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Webinar Series – U.S. Chamber and CANSA on Strengthening Health Systems for Cancer Care

On International Cancer Survivors’ Day 2022, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) announced a series of webinars bringing together public and private sector participants (industry representatives, think tanks, academicians, researchers). The first webinar in the series will take place on 14 July 2022…

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Published: 23 Jun 2022 | Last Updated: 24 Jun 2022
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Highlights, CANSA Webinars

CANSA Vacancy – Care Home General Assistant (Bloemfontein)

CANSA is looking to recruit a suitable candidate in the position of CANSA Olea Katleho Care Home General Assistant (Bloemfontein) and invites competent and qualified persons to apply for the following position. Purpose of the Job: The Care Home General Assistant provides and coordinates individualised care and resources to cancer patients within the Care Home. […]

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Published: 21 Jun 2022
Categories: Work for CANSA

CANSA Vacancy – Care Home General Assistant (Athlone)

CANSA is looking to recruit a suitable candidate in the position of CANSA Eikehof Care Home General Assistant (Athlone) and invites competent and qualified persons to apply for the following position. Purpose of the Job: The Care Home General Assistant provides and coordinates individualised care and resources to cancer patients within the Care Home. Care […]

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Published: 21 Jun 2022
Categories: Work for CANSA

Col’Cacchio supports the fight against cancer

CANSA is an organisation close to Fatima Sydow’s heart. That’s why R5 from every Col’Cacchio’s denning pizza sold will be donated to CANSA in support of the fight against cancer in South Africa.

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Published: 4 Jun 2022 | Last Updated: 6 Jun 2022
Categories: Our Cause Related Marketing Partners

Melanoma Patient Webinar

Recording available – ‘Let’s get under the skin of melanoma – mutation matters’. Exploring testing, early diagnosis and treatment…

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Published: 2 Jun 2022 | Last Updated: 14 Jun 2022
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Men's Health, SunSmart, Women's Health

Cancer Webinar with Bounti – Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Recording available: #CANSASmartChoice partner bounti (a Discovery Vitality partner) and Lisa Raleigh hosted webinar focused living a cancer preventative lifestyle, coping during the cancer journey and supporting those in remission…

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Published: 25 May 2022 | Last Updated: 7 Jun 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, Beyond Diagnosis & Treatment, CANSA Webinars, I have Cancer

CANSA Men Supporting Men Cancer Support group – 28 May 2022

Join the CANSA Men Supporting Men Cancer Support group on 28 May 2022 | 09:00-10:00

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Published: 23 May 2022 | Last Updated: 24 Jun 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health

CANSA Celebrates Our Nurses on International Nurses’ Day 2022

The 12th of May 2022 is International Nurses’ Day! CANSA thanks all our nurses for their dedicated and passionate work and would like to recognise the valuable and important role they play in our organisation, and the positive impact they make on cancer patients, caregivers and loved ones…

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Published: 12 May 2022 | Last Updated: 19 May 2022
Categories: Work for CANSA

The Breast Mom’s Breast Bag to Benefit CANSA

CANSA will receive 6% of the sales from each breast bag…

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Published: 28 Mar 2022 | Last Updated: 30 Mar 2022
Categories: Our Cause Related Marketing Partners, Women's Health

Men Supporting Men Support Group for Cancer Patients – 19 March 2022

Male cancer patients finally have the opportunity to meet each other and share in a safe space. Male cancer patients are invited to join the next support group meeting via Zoom: Saturday, 19 March 2022…

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Published: 17 Mar 2022 | Last Updated: 22 Mar 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health

Join Online High-Level Panel Event on International HPV Awareness Day (4 March 2022)

IPVS hosted a live, multi-disciplinary, interactive panel event to explore the challenges and opportunities in relation to the prevention of HPV-related cancers. Global key opinion leaders addressed specific HPV vaccination topics that would in turn strengthen strategies to realize the global cervical cancer elimination goal and reduce all types of HPV-related cancer. View recording….

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Published: 4 Mar 2022 | Last Updated: 18 Mar 2022
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, Women's Health

World Social Work Day 2022 at CANSA

World Social Work Day is celebrated across the world on the third Tuesday in March, this year on the 15th March 2022. We celebrate and thank our CANSA social worker team who are working tirelessly to support cancer patients and their loved ones…

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Published: 9 Feb 2022 | Last Updated: 8 Apr 2022
Categories: Work for CANSA

Webinar – World Cancer Day Patient and Caregiver Forum (3 February 2022)

Cancer is a debilitating disease and can place an enormous physical, emotional, social, and financial burden on the people providing long-term, continuous care for affected patients. Join us for our third online webinar, in recognition of World Cancer Day in February. Brought to you by Novartis, Rare Diseases South Africa (RDSA), in association with CANSA, The Breast Health Foundation and Meta Buddies, would like to invite all caregivers, patients and those advocating to bridge the gap for patient care to join us as we discuss these challenges…

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Published: 23 Jan 2022 | Last Updated: 4 Feb 2022
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

CANSA & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Host Virtual Discussion: Importance Early Cancer Screening and Detection

Recording available: CANSA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce held a Virtual Discussion ‘Investment in Cancer: Opportunities to Support Patients and Drive Economic Recovery through Early Detection’ on 7 December 2021. The event will took place under the theme of Universal Health Coverage Day (UHC Day) ‘Leave No One’s Health Behind: Invest in Health Systems for All’. The discussion focussed on the partnership potential of all stakeholders to positively impact the health of the South African workforce and their families by increasing their access to cancer screenings. Speakers also discussed the impact of COVID-19 on cancer care, and how investment in cancer screenings can drive economic recovery and resiliency…

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Published: 9 Dec 2021 | Last Updated: 13 Dec 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars

CANSA 90th Messages of Appreciation from Staff & Volunteers

First opening its doors in 1931, CANSA has continued to evolve to meet the needs of cancer patients and loved ones throughout the years and we could not have done so without our amazing staff and volunteers! Special thanks to each and every staff member and volunteer…

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Published: 6 Dec 2021 | Last Updated: 2 Jan 2022
Categories: CANSA 90th Anniversary, CANSA Care Centres, Volunteers Inspire, Work for CANSA

Launch – Men Supporting Men Support Group for Cancer Patients

Male cancer patients finally have the opportunity to meet each other and share in a safe space. Male cancer patients are invited to join the first support group meeting via Zoom on Saturday, 27 November 2021 at 9:00 to 10:30….

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Published: 26 Nov 2021 | Last Updated: 6 Dec 2021
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health

Zoom Panel Discussion – Let’s Get Real about Men and Prostate Cancer

CANSA hosted a Zoom panel discussion on 18 November 2021 ‘Let’s Get Real about Men and Prostate Cancer’…

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Published: 17 Nov 2021 | Last Updated: 24 Nov 2021
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, I have Cancer, Men's Health, Types of cancer

The Silk Lady Headwrap Series to Benefit CANSA

R10 per product of the silk headwrap series (silk headwrap, turban, sleep cap) and R7 per silk pillowcase sold, will be donated to CANSA…

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Published: 11 Nov 2021 | Last Updated: 9 Dec 2021
Categories: Our Cause Related Marketing Partners, Women's Health

Webinar – Talking Lung Cancer 11 November 2021

A round table discussion via Zoom took place on Thursday, 11 November 2021, featuring a cancer patient; Dr Poovan Govender, Oncologist, and a palliative care nurse, Zodwa Sithole (CANSA Head of Advocacy), and caregiver, Christa Matthee – recording now available…

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Published: 9 Nov 2021 | Last Updated: 16 Nov 2021
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, No-Tobacco Campaign, Types of cancer

Zoom “Conversations with Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer”

CANSA and metastatic breast cancer Survivors held a chat via Zoom about coping with metastatic breast cancer on Thursday, 4 November 2021…

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Published: 2 Nov 2021 | Last Updated: 21 Dec 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Women's Health

Fighting Cancer Together with Motsepe Foundation

In late October 2021, CANSA was thrilled to be presented with a generous donation, of R1 million from the Motsepe Foundation, at the African Fashion International opening function held in Gauteng…

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Published: 31 Oct 2021 | Last Updated: 9 Dec 2021
Categories: About CANSA, CANSA 90th Anniversary, Media Releases & News, Our Corporate Social Investment Partners

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