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Zoom – CANSA Netcare Virtual National Support Group Meeting – 24 July 2021

Theme: Dietary tips – managing side effects of cancer treatment and staying healthy. The good, the bad and the ugly of your eating habits…

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Published: 21 Jul 2021 | Last Updated: 26 Jul 2021
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Dietary Tips, I have Cancer

Webinar Recording: Cancer Patients and COVID-19 Vaccination

CANSA and the SANCDA arranged a webinar session about cancer patients and the COVID vaccine. The panel of presenters included two oncology experts sharing current recommendations and information, Dr Zainab Mohamed, Head Clinical Unit, Radiation Oncology Groote Schuur Hospital / University of Cape Town and Dr Ria David,  a medical oncologist and specialist physician from Oncocare.

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Published: 7 Jul 2021 | Last Updated: 16 Jul 2021
Categories: Advocacy, Beyond Diagnosis & Treatment, CANSA Highlights, CANSA Webinars, I have Cancer

“Be with You” Pendants to Support Loved Ones Going Through Treatment

The “Be with You” pendants can be given to a loved one going through cancer treatment, by a husband or wife, or family to grandparents, or a friend to a friend or partner to partner, so that they know you are thinking of them. Due to COVID, loved ones often aren’t able to be with cancer patients when they need it most, and this pendant is a tangible reminder that you are there in heart and mind. A percentage from the sale of each pendant will be given to CANSA…

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Published: 30 Jun 2021 | Last Updated: 2 Jul 2021
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Highlights, I have Cancer, Men's Health, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners, Women's Health

Recording Zoom – Launch CANSA Netcare Virtual National Support Group

The CANSA Netcare Virtual National Support Group for cancer patients and caregivers was launched on Saturday, 26 June 2021…

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Published: 23 Jun 2021 | Last Updated: 26 Jul 2021
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, I have Cancer

Webinar: Importance of Counselling and Support when Living with Cancer

Join Evy Michalopoulos from Machi Filotimo Cancer Project who is hosting a webinar regarding the importance of counselling and support when living with cancer, featuring CANSA’s Service Manager: Psycho Social Support, Gretchen Minnaar.

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Published: 21 Jun 2021 | Last Updated: 24 Jun 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, I have Cancer

Webinar – QUIT the Vaping Lies!

No more ‘nicoteens’! The truth about smoking, vaping and nicotine and our youth. We discuss the health impacts of e-cigarettes and new research in South Africa that creates cause for concern. Young voices share their perspectives on the e-cigarette lures and pressures they experience. Will the new Tobacco Control Bill be in time to stem the damage?

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Published: 11 Jun 2021 | Last Updated: 21 Jun 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, No-Tobacco Campaign

Webinar – COVID-19 and the Tobacco Political and Health Economy

The International Confederation of Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) Research Associations (ICARA) in collaboration with the Department of Psychology at the University of Johannesburg and the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit of the South African Medical Research Council invite you to a webinar titled: COVID-19 and the Tobacco Political and Health Economy. Experts present local and international learnings during COVID-19, looking at changes in smoking behaviour, as well as the pandemic’s impact on the sale and consumption of tobacco products. We examine Tobacco Industry marketing and policy interference during the COVID-19 pandemic. Could strong tobacco legislation make a difference?

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Published: 25 May 2021 | Last Updated: 4 Jun 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, No-Tobacco Campaign

Webinar – World No Tobacco Day 2021 #CommitToQuit

As we mark this annual milestone day, we hear from the National Department of Health, the World Health Organisation (WHO), civil society organisations, medical and nursing associations on what is being done to turn the tide on tobacco harm in South Africa.

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Published: 20 May 2021 | Last Updated: 11 Jun 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, No-Tobacco Campaign

Vera SA Ostomy Underwear a Proud Partner of CANSA

Vera SA is excited to announce their recent partnership with CANSA and the inclusion of Vera’s ostomy men and women’s underwear range for stoma wearers (colostomy, urostomy or ileostomy) at CANSA Care Centres in Pretoria, Bloemfontein, Durban, and Cape Town. Vera SA is giving CANSA 25% of sales done through CANSA.

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Published: 17 May 2021 | Last Updated: 9 Jul 2021
Categories: CANSA Bloemfontein Care Centre, CANSA Cape Metro Care Centre, CANSA Durban Care Centre, CANSA Pretoria Care Centre, I have Cancer, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners

Webinar Tobacco Control Conversations – Quit Money Smoke & Mirrors!

We examine the real cost of tobacco to South Africa’s economy, and our nation’s health. How do we turn the tide on tobacco harm and curb tobacco industry interference with policy and society at large? This webinar is part of a series of Tobacco Control Conversations on key issues during May and June. Follow @protectournext on social channels, or go to www.protectournext.co.za for more…

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Published: 13 May 2021 | Last Updated: 21 May 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, No-Tobacco Campaign

Let’s Get Chatty About Melanoma Awareness & Skin Cancer Screening

Join Evy Michalopoulos from our partner organisation, Machi Filotimo Cancer project with guest presenter, CANSA’s National Relationship Manager Services and TLC, Cara Noble via Zoom on Wednesday, 12 May 2021 at 15:00 to chat about Melanoma Awareness and Skin Cancer Screening.

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Published: 11 May 2021 | Last Updated: 19 May 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, SunSmart

Webinar – Inequities to Access Cancer Medicines in South Africa

Webinar – Inequities to Access Cancer Medicines in South Africa 18 May 2021 – hosted by UKZN and World Health Organisation Collaboration Centre (WHO CC)….

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Published: 11 May 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, I have Cancer

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: 21 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: 9 Jul 2021
Categories: CANSA 90th Anniversary, 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
Categories: Get involved

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 your interest in volunteering for CANSA. We’re always excited to welcome new volunteers into the CANSA family! With the incidence of cancer rising in our country, the demand for our services is far greater than our hardworking staff team can manage. Our volunteers are therefore the backbone and lifeblood […]

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Published: 8 Apr 2021 | Last Updated: 24 May 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

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