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CANSA Webinars

CANSA is hosting various cancer awareness sessions, round table discussions and events online, in a bid to make educational information and support more easily available to the public.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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