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CANSA Men Supporting Men Cancer Support group – 7 December 2022

Whytie de Witt will be sharing about his cancer journey…

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Published: 2 Dec 2022
Updated: 5 Dec 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Highlights, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health

Help Needed For CANSA Volunteers  

Can you help? We would love to be able to provide our volunteers with the tools they need to operate within their communities – be it with a laptop, smartphone, training and upskilling on computer software and social media platforms or assistance with mobile data so that they can, optimally, continue with their work for CANSA. We’re operating with a business model that relies on technology and it’s important for volunteers to be able to attend meetings, training, and supervision sessions online. So, we appeal to the public and corporates and invite them to show their community spirit by helping us with donations and sponsorships of these items to keep our volunteers active in the communities where they work…

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Published: 1 Dec 2022
Updated: 1 Dec 2022
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA Highlights, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Volunteers Inspire, Women's Health

Nia Africa Awarded CANSA Seal of Recognition

24 November 2022 – The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) is proud to announce its latest CANSA Seal of Recognition partner, Nia Africa, under the CANSA Smart Choice Physical Activity category. This holistic movement practice conditions the body, mind, and emotions through a blend of dance, martial arts, and healing arts encouraging a holistic, and […]

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Published: 22 Nov 2022
Updated: 23 Nov 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, CANSA's Seal of Recognition - Physical Activity Category, Media Releases & News

Vroeë Opsporing Speel ’n Belangrike Rol

English Media Release Gesondheidsbewustheidsmaand vir mans word wêreldwyd in November erken, met 19 November wat as die Internasionale dag vir Mans gevier word. Hierdie dag erken die positiewe waarde wat mans tot hul families en gemeenskappe bydra en skep bewustheid van mans se gesondheid en welstand. Die Kankervereniging van Suid-Afrika (KANSA) plaas die kollig op die […]

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Published: 14 Nov 2022
Categories: Media Releases & News, Men's Health

Early Detection Plays Key Role

Men’s Health Awareness month is recognised globally in November, with 19 November celebrated as International Men’s Day – a day recognising the positive value men bring to their families and communities and raise awareness with a focus on men’s health and wellbeing. CANSA highlights the importance of the top five leading cancers affecting men in South Africa and urges men to go for regular check-ups, not only during November, but throughout the year…

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Published: 3 Nov 2022
Updated: 14 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Highlights, Media Releases & News, Men's Health

Vodacom Bulls take on Cell C Sharks in Massive #GetYourPinkOn Clash – 30 October 2022

On Sunday 30 October 2022, the Vodacom Bulls as part their 10th year anniversary celebrate with Puma, their technical sponsor, and will host the third edition of the #GetYourPinkOn campaign. This one promises to be bigger and better than the previous two. With the support and full backing of Vodacom as well as the official broadcaster SuperSport, the Vodacom Bulls will stand united in the fight against breast cancer and support CANSA’s service to those affected by cancer… – GO PINK with the Vodacom Bulls and benefit from CANSA screening at the event, and get your hair sprayed PINK!….

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Published: 27 Oct 2022
Updated: 1 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News, 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 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

Breast Cancer Screening can Save Lives

Breast and cervical cancer have been identified as a national priority with increasing incidences occurring and CANSA urges women to go for annual health check-ups and screening to detect cancer early. Apart from non-melanoma skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women in South Africa with a lifetime risk of 1 in 27, according to the 2019 National Cancer Registry (NCR). There is growing concern that most women present with late-stage cancers, which makes for a difficult prognosis…

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Published: 17 Oct 2022
Updated: 17 Oct 2022
Categories: CANSA Highlights, Media Releases & News, Women's Health

Monarch & Rose Pink Catalogue Combo Gifts in Support of CANSA’s Women’s Health Campaign

Monarch & Rose are giving a percentage from the sale of their PINK catalogue combo gifts to CANSA in support of the Women’s Health Campaign while stock lasts…

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Published: 16 Oct 2022
Updated: 11 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Highlights, Fundraising Events & Projects, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners, Women's Health

SA’s Tobacco Control Bill Reaches Major Milestone on its Path to Law

News that Cabinet has approved the submission of the Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Control Bill of 2018 to Parliament was welcomed by South Africa’s health organisations forming part of Protect our Next as a major milestone for tobacco control in South Africa. The organisations include the National Council Against Smoking (NCAS), the South […]

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Published: 11 Oct 2022
Updated: 14 Oct 2022
Categories: No-Tobacco Campaign

CANSA Men Supporting Men Cancer Support group – 8 October 2022

Virtual CANSA Men Supporting Men Cancer Support group – 8 October 2022 with Shaheed Mahomed.

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Published: 6 Oct 2022
Updated: 10 Oct 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health

Daredevil Run – Bigger, Braver and Back in September 2022

Hollard has announced that the 2022 Daredevil Run will take place on Friday, 30 September. This annual event features men and boys, dressed only in purple speedos, running through the streets of Johannesburg during rush hour. The event has not only raised many an eyebrow over the past 12 years but has also played an enormous role in raising awareness about testicular and prostate cancers. Men and boys from every corner of South Africa will be able to participate in their own neighborhoods, while the much-loved Gauteng-based event returns to Zoo Lake…

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Published: 30 Sep 2022
Updated: 3 Oct 2022
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News, Men's Health

The Breast Mom’s Breast Bag to Benefit CANSA

CANSA will receive 6% of the sales from each breast bag…

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Published: 23 Sep 2022
Updated: 30 Sep 2022
Categories: CANSA Highlights, Fundraising Events & Projects, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners, Women's Health

CANSA to Benefit from Sale of Matus’ Pink Products to Support Those Affected by Cancer

Matus will donate 10% of the profit on sales of pink products to CANSA in support of its Women’s Health campaign. Products are available at Matus stores…

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Published: 22 Sep 2022
Updated: 22 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Highlights, Fundraising Events & Projects, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners, Women's Health

Miladys Silicone Breast Forms to Benefit CANSA

Milady’s natural-feel breast form cups help to restore your breast silhouette after mastectomy. R50 from each sale goes to the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA)….

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Published: 22 Sep 2022
Updated: 30 Sep 2022
Categories: CANSA Highlights, Fundraising Events & Projects, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners, Women's Health

Miiskin Smartphone App to Benefit CANSA

Miiskin and CANSA are working together to create awareness in the South African population about checking your skin and moles for changes. The app contains paid premium features of which CANSA will receive 15%.

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Published: 15 Sep 2022
Updated: 30 Sep 2022
Categories: Fundraising Events & Projects, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners, SunSmart

Ocean Freedom Sunscreen Gets Thumbs Up For CANSA Seal

Ocean Freedom mineral sunscreens have been awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition denoting it as a ‘CANSA Smart Choice’ product for cancer risk reduction…

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Published: 13 Sep 2022
Updated: 30 Sep 2022
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, SunSmart

Sunscreen root4 Receives CANSA Seal of Recognition

CANSA welcomes its latest CANSA Seal of Recognition partner, root4 3D Defence SPF50 Mineral Sunscreen, under their Protection category. root4 is the perfect addition to the CANSA Smart Choice family as it not only meets national and international sun protection standards, but it’s also safe for the environment…

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Published: 12 Sep 2022
Updated: 30 Sep 2022
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, SunSmart

Pure Wellness Kit (iS Clinical Skincare Brand) to Benefit Cancer Patients and CANSA

Stern Laser (Pty) Ltd – distributor of iS Clinical skincare brand, will be be giving R550 per Pure Wellness Kit sold to CANSA from 1 October – 31 October 2022. The Pure Wellness Kit provides the opportunity for cancer patients / Survivors to make use of suitable skincare products during or after treatment. An effective skincare regimen is an essential part of maintaining skin health during the treatment of cancer. The products included in the Pure Wellness Collection were specifically selected and used successfully by active cancer patients during treatment for over a decade. The Pure Wellness Collection addresses common visible skin side effects associated with cancer and cancer therapies…

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Published: 4 Sep 2022
Updated: 1 Nov 2022
Categories: Fundraising Events & Projects, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners, Women's Health

Elimineer Servikskanker deur Vroeë Opsporing 

English Media Release KANSA herinner vroue aan die belangrike rol wat gereelde Papsmere speel in die opsporing en uitskakel van servikskanker. Bykans 11 000 vroue in Suid-Afrika word jaarliks met servikskanker gediagnoseer. Dit maak dit die tweede mees algemene kanker met die hoogste sterftesyfer onder vroue.  #CANSACervicalAwareness #EliminateCervicalCancer  Servikskanker ontwikkel wanneer die serviks, die lae, smal […]

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Published: 26 Aug 2022
Updated: 16 Nov 2022
Categories: Women's Health

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