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English Media Release 28 September 2020 – KANSA stel sy iSurvivor Metastatiese Borskanker (MBK) e-pos ondersteuningsprogram bekend as deel van Borskanker-bewusmakingsmaand in Oktober. Buiten reeds-bestaande aanlyn ondersteuningsdienste en -programme vir kankerpasiënte, is hierdie program meestal daarop gemik om MBK-pasiënte te […]
Posted on 9 Oct 2020
CANSA launches its iSurvivor Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) email support programme as part of breast cancer awareness month in October. In addition to existing online support offerings and ground level support programmes for cancer patients, this programme is aimed at assisting and helping mostly MBC patients with their experienced challenges.
Posted on 1 Oct 2020
English Media Release 11 Augustus 2020 – Pink Trees for Pauline (PTFP) in samewerking met KANSA het weer hande gevat en nooi alle klubs, werksplekke, skole, organisasies en individue uit om deel van #doekwithadifference (die dra van ’n kopdoek of […]
Posted on 8 Sep 2020
CANSA and South African Skin Cancer Foundation (SASCF) are partnering to offer free skin cancer screenings on 1 September 2020.
Posted on 27 Aug 2020
Nicole Fuller, Oncology Patient Navigator, breast cancer exercise recovery specialist and motivational speaker shares an introduction to Lymphoedema for breast cancer patients, with deep breathing and lymph drainage exercises.
Posted on 25 Aug 2020
CANSA partnered with colleagues and friends from Rare Diseases South Africa to discuss what patients and the public should know about Metastatic #Melanoma.
Posted on 25 Aug 2020
CANSA reminds South Africans to be SunSmart, by protecting their skin at all times and especially during the holidays. Ultraviolet rays (UVA and UVB) reach the earth’s surface and are damaging to skin. UVB is responsible for producing sunburn and can cause sunburn within fifteen minutes, causing permanent damage while UVA rays can contribute to ageing the skin and DNA damage. Damage from both UVA and UVB rays can lead to skin cancer. #SunSmart
Posted on 20 Aug 2020
Despite the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic and the need to minimise social gatherings to curb the spread of the virus, beauty and personal care company Avon Justine, will once again partner with non-governmental organisations to host the first ever virtual national walkathon on 31 October 2020 to raise funds for breast cancer awareness and education.
Posted on 18 Aug 2020
Pink Trees for Pauline (PTFP) in association with CANSA have partnered again and invite all clubs, workplaces, schools, institutions and individuals to embrace #doekwithadifference (wearing a head wrap or scarf) OR wrapping trees in the community in pink fabric.
Posted on 13 Aug 2020
Women mostly prioritise others and are always busy juggling multiple roles, but perhaps one of the most important tasks they should busy themselves with, is a breast self-examination! Radio Spots: https://cansa.org.za/files/2020/07/200708_CANSA_The_Shelf_50_Sec_WIP_Mix_2.mp3 https://cansa.org.za/files/2020/07/200708_CANSA_Portrait_58_Sec_WIP_Mix_2.mp3 https://cansa.org.za/files/2020/07/200708_CANSA_Cupcakes_60_Sec_Vers_1_Mix_2.mp3 Find out how to do a […]
Posted on 7 Aug 2020
In August, CANSA encourages women to take care of themselves by knowing their bodies, the signs of cancer and taking up their right to cancer screening to promote early detection. #WomensHealth #CANSAscreening #BreastCancer #CervicalCancer #WomensMonth
Posted on 5 Aug 2020
Cipla South Africa’s #FafChallenge Leveraging an iconic SA moment to raise testicular cancer awareness campaign won gold at the virtual PRISA PRISM Awards ceremony recently. Our PR agency, MSL, submitted this award entry. From an agency perspective, this is only […]
Posted on 5 Jun 2020
English Media Release 18 Mei 2020 – Mense wat met kanker leef, loop ‘n baie hoë risiko van besmetting met COVID-19, en in hierdie tyd is KANSA daarop gemik om mense vroegtydig bewus te maak van simptome om vroeë opsporing […]
Posted on 19 May 2020
May is Melanoma Awareness month and CANSA highlights the stories of two survivors living with skin cancer to help educate and promote early detection of cancer.
Posted on 19 May 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic, subsequent national lockdown and ban on the sale of tobacco products may have forced many smokers to stop smoking. Having to quit in this way may be challenging on so many levels. It could cause intense withdrawal and cravings, which could lead to widespread anxiety. As part of World No Tobacco Day (31 May), CANSA offers support to these smokers and also to others who have embraced the opportunity to quit smoking and are looking for coping tips.
Posted on 25 Apr 2020
People living with cancer are at a very high risk should they become infected with COVID-19 and so CANSA aims to educate and share early detection messages to avoid more people being diagnosed with cancer. CANSA highlights the stories of two survivors living with skin cancer to help educate and promote early detection of cancer.
Posted on 18 Apr 2020
Now that the country is in lockdown, and cigarettes, hookah pipes and other electronic vaping devices are no longer being sold, many people have the chance to seize the opportunity to stop smoking when their cigarettes, and other related products run out. This is the perfect time to quit. You have the lockdown period to regain your strength, your money and your health.
Posted on 14 Apr 2020
The increasingly popular fad of using a hookah, also known as a hubbly bubbly or shisha, can be deadly now as it a potential spreader of the coronavirus, health experts warn…
Posted on 3 Apr 2020
CANSA launches its Colorectal Cancer Awareness Campaign in partnership with Medtronic, the global leader in medical technology, as both organisations are passionate about early diagnosis and better treatment outcomes for patients. Unique to the campaign is a large ‘Colin the Colon Tunnel’, an inflatable 2x3m tunnel, which the public can walk through and be educated about colorectal cancer.
Posted on 11 Mar 2020
English Media Release 11 Maart 2020 – KANSA stel sy veldtog oor ‘Bewusmaking van Kolorektale Kanker’ in vennootskap met Medtronic, ‘n wêreldleier in mediese tegnologie, bekend. Beide organisasies is passievol en oortuig daarvan dat vroeë diagnose en beter behandeling ‘n […]
Posted on 11 Mar 2020