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Webinar Tobacco Control Conversations – Quit Stalling

As part of CANSA’s advocacy efforts related to the Tobacco Control Bill and protecting South Africans from tobacco harm, you can join a webinar next week Tuesday 11 May at 15:00 hosted by #ProtectourNext of which CANSA is a major partner. CANSA’s National Manager : Health Promotion, Lorraine Govender is part of the presenting panel.

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Published: 7 May 2021 | Last Updated: 7 May 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, No-Tobacco Campaign

Gary Rom Gives Back to Survivors in Style for CANSA’s 90th

CANSA is excited to be partnering with Gary Rom Hairdressing to celebrate 90 years of fighting cancer through research, education and support. Gary Rom is giving back to CANSA Survivors in style by offering 90 cancer survivors the Gary Rom hair experience at salons countrywide. #HairTellsAStory #CANSA90

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Published: 5 May 2021 | Last Updated: 6 May 2021
Categories: CANSA Highlights, Media Releases & News, Our Corporate Social Investment Partners

Mobilising Support for Patent Law Reform Webinar 29 April 2021

Mobilising support for patent law reform Webinar 29 April 2021…

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Published: 22 Apr 2021 | Last Updated: 6 May 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars

Holistic Health – Detecting Ovarian Cancer SAFM Interview

A Pap smear cannot detect Ovarian Cancer. How then is it detected? What do we know and need to learn about this cancer? Guest speaker: Professor Michael Herbst CANSA Health Specialist  

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Published: 22 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Women's Health

3rd Happy Hour Xchange with SANDCA

The South African Non Communicable Disease Alliance (SANDCA) will host the 3rd Happy Hour Xchange on Thursday, 22 April 2021 at 18:00 focussing on ‘Disability, Down Syndrome and COVID-19’.

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Published: 21 Apr 2021 | Last Updated: 5 May 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars

Why Not Have the Kindest Haircut to Benefit Cancer Survivors?

Have you ever felt a sense of regret on watching your beautiful locks, which took you so long to grow, being swept up off the hairdressing salon’s floor? Well, did you know that those very locks can be used to create much-needed wigs for cancer patients? When my friend, Kathy Tinney, decided she wanted to […]

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Published: 20 Apr 2021 | Last Updated: 4 May 2021
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The Journey of a Ponytail to Becoming a CANSA Wig for a Cancer Patient

Special thanks to Tymeless Hair & Wigs for making up wigs for CANSA. See wig making process…

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Published: 9 Apr 2021 | Last Updated: 4 May 2021
Categories: Get involved

New Volunteer Applications

Dear Potential Volunteer Thank you for offering your time to volunteer for us. The incidence of cancer is rising and so we appreciate more South Africans becoming actively involved in the fight against cancer. We’re always excited to welcome new volunteers into our CANSA family! Volunteers help us to care and make our communities a […]

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Published: 8 Apr 2021 | Last Updated: 9 Apr 2021
Categories: Become a Volunteer, Volunteers Inspire

Let’s Get Chatty About CANSA Stoma Care

Watch the webinar with Evy Michalopoulos from Filotimo Cancer Project and her guest, Adele Burger from CANSA where we will be chatting about: CANSA’s Colorectal Cancer campaign Stoma Consultation Line Home visits to Stoma patients for their first assessment after op Assistance to medical aid and non-medical aid clients and touching on Home-Based Care  

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Published: 6 Apr 2021 | Last Updated: 8 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Men's Health, Women's Health

SANCDA Host Second Happy Hour Xchange

The South African Non-Communicable Disease Alliance (SANCDA) hosted the 2nd Happy Hour Xchange on Thursday, 8 April 2021 at 18:00. Dr Vicki will be Xchanging with Dr Waasila Jassat about COVID-19 in South Africa and NCDs – surfing for survival and surfing the waves, including the 3rd wave expected from the end of April. Dr Waasila is a Public Health Specialist (National Institute for Communicable Diseases – NICD). In part 2, Dr Murray Dryden and Caroline Mudara from NICD are discussing long COVID-19 in South Africa, including how it differs from chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).

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Published: 31 Mar 2021 | Last Updated: 9 Apr 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars

Let’s Get Chatty About How to Support a Friend who has Cancer

Our partner, Evy Michalopoulos at Filotimo Cancer Project, and CANSA’s Prof Michael Herbst chatted via Zoom on Wednesday, 17 March at 15h00 about how to support friends or a loved one with cancer.

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Published: 17 Mar 2021 | Last Updated: 18 Mar 2021
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer

SANCDA Host First Happy Hour Xchange

The South African Non-Communicable Disease Alliance (SANCDA) announced the first NCD’s Happy Hour Xchange on Thursday 18 March 2021 at 18:00 to discuss COVID-19 in South Africa, exploring the risk and priority of comorbidities as we enter the second year, preparing for the second phase of vaccinations, and preparing for the third wave.

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Published: 17 Mar 2021 | Last Updated: 31 Mar 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars

CANSA Social Workers Make a Meaningful Difference

CANSA wishes all our social workers a very happy World Social Work Day! This day is celebrated each year in March to recognise the hard work, dedication and important role that social workers play in the lives of vulnerable families and communities. Thank you to each and every one of you who make a difference in the lives of our patients, and their loved ones, on a daily basis.

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Published: 15 Mar 2021 | Last Updated: 15 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Highlights, Work for CANSA

Royale SA Pomegranate Oil Aftercare Serum

Eleven percent of the proceeds from the sale of Royale SA’s Pomegranate Oil Aftercare Serum will be donated to CANSA until December 2021.

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Published: 8 Mar 2021 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Non-Edible Consumer Goods Category, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners

18 Ponytails for Duncan

My son, Duncan Clark, (one of twins) was 18 and had osteosarcoma in his left knee leading to a knee replacement. He passed away on the 18th January 2016 and was in ward 18 in Clinton Clinic. On the 18th January 2021 it was 5 years since he passed away and I specifically grew my […]

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Published: 19 Feb 2021
Categories: Get involved

Let’s Get Chatty About Childhood Cancer Awareness

As part of International Childhood Cancer Awareness Day in February, please join Evy Michalopoulos from Filotimo Cancer Project and her guests, CANSA’s Cara Noble and Vera van Dalen from our CANSA Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) team via Zoom for a chat around childhood cancer…

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Published: 10 Feb 2021 | Last Updated: 17 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme

Palliative Care within the Univeral Health Coverage Arena Webinar

Presented by Prof Michael Herbst, CANSA’s Health Specialist Consultant along with his guest panel, join us for this very informative session on palliative care.

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Published: 12 Dec 2020 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars

CANSA Volunteer Info Session – Are You Ready To Join Us

International Volunteers Day is celebrated annually on 5 December to give thanks to volunteers, globally, who selflessly give of themselves to uplift communities and organisations. The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) hosted a virtual information session via Facebook for any new volunteers to find out how they can participate and actively take part in CANSA programmes.

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Published: 2 Dec 2020 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Media Releases & News, Volunteers Inspire

Cape Times in Conversation with John Owens and Prostate Cancer Survivor via Facebook – 30 November 2020

Join the Cape Times in conversation with CANSA Ambassador and former Mr South Africa, John Owens, with David Pasipanodya, a prostate cancer Survivor and author of ‘Winning Attitudes’ via Facebook 30 November 16:00

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Published: 27 Nov 2020 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, I have Cancer, Men's Health

Men’s Health Round Table via Facebook Live – 30 November 2020

Men’s Health Round Table via Facebook Live – 30 November 2020 2pm with Cara Noble (social worker and CANSA National Relationship Manager Service), Dr Michele Vanzaghi (medical doctor diagnosed with testicular cancer during lockdown) and David Lucas (prostate cancer Survivor).

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Published: 27 Nov 2020 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Men's Health

3rd Virtual Five Roses Cuppa For CANSA

Join us for our 3rd and final Summer virtual Cuppa For CANSA Tea Party, hosted by Rozanne McKenzie (news anchor, presenter, MC, actress and voiceover artist) and proudly sponsored by Five Roses Tea!

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Published: 6 Nov 2020 | Last Updated: 26 Feb 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars

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