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CANSA’s Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

My Second Chance: Josh’s Story of Hope

Just after Josh Cragg’s twelfth birthday, he was diagnosed with an aggressive childhood cancer that presented a huge challenge for him and his family. What was the journey like, what perspectives has it given him, and how can we support children in similar situations? The youngest of three Zimbabwean brothers, Josh, now 24, recently qualified […]

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Published: 13 Feb 2020 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme, Stories of Hope

A Brave Young Man Motivates his Parents to go the Extra Mile

CANSA TLC wishes to acknowledge Tyler Sassman and his family and thank them for taking hands with us, and benefitting other children fighting cancer.

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Published: 11 Feb 2020 | Last Updated: 17 Feb 2020
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

Skyfievertoning: Ken die Tekens van Tienerkanker

English Version PDF Leer meer oor tienerkanker…

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Published: 16 Sep 2019 | Last Updated: 16 Sep 2019
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

Slide Show: Know the Signs of Teen Cancer

Afrikaans Version PDF Learn more about teenage cancer….

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Published: 16 Sep 2019 | Last Updated: 16 Sep 2019
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

Know the Signs of Teen Cancer

CANSA strives to raise awareness of the symptoms of cancer affecting adolescents, during September (International Childhood Cancer Awareness month). This is particularly important, as in most cancers in children and teens, there are no known risk factors and the focus needs to be on raising awareness of signs and symptoms of cancer to aid early diagnosis. #ChildhoodCancerAwareness #EarlyDetection

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Published: 31 Aug 2019 | Last Updated: 21 Apr 2022
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme, Media Releases & News

Ken die Tekens van Tienerkanker

English Media Release KANSA streef daarna om gedurende September (die maand vir Internasionale Kinderkanker Bewusmaking) die fokus te laat val en bewustheid te verskerp van die simptome van kankers wat tieners teiken. Dit is veral belangrik omdat daar, soos by die meeste ander kankers by kinders en tieners, geen algemene en bekende risikofaktore bepaal kan […]

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Published: 29 Aug 2019 | Last Updated: 21 Apr 2022
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

Questions Teen Cancer Patients Would Like Doctors to Answer

Questions teen cancer patients would like doctors to answer…

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Published: 26 Aug 2019 | Last Updated: 16 Sep 2019
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

Video: Breyton Paulse on CANSA TLC Programme for Youth Affected by Cancer

Breyton Paulse, Springbok rugby legend, shares about CANSA’s Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme which supports parents, guardians, children and teens affected by cancer. #CANSAcares #CANSAserves #ChildhoodCancerAwareness #CANSATLC

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Published: 11 Feb 2019 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

Video – CANSA’s Tough Living With Cancer (TLC) Programme

VIDEO: CANSA’s Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) programme supports children and teens diagnosed with cancer or affected by cancer (a family member has cancer), as we believe no child or family should have to face cancer on their own. Come and see what we do…

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Published: 15 Jan 2019 | Last Updated: 17 Sep 2020
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

Skyfievertoning: Kanker in Tieners en Hoe om Hulle te Ondersteun

English Version PDF Klik hier vir inligting rondom ondersteuningsdienste vir kinders, tieners en ouers…

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Published: 2 Oct 2018 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

The Missing Middle – Being a Teen with Cancer in SA

Being a teenager is a challenging phase of anyone’s young life, especially if you think of the physical and hormonal changes that their bodies go through, and for some of us watching this metamorphosis, the mood swings and sometimes difficult behaviour. It’s also when these emerging adults begin to figure out who they are, to […]

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Published: 1 Oct 2018 | Last Updated: 1 Oct 2018
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

Slide Show: Supporting Teens with Cancer

Afrikaanse Weergawe PDF Read more about our support offering to children / teens and families affected by cancer…

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Published: 1 Oct 2018 | Last Updated: 2 Oct 2018
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

CANSA Highlights Need for Support of Teen cancer Survivors

As part of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the spotlight is placed on raising awareness of symptoms and making parents and guardians of children / teens diagnosed with cancer, aware of avenues of support available. CANSA focuses on early detection and support of teenage cancer Survivors (patients) this September…

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Published: 16 Sep 2018 | Last Updated: 21 Apr 2022
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme, Media Releases & News

KANSA Fokus op die Nood vir Ondersteuning van Tiener Kankeroorwinnaars

English Media Release 16 Augustus 2018 – As deel van Kinderkanker bewusmaking maand, laat die Kankervereniging van Suid-Afrika (KANSA) die kollig val op die bewusmaking van simptome van kinder- en tienerkanker. Dit sal help om ouers/voogde van kinders of tieners wat met kanker gediagnoseer is, bewus te maak van verskillende opsies van ondersteuning wat tot […]

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Published: 28 Aug 2018 | Last Updated: 21 Apr 2022
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

Video: SABC 3 Visits CANSA’s TLC Nicus Lodge

Watch video of when CANSA TLC Nicus Lodge was visited by SABC Real Talk with Anele on #MandelaDay 2017: Support by CANSA TLC CANSA offers a programme called CANSA Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) that supports not only the diagnosed child or teen, but also the family and loved ones affected by cancer, as well […]

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Published: 19 Sep 2017 | Last Updated: 19 Sep 2017
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

SlideShow: Childhood Cancer Awareness

Afrikaans PPT: Childhood Cancer Awareness | Symptoms | Myths | CANSA TLC Support Read more…

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Published: 19 Sep 2017 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

SlideShow: How to Support Your Friend Who Has Cancer

Afrikaans PPT: How to Support Your Friend who has Cancer Read more…

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Published: 19 Sep 2017 | Last Updated: 11 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

Skyfievertoning: Hoe om Jou Maatjie met Kanker te Ondersteun

English PPT: Hoe om Jou Maatjie met Kanker te Ondersteun Lees meer…

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Published: 19 Sep 2017 | Last Updated: 11 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

Skyfievertoning: Kinderkanker Bewustheid

English PPT: Kinderkanker Bewustheid | Simptome | Mites | KANSA TLC Ondersteuning Lees meer…

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Published: 19 Sep 2017 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

Children’s Oncology Isolation Unit Opens in Pretoria

CANSA officially opened its TLC Brian Davey Step Down Unit in September 2015, housed at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria. The unit, which serves the Steve Biko, Unitas and Pretoria East hospitals, provides a sterile but family friendly environment where children can safely prepare for, or recover from, stem cell transplants and build up their immune systems, without risk of infection.

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Published: 29 Sep 2015 | Last Updated: 15 Feb 2019
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

Teen Cancer Survivor Will Not Let Life Pass Him By

They say that life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. Many of us find ourselves rushing from place to place, planning all the things we need to do and never having time to appreciate the beauty around us. Or we allow the special moments with family, friends, or our experiences […]

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Published: 26 Aug 2015 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme, Stories of Hope

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