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Webinar Tobacco Control Conversations – Quit Money Smoke & Mirrors!

We examine the real cost of tobacco to South Africa’s economy, and our nation’s health. How do we turn the tide on tobacco harm and curb tobacco industry interference with policy and society at large? This webinar is part of a series of Tobacco Control Conversations on key issues during May and June. Follow @protectournext on social channels, or go to www.protectournext.co.za for more…

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Published: 13 May 2021 | Last Updated: 13 May 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, No-Tobacco Campaign

Let’s Get Chatty About Melanoma Awareness & Skin Cancer Screening

Join Evy Michalopoulos from our partner organisation, Machi Filotimo Cancer project with guest presenter, CANSA’s National Relationship Manager Services and TLC, Cara Noble via Zoom on Wednesday, 12 May 2021 at 15:00 to chat about Melanoma Awareness and Skin Cancer Screening.

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Published: 11 May 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, SunSmart

Webinar Tobacco Control Conversations – Quit Stalling

As part of CANSA’s advocacy efforts related to the Tobacco Control Bill and protecting South Africans from tobacco harm, you can join a webinar next week Tuesday 11 May at 15:00 hosted by #ProtectourNext of which CANSA is a major partner. CANSA’s National Manager : Health Promotion, Lorraine Govender is part of the presenting panel.

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Published: 7 May 2021 | Last Updated: 7 May 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, No-Tobacco Campaign

“Guys, have You Checked Your Goolies?”

Issued on behalf of Hollard Daredevil Run by Creative Space Media Why the ‘nagging’ might well be worth it. When he felt a lump in his testicles while in the shower, he knew that it couldn’t be ignored. He was about to turn 30, and since his early teen years, his mother had been reminding […]

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Published: 7 May 2021
Categories: Men's Health

Lung Cancer

Lung cancer occupies the position of 3rd most common cancer in SA men with a lifetime risk of 1 in 82 (NCR 2017) and 5th most common cancer in SA women have a lifetime risk of 1 in 191 (NCR 2017).

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Published: 26 Apr 2021 | Last Updated: 14 May 2021
Categories: Men's Health, Types of cancer, Women's Health

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer affects men and women in South Africa significantly. It’s the 2nd most common cancer among men affecting 1 in 74 and the 3rd most common cancer among women affecting 1 in 116  (National Cancer Registry 2017). CANSA in partnership with The South African Colorectal Society (SACRS) launched its Colorectal Awareness and Support Programme […]

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Published: 23 Apr 2021 | Last Updated: 7 May 2021
Categories: Men's Health, Types of cancer, Women's Health

Holistic Health – Detecting Ovarian Cancer SAFM Interview

A Pap smear cannot detect Ovarian Cancer. How then is it detected? What do we know and need to learn about this cancer? Guest speaker: Professor Michael Herbst CANSA Health Specialist  

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Published: 22 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Women's Health

CANSA and SACRS Launch Colorectal Cancer Awareness and Support

SA in partnership with The South African Colorectal Society (SACRS) launches its Colorectal Awareness and Support Programme on World Health Day, 7 April 2021. COVID-19 has led to a delay in screenings and treatment as CANSA urges all to make health a priority.

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Published: 6 Apr 2021 | Last Updated: 7 Apr 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Highlights, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Women's Health

Let’s Get Chatty About CANSA Stoma Care

Watch the webinar with Evy Michalopoulos from Filotimo Cancer Project and her guest, Adele Burger from CANSA where we will be chatting about: CANSA’s Colorectal Cancer campaign Stoma Consultation Line Home visits to Stoma patients for their first assessment after op Assistance to medical aid and non-medical aid clients and touching on Home-Based Care  

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Published: 6 Apr 2021 | Last Updated: 8 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Men's Health, Women's Health

KANSA is Verbind tot Bewusmaking en Ondersteuning van Servikale Kanker

English Media Release 1 Maart 2021 – KANSA loods sy servikale kankerbewustheid- en Ondersteuningveldtog op Internasionale Menslike Papillomavirus (HPV) Dag op 4 Maart 2021. HPV is die primêre oorsaak van servikale kanker by vroue. Dit veroorsaak 300 000 sterftes van vroue met servikale kanker wêreldwyd.(1) Sien meer omtrent servikale kanker… #EliminateCervicalCancer #CANSACervicalCancerAwareness KANSA beoog om […]

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Published: 3 Mar 2021 | Last Updated: 7 Apr 2021
Categories: Women's Health

CANSA Committed to Cervical Cancer Awareness & Support

CANSA launches its Cervical Cancer Awareness and Support Campaign on International Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Day on 4 March 2021. HPV is the primary cause of cervical cancer in women, resulting in 300 000 deaths due to cervical cancer globally per annum.

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Published: 3 Mar 2021 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Highlights, I have Cancer, Media Releases & News, Women's Health

Cervical Cancer

The cervix is the lower, narrow end of the uterus (the hollow, pear-shaped organ where a foetus can grow). The cervix leads from the uterus to the vagina (birth canal) below. Women have a 1 in 40 lifetime risk of cervical cancer (NCR 2017). Cervical cancer is the 2nd most common cancer among South African […]

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Published: 3 Mar 2021 | Last Updated: 7 May 2021
Categories: Types of cancer, Women's Health

World Cancer Day 2021 Letter of Appreciation for CANSA

World Cancer Day 2021 letter of appreciation for CANSA…

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Published: 17 Feb 2021
Categories: World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

Purchase Cancer Screening Vouchers

Purchase a cancer screening voucher as a token of affection, as early detection is key in fight against cancer and can saves lives. Vouchers available for purchase until 31 March 2021 and vouchers valid until 1 May 2021.

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Published: 9 Feb 2021 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Women's Health

Wêreld Kankerdag – Maak jou Gesondheid ’n Prioriteit

English Media Release Op Wêreld Kankerdag op 4 Februarie, moedig KANSA en die Unie vir Internasionale Kankerbeheer (UICC) mense aan om persoonlike doelwitte te stel en te bereik, wat hulle in staat sal stel om die kankerrisiko te verlaag en vir kankerpasiënte om hul gesondheid te optimaliseer, veral in die lig van die COVID-19 pandemie. […]

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Published: 1 Feb 2021 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

CANSA 90th Lumo Virtual Walk / Run PE – 30 January 2021

Join us for the CANSA 90th Lumo Virtual Walk / Run PE – 30 January 2021

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Published: 25 Jan 2021 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

Let’s Gijima For CANSA Vaal – 20 February 2021

Let’s Gijima For CANSA Vaal – 20 February 2021

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Published: 25 Jan 2021 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Gauteng, Fundraising Events & Projects, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

World Cancer Day – Prioritise Your Health

On World Cancer Day (WCD) 4 February, CANSA and Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) encourages people to set and achieve personal goals enabling them to lower cancer risk and for cancer patients to optimise health, especially in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The global response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been all consuming, however, cancer control needs to remain a priority.

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Published: 25 Jan 2021 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
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, Media Releases & News, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

Let’s Gijima For CANSA KZN – 7 February 2021

Let’s Gijima For CANSA KZN – 7 February 2021

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Published: 15 Jan 2021 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, Fundraising Events & Projects, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention: Hookahs

Hookahs are water pipes that are used to smoke specially made tobacco that comes in different flavors, such as apple, mint, cherry, chocolate, coconut, licorice, cappuccino, and watermelon.1,2 Although many users think it is less harmful, hookah smoking has many of the same health risks as cigarette smoking.1,2 Hookah is also called narghile, argileh, shisha, […]

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Published: 11 Jan 2021 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA on the Move for the Youth, No-Tobacco Campaign

Be Proactive about Protecting Your Skin

The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) urges individuals to be proactive about protecting their skin and being aware of changes to their skin. Skin cancer is the most common cancer worldwide, and as South Africa has one of the highest monitored ultraviolet (UV) levels in the world, it also has one of the highest incidences of skin cancer globally.

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Published: 7 Dec 2020 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: Media Releases & News, SunSmart

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