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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

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 Satellite Care Centre, CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA George Care Centre, CANSA Gqeberha (PE) 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 Virtual Care Centre, CANSA Rustenburg Satellite 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

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 Cape Metro Hosts No Tobacco Workshop With Traditional Healers

CANSA Cape Metro hosted a workshop with the Traditional Healers Forum Members as part of World No Tobacco Day on the 30th May 2014. CANSA is part of The Tobacco Task Team of the Western Cape. Dorothy du Plooy, CANSA’s Executive Manager of the Southern Business Unit, presented the dangers of snuff and other smokeless […]

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Published: 14 July 2014
Updated: 18 August 2014
Categories: CANSA Cape Metro Care Centre

Health Promotion by Varsity College 4th year students focussing on No Tobacco

CANSA asked the 2014 4th year student Block at the Varsity College, Cape Town, to do a study on the knowledge, beliefs and perceptions on Tobacco, as 2014 World No Tobacco Day focussed on youth. They presented their findings and then proceeded to develop a health promotion activity at the College to raise awareness on Tobacco related […]

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Published: 23 June 2014
Updated: 23 March 2015
Categories: CANSA Cape Metro Care Centre, No-Tobacco Campaign

Hubbly Bubbly Study done by 4th year UCT MBChB Students

Hubbly Bubbly: Masquerading the Dangers 18 November 2013 – It’s a centuries-old Eastern practice that’s gained worldwide acceptance in recent years. But the water filter and fruity flavours of the hookah pipe, or hubbly bubbly, mask a toxic cocktail of compounds. These are nicotine, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, polyaromatic hydrocarbons, arsenic, and lead. Insufficient knowledge about the […]

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Published: 10 January 2014
Updated: 9 March 2021
Categories: CANSA Cape Metro Care Centre, CANSA on the Move for the Youth, No-Tobacco Campaign, Research Findings

CANSA Cape Metro Care Centre

How We Help You: Contact or visit us, we’d like to offer you & your loved ones care & support. 7 Dunbar Avenue, Athlone Tel: 021 689 5347 | 0800 22 66 22 | info@cansa.org.za Facebook Like CANSA Western Cape Facebook Page to keep up to date with our community education & screening programmes, care & support […]

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Published: 26 May 2012
Updated: 3 November 2022
Categories: CANSA Cape Metro Care Centre

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