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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.

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

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 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

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

Video: 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: 19 December 2022
Updated: 7 February 2023
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Men's Health, SunSmart, Women's Health

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 October 2022
Updated: 22 December 2022
Categories: 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 October 2022
Updated: 22 December 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, 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 September 2022
Updated: 7 October 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 July 2022
Updated: 28 July 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 July 2022
Updated: 19 July 2022
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars

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 June 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 June 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 March 2022
Updated: 22 March 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 March 2022
Updated: 18 March 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 January 2022
Updated: 23 January 2023
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer

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 December 2021
Updated: 13 December 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 November 2021
Updated: 6 December 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 November 2021
Updated: 24 November 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 November 2021
Updated: 16 November 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 November 2021
Updated: 21 December 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Women's Health

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