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Screening & Cancer Control
Prof Michael Herbst unpacks some of the risk factors for tongue cancer. He also shares some insight as to why the incidence of tongue cancer is on the rise, especially amongst women.
Posted on 16 Oct 2020
CANSA and South African Skin Cancer Foundation (SASCF) are partnering to offer free skin cancer screenings on 1 September 2020.
Posted on 27 Aug 2020
May 12 2020 was International Nurses Day – where nurses are celebrated and recognised for their contribution to the medical field. The World Health Organisation has designated 2020 as The Year of the Nurse and Midwife because it will be […]
Posted on 16 May 2020
Posted on 22 Jan 2020
Posted on 17 Jan 2020
Cancer has increased and is being diagnosed more frequently so it is important to know the warning signs of cancer, and to promote early detection and awareness of cancer to enable better treatment outcomes. CANSA encourages employers in South Africa […]
Posted on 17 Jan 2020
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 […]
Posted on 5 Nov 2019
Engelse Onderhoud Navrae KANSA Lees meer oor mansgesondheid…
Posted on 23 Oct 2019
View in Afrikaans Queries CANSA Find more information regarding men’s health…
Posted on 23 Oct 2019
Staff and volunteers from CANSA in Boland and Worcester are excited to partner with ‘ILoveBoobies’ on Mandela Day to bring health and cancer screening to female farm labourers who otherwise would not have easy access to these services. On 18 July, CANSA and the ILoveBoobies team will be visiting the farm Dankbaar outside Ceres to screen 67 women. Screening will also be done at Lebombo, a farm in Wellington, where close to 100 ladies will be screened with the aid of CANSA nurses.
Posted on 12 Jul 2019
CANSA urges women to get to know what is normal for their bodies, so that when they do a monthly breast self-examination (BSE), they may detect any changes, signs and symptoms of breast cancer. Get to know the warning signs and symptoms. Watch this educational video that shows women how to perform a BSE. Please share far and wide – it can save a life!
Posted on 19 Mar 2019
Afrikaanse weergawe… Always seek medical advice as soon as possible when concerned about a particular spot on your skin. Check your skin carefully every month and ask a family member or friend to examine your back and the top of […]
Posted on 3 Dec 2018
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.
Posted on 5 Apr 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….
Posted on 12 Mar 2018
Afrikaans PPT: Childhood Cancer Awareness | Symptoms | Myths | CANSA TLC Support Read more…
Posted on 19 Sep 2017
When a passion for extreme mountain biking, emotions for a loved one lost and the will to make a difference collide, it reaches epic proportions in communities. CANSA and Iloveboobies are taking hands and taking cancer screening to the communities.
Posted on 30 Jul 2017
CANSA wants to raise awareness of skin cancer and the importance of being SunSmart to reduce cancer risk. We recently got motorists attention with our “Car Melanoma Campaign”…
Posted on 28 Apr 2017
If testicular cancer is detected early, life returns to normal – CHECK YOURSELF! Find out more about reducing your risk for testicular cancer….
Posted on 21 Apr 2017
CANSA has nine Mobile Health Clinics travelling to remote areas throughout South Africa to reach women and men who would otherwise not have access to cancer screening, and a CANSA Hollard MANVan…
Posted on 26 Sep 2016
There are five main gynaecological cancers — cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulvar — and screening is recommended only for cervical cancer. Therefore, early detection may depend on women recognizing the symptoms and making a doctor’s appointment. “Many symptoms of […]
Posted on 19 Oct 2015