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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.

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 | Last 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 | Last 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 | Last 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 | Last 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 | Last 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 | Last 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 | Last 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 | Last 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 | Last 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 | Last Updated: 29 Oct 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Men's Health

African Cancer Institute | Cancer Lecture Series Invitation – Breast Cancer

21 October 2021 – Topic: Breast Cancer: Cellular Transitions, Overcoming Clinical Challenges and its Psychological Impact…

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Published: 20 Oct 2021 | Last Updated: 22 Oct 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Notice Board, Women's Health

National Virtual CANSA Netcare Support Group – 23 October 2021

View Support Group Session held on Saturday, 23 Oct 2021 from 10:00 – 11:30. Topic: Management and Care after a Mastectomy….

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Published: 20 Oct 2021 | Last Updated: 28 Oct 2021
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Women's Health

Weekend Argus Facebook Live Interview: Breast Cancer

View interview – Weekend Argus Facebook Page @WeekendArgus which took place on Wednesday, 20 October 2021 at 14:00 when Cara Noble (CANSA) discussed breast cancer awareness and how women could take ownership of their health…

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Published: 19 Oct 2021 | Last Updated: 28 Oct 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Women's Health

The Bright Side Film – and Zoom Discussion for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the moving Irish film The Bright Side, about a stand-up comedian diagnosed with breast cancer, will be screened online and free at the European Film Festival from 14 to 24 October 2021. In partnership with CANSA, the festival will also host a free online discussion event on 19 October 2021…

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Published: 18 Oct 2021 | Last Updated: 20 Oct 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, I have Cancer, Women's Health

Webinar – Talking Stoma on World Ostomy Day

On Saturday, 2 October 2021, World Ostomy Day, CANSA hosted an informative webinar with experts in this field discussing topics ranging from care, intimacy, underwear, nutrition to support, as well as CANSA’s stoma service offering and Tele Stoma counselling…

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Published: 28 Sep 2021 | Last Updated: 8 Oct 2021
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health, Women's Health

Zoom – CANSA Netcare Virtual National Support Group Meeting – 25 September 2021

The National Virtual CANSA Netcare Support Group took place on Saturday, 25 September 2021, where Sandy Lewis of Netcare discussed ‘Mental Resilience during Cancer’- recording available…

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Published: 14 Sep 2021 | Last Updated: 5 Oct 2021
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer

Cancer Alliance Webinar – The Cost of Cancer: Where to from Here?

Please join us as we launch the latest report from the Cancer Alliance, forecasting the cost of cancer by 2030 and unpacking solutions to the crisis that faces us. The webinar’s focus is on discussing the research results and comments from various roleplayers. We certainly now need solutions and cannot afford talking about our problems any longer. It is time to ReThink-ReDesign-ReEngineer cancer services in South Africa. The time is now…

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Published: 2 Sep 2021 | Last Updated: 28 Sep 2021
Categories: About Cancer, Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, Notice Board

Zoom – CANSA Netcare Virtual National Support Group Meeting – 28 August 2021

The National Virtual CANSA Netcare Support Group via Zoom took place on Saturday, 28 August 2021, 10:00 to 11:15. Topic: Mindful movement to help combat fatigue and restore wellbeing – Mia Steyn – recording available…

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Published: 20 Aug 2021 | Last Updated: 5 Oct 2021
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, Beyond Diagnosis & Treatment, CANSA Webinars, I have Cancer

Webinar – What the CANSA Seal of Recognition Can Offer You

An information session was hosted about our CANSA Seal of Recognition Smart Choice programme and to find out how to lower the cancer risk. The programme has been revitalised to further benefit you by helping to educate to make smart, informed choices when purchasing products and to help lower cancer risk…

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Published: 5 Aug 2021 | Last Updated: 13 Aug 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, CANSA's Seal of Recognition

CANSA Webinar: Lung Cancer – Our Voice Our Story

Webinar Recording: Patients and caregivers sharing their viewpoints about overcoming lung cancer…

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Published: 4 Aug 2021 | Last Updated: 13 Aug 2021
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, I have Cancer, Men's Health, No-Tobacco Campaign, Women's Health

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: 13 Aug 2021
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Dietary Tips, I have Cancer

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