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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 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

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

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

CANSA Service Spotlight – Lorraine Mamitwa (CANSA TLC Nicus Lodge Assistant)

Lorraine Mamitwa CANSA TLC Assistant shares about the work she does to support children with cancer and their parents…

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Published: 12 February 2023
Updated: 17 March 2023
Categories: CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme, Work for CANSA

CANSA Service Spotlight – Prof Michael Herbst (Health Specialist Consultant)

Prof Michael Herbst, a cancer survivor himself, has been with CANSA for 14 years and is currently the Health Specialist Consultant responsible for writing and collating CANSA’s Fact Sheets, as well as, sharing his knowledge and experience regarding various cancers with colleagues and the public through interviews, webinars, health talks and tele counselling.

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Published: 20 January 2023
Updated: 23 January 2023
Categories: Work for CANSA

CANSA Service Spotlight – Sr Anita Schomburg (Registered Nurse)

A Day in the Life of a Registered Nurse Tell me about yourself… I would describe myself as kind, chatty, easy-going, passionate, sensitive, organised, artistic and people orientated. I enjoy meeting new people and am a creative thinker who likes to find alternative solutions for problems. I had the great privilege to grow up as […]

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Published: 29 August 2022
Updated: 29 August 2022
Categories: Work for CANSA

CANSA Service Spotlight – Cisca Loggenberg (Service Coordinator)

A Day in the Life of a Service Coordinator Tell me about yourself… I am Cisca Loggenberg an it is my passion to work with people, especially cancer patients. What position are you in? I am the Service Coordinator at the CANSA Care Centre in Pretoria. How long have you been working for CANSA? I […]

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Published: 29 August 2022
Updated: 29 August 2022
Categories: Work for CANSA

CANSA Service Spotlight – Sr Farhara Goolamnabi (Registered Nurse)

A Day in the Life of a Registered Nurse at CANSA Tell me about yourself… My name is Farhara Goolamnabi. I am 28 years of age. I am a registered nurse who specialised in neonatal intensive care and infection control. I have 7 years of experience in working in the private sector. I think of […]

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Published: 29 August 2022
Updated: 29 August 2022
Categories: Work for CANSA

CANSA Celebrates Our Nurses on International Nurses’ Day 2022

The 12th of May 2022 is International Nurses’ Day! CANSA thanks all our nurses for their dedicated and passionate work and would like to recognise the valuable and important role they play in our organisation, and the positive impact they make on cancer patients, caregivers and loved ones…

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Published: 12 May 2022
Updated: 19 May 2022
Categories: Work for CANSA

World Social Work Day 2022 at CANSA

World Social Work Day is celebrated across the world on the third Tuesday in March, this year on the 15th March 2022. We celebrate and thank our CANSA social worker team who are working tirelessly to support cancer patients and their loved ones…

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Published: 9 February 2022
Updated: 8 April 2022
Categories: Work for CANSA

CANSA 90th Messages of Appreciation from Staff & Volunteers

First opening its doors in 1931, CANSA has continued to evolve to meet the needs of cancer patients and loved ones throughout the years and we could not have done so without our amazing staff and volunteers! Special thanks to each and every staff member and volunteer…

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Published: 6 December 2021
Updated: 2 January 2022
Categories: CANSA 90th Anniversary, CANSA Care Centres, Volunteers Inspire, Work for CANSA

CANSA Social Workers Make a Meaningful Difference

CANSA wishes all our social workers a very happy World Social Work Day! This day is celebrated each year in March to recognise the hard work, dedication and important role that social workers play in the lives of vulnerable families and communities. Thank you to each and every one of you who make a difference in the lives of our patients, and their loved ones, on a daily basis.

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Published: 15 March 2021
Updated: 2 July 2021
Categories: Work for CANSA

Interested in Becoming Part of the CANSA Team?

See our current vacancies under “Related Posts” to the right. For information regarding the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), click here. Submit Your Details & Queries to Our HR Department: Contact Zurina Coetzee Tel : 087 405 3163 Email : recruitment@cansa.org.za If you are unable to reach Zurina, please notify us at info@cansa.org.za or 0800 […]

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Published: 26 May 2012
Updated: 26 June 2023
Categories: Work for CANSA

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