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CANSA Vacancy – Care Home General Assistant (Cape Town)

The Cancer Association of South Africa has a vacancy for the following position: Care Home General Assistant.  Position Details: Permanent position based at CANSA Eikehof Care Home in Athlone Provide and coordinate individualised care and resources to cancer patients within the Care Home Duties also include administration, cooking, providing meals, cleaning, basic wound care, stoma […]

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Published: 30 May 2024
Updated: 30 May 2024
Categories: Work for CANSA

Cancer Webinar Series – A Graveyard View: Tobacco and Lung Cancer (28 May 2024)

The fourth instalment of this webinar series addressing “A graveyard view: Tobacco and lung cancer” – 28 May, 09 00 to 11 30…

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Published: 27 May 2024
Updated: 4 June 2024
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA on the Move for the Youth, CANSA Webinars, Men's Health, Women's Health

CANSA Vacancy – Fundraiser (KwaZulu-Natal)

The Cancer Association of South Africa has a vacancy for the following position: Fundraiser Position Details: Permanent position based in Durban or Pietermaritzburg Fundraising/Income Generation through National Fundraising Projects and Special Events Volunteer Management Generic Details: Download pdf with job requirements & contact info here… Application Procedure: Please submit your Detailed CV and supporting documents […]

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Published: 23 May 2024
Updated: 23 May 2024
Categories: Work for CANSA

CANSA World Melanoma Day Webinar 2024

RECORDING AVAILABLE: ‘You can’t outrun the sun’, says Dr Donny Fick, general practitioner. Join guest speaker Dr Donny on our webinar to find out about the damaging effects of UV rays and what you can do to lower the skin cancer risk…

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Published: 16 May 2024
Updated: 3 June 2024
Categories: CANSA Highlights, CANSA Webinars, SunSmart

Cancer Webinar Series – Let us talk about two “odd ball” cancers: Non-Hodgkins lymphoma and Testicular cancer (23 April 2024)

The third instalment of this webinar series addressing “odd ball” cancers: Non-Hodgkins lymphoma and Testicular cancer.

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Published: 21 April 2024
Updated: 24 April 2024
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, About Cancer, Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, I have Cancer, Men's Health, Women's Health

CANSA Volunteer Vacancy – Male Volunteer Patient Navigators

CANSA is looking to recruit 5 x Male Volunteer Patient Navigators that will navigate and provide support to prostate cancer patients during their treatment journey at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital and post treatment. Patient navigators will provide 3 types of navigation: Physical navigation: Accompany, direct and/or guide prostate cancer patients to relevant testing and […]

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Published: 4 April 2024
Updated: 4 April 2024
Categories: Become a Volunteer, Work for CANSA

360Five Everyday Summer Fedora to Benefit CANSA & Promote Cancer Awareness

Fig Distribution will donate R15 from the sale of every 360Five Summer Fedora Hat sold, starting 1 April 2024.

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Published: 26 March 2024
Updated: 4 April 2024
Categories: Fundraising Events & Projects, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners

Life ID Wristband to Benefit CANSA

Life ID are donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of their Life ID Wristbands to CANSA. These wristbands allow for wearers to be easily identified in the event of an emergency, allowing for better first response by emergency medical services.

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Published: 26 March 2024
Updated: 3 April 2024
Categories: Fundraising Events & Projects, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners

CANSA Service Spotlight – Gerda Strauss

In the dynamic world of social work, Gerda Strauss embodies the essence of compassion and resilience. As the Head of Service Delivery at CANSA, her journey as a qualified Social Worker has been marked by a profound understanding of human behaviour and the significance of relationships in navigating life’s challenges.

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Published: 18 March 2024
Updated: 3 April 2024
Categories: Work for CANSA

South African Society Of Ostomates (SASS) Webinar – 27 March 2024

CANSA is proud to be part of the next South African Society Of Ostomates (SASS) virtual support group webinar taking place on the 27th of March 2024. 

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Published: 18 March 2024
Updated: 7 May 2024
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, CANSA's Holistic Cancer Care & Support, Cope with Cancer, Counselling & Support Groups, Men's Health, Support Groups, Women's Health

Cancer Webinar Series – Diagnosed With Cancer? What Are The Treatment Modalities (20 March 2024)

The second instalment of this webinar series addressing treatment modalities for cancer patients.

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Published: 18 March 2024
Updated: 26 March 2024
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, About Cancer, Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, I have Cancer, Men's Health, Women's Health

Cancer Webinar Series – A Fresh View of Cancer (27 Feb 2024)

The webinar series will launch on 27 February 2024 from 09 00 to 11 30. Topics covered during the series will include: what is cancer; cancer myths; metastatic nature of cancer; bypass of apoptotic process; risk factors; staging of cancer; relationship between staging and treatment…

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Published: 12 February 2024
Updated: 19 March 2024
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, About Cancer, Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, I have Cancer, Men's Health, Women's Health

Prostate Cancer – Unmasking The Silent Threat Webinar

Join us on Tuesday 21 November 2023 for an informative webinar about prostate cancer, which has become one of the most common cancers among men in South Africa.

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Published: 16 November 2023
Updated: 22 November 2023
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Men's Health

Dress Donation Brightens Lives of Women Affected by Cancer

In a remarkable display of true sisterhood, almost 1 000 ‘gently worn’ dresses have been donated by South African women to others who are struggling to cope with the hindering burden of cancer. 

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Published: 17 October 2023
Updated: 31 October 2023
Categories: Our Corporate Social Investment Partners, Women's Health

SICAD SA – Pink Masking Tape to Benefit CANSA

SICAD SA will be selling pink masking tape to benefit CANSA. 5% of the selling price per roll of Pink Masking Tape (Eurocel) will be donated to CANSA from October 2023, in order raise awareness of breast cancer.. Available in different sizes…

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Published: 11 September 2023
Updated: 2 October 2023
Categories: Fundraising Events & Projects, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners, Women's Health

CANSA Service Spotlight – Gavin Kester Service Manager CANSA Care Homes

As the Service Manager: CANSA Care Homes I am able, along with Care Home staff and volunteers to make a huge difference in so many cancer patients’ lives.  With our CANSA Care Homes we ensure that patients are given the opportunity to receive and complete their cancer treatment, which would not be possible if there were no place to stay close to treatment centres. It is always fulfilling when you see patients complete their treatment and give testimonies about how their stay at our Care Homes encouraged them….

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Published: 6 August 2023
Updated: 31 August 2023
Categories: Work for CANSA

CANSA World Lung Cancer Day Webinar

RECORDING and notes available: World Lung Cancer Day Webinar. Risk factors, a patient’s perspective, research regarding eCigarettes and how tobacco use impacts on youth were discussed…

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Published: 26 July 2023
Updated: 31 August 2023
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Men's Health, No-Tobacco Campaign, Women's Health

CANSA Service Spotlight – CANSA TLC Staff Working with Children and Teens Affected by Cancer

A few of our CANSA TLC staff share about the work they do to support children and teens with cancer, as well as their parents and loved ones…

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Published: 22 June 2023
Updated: 31 July 2023
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme, Work for CANSA

Wilderness to Wellness – A Journal for Women with Cancer to Benefit CANSA

CANSA will receive 20% of the profit from the sale of Wilderness to Wellness journals for women with cancer…

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Published: 22 June 2023
Updated: 23 June 2023
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, I have Cancer, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners, Women's Health

Love Shack SA Branded Cancer Awareness T-shirts & Mugs to Benefit CANSA

The Love Shack SA will donate R20 from the sale of every cancer awareness T-shirt sold, and R7,50 per standard mug and R9,50 per magic mug sold…

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Published: 2 June 2023
Updated: 2 June 2023
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme, Caregiving and Cancer, Fundraising Events & Projects, I have Cancer, No Alcohol, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners, Women's Health

Cancer Awareness Ribbons – Prestige Awards Joins Hands with CANSA

Prestige Awards manufactures these awareness ribbons using metal and coloured enamel paint, styled in the form of the looped ribbon. These are worn as a recognisable lapel pin and are a constant reminder of how important it is to remain vigilant about the early signs of a malignancy. For every ribbon sold, R2.00 will be donated to CANSA…

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Published: 1 June 2023
Updated: 2 June 2023
Categories: Our Cause Related Marketing Partners

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