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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.

Video Interview – Fast Facts from Karger: Breast Cancer and Social Stigma

Abeda Steenkamp, breast cancer Survivor and social worker at CANSA, was interviewed and shares her views on breast cancer and social stigma…

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Published: 25 Oct 2022
Updated: 27 Oct 2022
Categories: CANSA Highlights, CANSA Webinars, Types of cancer, Women's Health

Cape Argus Facebook Live – Get Educated About Breast Cancer – 27 October 2022

Watch video recording – Dr Francois Malherbe, Head of Breast and Surgical Endocrine Unit Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, and Lucy Balona (CANSA) discussed breast cancer on Facebook…

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Published: 25 Oct 2022
Updated: 27 Oct 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Highlights, CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Women's Health

Seminar: Unpacking the Implications of Constitutional Guarantees on the Right to Health for Cancer Patients

CANSA / Cancer Alliance invites you to a seminar on 6 October 2022 “Unpacking the Implications of Constitutional Guarantees on the Right to Health for Cancer Patients”…

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Published: 25 Sep 2022
Updated: 7 Oct 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer

Men Supporting Men Support Group with Xylon van Eyck – 23 July 2022

CANSA invites male cancer patients and survivors to join our next support group meeting via Zoom.  We are excited that our speaker will be Xylon van Eyck, cancer survivor and Ironman athlete, sharing his journey and how he overcomes challenges…

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Published: 21 Jul 2022
Updated: 28 Jul 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health

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: 11 Jul 2022
Updated: 19 Jul 2022
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars

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
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
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
Updated: 24 Jun 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men'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
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
Updated: 18 Mar 2022
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, Women's Health

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
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
Updated: 13 Dec 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars

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

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
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
Updated: 21 Dec 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Women's Health

CANSA Speaks – Facebook Session Protect Our Next

View recording: Dr Sithembile Ngidi, oncologist wraps up Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Lorraine Govender from CANSA shared information on where to go for help and support, and discussed how the new Tobacco Control Bill will better protect our health…

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Published: 29 Oct 2021
Updated: 3 Nov 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, No-Tobacco Campaign, Women's Health

CANSA Speaks – The Mercury Facebook Session “Overcoming a Breast Cancer Diagnosis”

Join The Mercury Facebook Session on Saturday, 30 October (08:00) where Kim Gillot, breast cancer Thriver and CANSA Volunteer, chats to Cara Noble (CANSA) about overcoming a breast cancer diagnosis…

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Published: 28 Oct 2021
Updated: 2 Nov 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Women's Health

CANSA Speaks – Saturday Star Facebook Session “Living with Breast Cancer”

View Interview – which took place on Tuesday, 26 October 2021 (14:00), via Saturday Star Facebook for session regarding “Living with Breast Cancer” with Lorraine Govender (CANSA) and Marisa Louw, breast cancer Survivor…

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Published: 25 Oct 2021
Updated: 28 Oct 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Women's Health

CANSA Speaks – Pretoria News Facebook Session “Breast Cancer Awareness”

Join us via Facebook live on Thursday, 28 October 2021 (15:00), where Cara Noble (CANSA) chats with Kim Gillot (CANSA volunteer and breast cancer thriver) about breast cancer awareness and living with breast cancer…

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Published: 25 Oct 2021
Updated: 29 Oct 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Women's Health

CANSA Speaks – Cape Times Facebook Session “Breast Cancer in Men”

Join Cape Times in conversation with Kim Gillot, breast cancer thriver and CANSA volunteer, Bobby Were, who is living with breast cancer on Facebook on Thursday 28 October 2021 (14:00). Male breast cancer is a rare cancer that forms in the breast tissue of men. Although breast cancer occurs more commonly in women, it does occur in men as well. Unfortunately men with breast cancer are often diagnosed too late…

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Published: 25 Oct 2021
Updated: 29 Oct 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Men's Health

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