, cancer patients living there have to move to unfamiliar and often distant bigger centres for up to six […]

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Published: 23 November 2022
Updated: 23 November 2022
Categories: CANSA George Care Centre, CANSA Oudtshoorn Care Centre, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

CANSA Cape Metro Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA Cape Metro Tel: 021 689 5347 Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t have oncology clinics, cancer patients living there have to move to unfamiliar and often distant bigger centres for up to six weeks to receive life-saving […]

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Published: 23 November 2022
Updated: 23 November 2022
Categories: CANSA Cape Metro Care Centre, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

CANSA Boland | West Coast Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA Boland | West Coast Tel: 021-873 6358 Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t have oncology clinics, cancer patients living there have to move to unfamiliar and often distant bigger centres for up to six weeks to receive […]

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Published: 23 November 2022
Updated: 23 November 2022
Categories: CANSA Paarl Care Centre, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

Look Out for CANSA Active at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

CANSA is proud and thankful to be a beneficiary of the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon taking place 15 – 16 October 2022. Look out for our CANSA Active stand at the Expo (DHL Cape Town Stadium), alongside Sanlam, from 13 – 15 October. The Expo will display our exciting and affordable CANSA Active merchandise and Ocean Freedom sunscreen, SunSmart choice which recently was awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition in the protection category, will also be available. CANSA is thrilled to be manning a hydration station (Albion & Campground Road in Rondebosch). Look out for our bright, enthusiastic CANSA Active volunteers. We are grateful to Sanlam for sponsoring our CANSA Active volunteers’ t-shirts. You can make an online donation to support our runners who are raising funds online…

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Published: 10 October 2022
Updated: 17 October 2022
Categories: CANSA Western Cape, 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

Bounce to Fitness with CANSA & ReboundSA

1st October 2022 will be a National Rebounding Day in South Africa. CANSA is once again partnering with ReboundSA to present the second National Bounce-A-thon across the country on Saturday, 1 October…

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Published: 12 September 2022
Updated: 12 September 2022
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News

Joy of Movement With Nia For CANSA

10 August 2022 – Nia Africa are celebrating Women’s Month, with its ‘Joy of Movement’ campaign in aid of CANSA, by hosting special Nia classes every Saturday during August. The aim is to raise funds for CANSA and create awareness around how regular exercise and physical activity plays a major role in leading a balanced […]

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Published: 11 August 2022
Updated: 11 August 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

Pink Trees for Pauline – Ten Years of Making a Difference in SA Cancer Community

The 2022 Pink Trees for Pauline campaign, #doekwithadifference (a colourful headscarf), in collaboration with CANSA, will launched in communities across South Africa for the 5th consecutive year. The unique headscarves are sold at R100 each, hoop earrings for R50, stainless steel earrings for R100, and pink fabric to decorate trees at R30 per meter. Hannon Cherry lipsticks are also available at R170 each. Pink Trees for Pauline invites clubs, workplaces, schools, institutions, and individuals to participate enthusiastically in the #doekwithadifference project…

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Published: 2 August 2022
Updated: 7 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, Women's Health

Support is At the End of a Telephone Call

CANSA is committed to protecting the rights of cancer patients and caregivers, having established a free Tele Counselling service (available in seven languages), two years ago in commemoration of Nelson Mandela International Day (18 July).  CANSA recognises commitment to human rights and that all affected by cancer are entitled to psycho-social support…

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Published: 15 July 2022
Updated: 1 September 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Media Releases & News

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