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My Cancer is Not Me – Mrs SA Princess and Mrs Globe Hopeful Noeline Rajbally Shares her Story

Shortly before the 2023 Dallmayr Mrs South Africa Grand Finale and crowning event held in November last year, contestant Noeline Rajbally received shocking news: the lump in her breast was a tumour. “I don’t intend to let cancer define me, but I want to use my experience to raise awareness and help women not only on their health journey, but in their lives in general.”

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Published: 28 February 2024
Updated: 29 February 2024
Categories: CANSA Highlights, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners, Stories of Hope

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: 20 February 2024
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, About Cancer, Advocacy, CANSA Highlights, 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

Tharika M Health Support CANSA Breast Cancer Awareness with BPA and Lead Free Glass Water Bottles Plus Recipes

Tharika M Health Wellness Centre are supporting CANSA’s Breast Cancer Awareness campaign by selling BPA and lead free glass water bottles, including infusion recipes inside, and giving 10 % of the proceeds per bottle to CANSA. Tharika M Health have not forgotten the men, and blue bottles are also available…

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Published: 30 October 2023
Updated: 30 October 2023
Categories: Fundraising Events & Projects, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners, Women'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

Earth Water Investments – Electronic Dispenser Stands for Sunscreen / Water Benefit CANSA

Earth Water Investment’s electronic dispenser stands for sunscreen and water, will be sold for R1 200 and 20% will be donated to CANSA for each unit sold. Units may be branded by schools, companies and organisations…

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Published: 11 September 2023
Categories: Fundraising Events & Projects, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners

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

Sox Footwear Collaborates with CANSA Active – Socks and UV Protective Sleeves

Sox Footwear and CANSA Active have joined forces in an exciting collaboration aimed at promoting an active, healthy, balanced lifestyle while raising awareness and funds for CANSA’s fight against cancer in South Africa. The collaboration features a range of CANSA Active socks and UV 50+ protective sleeve designs that are available for purchase online…

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Published: 2 June 2023
Updated: 2 June 2023
Categories: Fundraising Events & Projects, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners

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

CANSA Service Spotlight – Lorraine Govender (National Manager: Health Promotion)

Lorraine Govender CANSA National Manager: Health Promotion shares what she loves about her job and her role in advocating for tobacco control in South Africa on behalf of CANSA…

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Published: 30 May 2023
Updated: 4 July 2023
Categories: Advocacy, No-Tobacco Campaign, Work for CANSA

Hero SA – Refuse Bags (Mega Saver – Drawstring) in Aid of CANSA

Hero SA is committed to making a difference in creating awareness around cancer and early detection, and offers a product that every household needs. If each family could buy Hero SA Mega Saver Drawstring Refuse Bags, they could help raise awareness of cancer and provide support to loved ones and cancer patients, as CANSA will receive 10c per bag sold.

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Published: 29 May 2023
Updated: 2 June 2023
Categories: Our Cause Related Marketing Partners

CANSA Ask The Expert Virtual Support Group – 26 April 2023

Join our virtual support group – on 26 April 2023 – where guest speaker, Dr Kerry-Ann Louw discusses depression and anxiety.

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Published: 21 April 2023
Updated: 30 May 2023
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health, Women's Health

CANSA Partners with Capital Legacy

CANSA has partnered with Capital Legacy, South Africa’s largest wills and estate specialists, to help more people get their valid wills in place…

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Published: 20 April 2023
Updated: 29 September 2023
Categories: Fundraising Events & Projects, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners

CANSA Service Spotlight – Sr Vlooi Venter and Stoma Department on World Ostomy Day

Sr Vlooi Venter is CANSA’s Clinical Support and Stoma Manager. She says,”It can take a while to adapt to living with a stoma, this is not an easy process, so it is important to seek guidance and educate yourself and loved ones. Taking a new ostomate’s hand, who is about to give up on life, and easing their anxiety by walking alongside them teaching them about life with a stoma and stoma products, until they feel they have regained their independence and will to live is immensely satisfying”…

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Published: 20 March 2023
Updated: 15 February 2024
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health, Women's Health, Work for CANSA

Knowledge for Life: CANSA Unveils Podcast Series For #GivingTuesday

In a significant step towards community education, CANSA introduces a podcast series sharing helpful insights into lowering the cancer risk and care. This initiative underlines CANSA’s commitment to educating the public with knowledge that can make a difference in the fight against cancer…

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Published: 22 February 2023
Updated: 29 February 2024
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, About Cancer, Advocacy, Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Highlights, CANSA on the Move for the Youth, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, Caregiving and Cancer, Environment, I have Cancer, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, No Alcohol, No-Tobacco Campaign, Our Corporate Social Investment Partners, SunSmart, Women's Health, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

Webinar – Interventions for Adolescents and Young Adults Living with Cancer by CANSA TLC

Webinar – RECORDING available: Learn about the web-based interventions and resources CANSA TLC will offer to help build resilience for young adults to cope with cancer. The objective is to address the specific unique needs of adolescents and young adults, when diagnosed with cancer…

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Published: 13 February 2023
Updated: 30 March 2023
Categories: CANSA on the Move for the Youth, CANSA Webinars, CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme, Men's Health, Women's Health

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