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Balanced Lifestyle

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

ReboundSA awarded as CANSA Smart Choice

CANSA announces that ReboundSA products, programmes and courses have been awarded the prestigious CANSA Smart Choice Seal of Approval, for use as part of a balanced lifestyle to lower your risk of cancer. Research shows that an increase in physical activity reduces the risk of developing several types of cancer including breast, bladder colorectal, endometrial (uterine), throat kidney and stomach.[1-14].  #LowerCancerRisk #CANSASmart Choice #ReboundSA

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Published: 20 Oct 2020 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA's Seal of Recognition - Health Programmes Category

Food Lover’s Market & CANSA Webinar – Eat Smart for Cancer

In support of women’s health awareness this month and men’s health next month, along with National Nutrition and Obesity Week, we will be chatting about eating smart to help reduce the individual risks of cancer with registered dietitians Jessica Kotlowitz (the Green Dietician) and Megan Pentz-Kluyts Consulting Dietician for CANSA.

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Published: 14 Oct 2020 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Webinars

Vergezocht High Oleic Oil Awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition

14 April 2020 – Vergezocht High Oleic Sunflower Oil has been awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition marking it as a CANSA Smart Choice product. Their range of high oleic sunflower oil products comply with CANSA’s evidence-based requirements and is recommended as part of a nutritious, balanced diet to reduce the risk of developing cancer. […]

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Published: 22 Apr 2020 | Last Updated: 11 Mar 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Edible Consumer Goods Category

‘Colin the Colon’ Tunnel Educates About Colorectal Cancer

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.

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Published: 11 Mar 2020 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, Media Releases & News

‘Colin die Kolon’ – Tonnel leer ons meer oor Kolorektale Kanker

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 beter uitkoms aan ‘n pasiënt bied. Wat uniek aan die veldtog is, is die gebruik […]

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Published: 11 Mar 2020 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle

Skyfievertoning – Kies om te BEWEEG

English Version PDF Leer meer rondom hoe om jou kankerrisiko te verlaag deur ‘n gebalanseerde lewenstyl te handhaaf…

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Published: 3 Apr 2019
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle

Slideshow – Choose to MOVE

Afrikaans Version… PDF Learn more about how leading a balanced lifestyle can lower your cancer risk…

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Published: 3 Apr 2019 | Last Updated: 3 Apr 2019
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle

Kies om te BEWEEG

English Media Release 26 March 2019 – KANSA moedig almal aan om te kies om genoegsame fisiese aktiwiteit te beoefen as deel van die 365 Dae Gesondheid Uitdaging wat ‘n aanvang geneem het op Wêreldkankerdag. Die inisiatief bevorder ook persoonlike toewyding tot die #IAmAndIWill verlaag my kankerrisiko tema. Navorsing dui daarop dat gereelde fisiese oefening […]

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Published: 27 Mar 2019 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle

Choose to MOVE

APRIL Challenge – CANSA is urging all to choose to MOVE, as part of its #365DayHealthChallenge initiated on World Cancer Day, furthering personal commitment to the #IAmAndIWill lower my cancer risk theme. Research indicates that regular physical activity in combination with smart food and drink choices can help lower the risk for cancer and non-communicable diseases, such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

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Published: 25 Mar 2019 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, Media Releases & News

Cookbook Can Help Reduce Your Cancer Risk

The Smart Choice Cookbook with CANSA and B-well is a collection of recipes that focuses on cancer risk reduction. All the recipes were developed in consultation with CANSA’s consulting dietitian Megan Pentz-Kluyts, who is renowned for her knowledge on the role of nutrition in helping to lower the risk of cancer.

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Published: 18 Mar 2019 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Highlights, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, Dietary Tips

DINK Voor Jy Eet en Drink

English media release 26 February 2019: KANSA bou voort op sy 365-Dae Gesondheidsuitdaging en moedig almal aan om slim te eet en te drink.  Navorsing dui sterk daarop dat slim keuses oor voeding gekombineer met gereelde oefening ‘n positiewe effek kan hê, nie net op ‘n individu se welstand nie, maar ook op individuele kankerrisko. […]

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Published: 27 Feb 2019 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle

THINK Before You Eat and Drink

MARCH Challenge – CANSA continues its #365HealthDayChallenge and encourages everyone to eat and drink smartly. Research strongly indicates that making smart choices regarding what is taken in and exercising regularly can have a positive effect, not only on a person’s well-being, but also reduces individual cancer risk.

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Published: 27 Feb 2019 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, Media Releases & News

Make Your Lunch Box CANSA Smart

Eating well is an important part of improving your health and helping reduce your cancer risk. The lunch box is a tool for setting up healthy eating habits for life, so it is really important to think about all the foods that are packed into your lunch box. Remember every little bit counts. Small steps can make a big difference…

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Published: 25 Feb 2019 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, Dietary Tips

Slideshow – Think Before You Eat & Drink

Afrikaans version here… PDF Queries CANSA Read more about how to adopt a balanced lifestyle here…

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Published: 24 Feb 2019 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, Reduce Cancer Risk

Skyfievertoning – Dink Voor Jy Eet & Drink

Engelse weergawe hier… PDF Navrae KANSA Klik hier vir meer inligting rondom ‘n gebalanseerde lewenstyl…

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Published: 23 Feb 2019 | Last Updated: 27 Feb 2019
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle

SlideShow: Colorectal Cancer

Afrikaans version… Download PDF… Find more information regarding a balanced lifestyle…

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Published: 22 Feb 2019 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, Men's Health, Women's Health

Skyfievertoning: Kolorektale Kanker

English version… Laai PDF af … Vind meer inligting omtrent ‘n gebalanseerde leefstyl hier…

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Published: 21 Feb 2019 | Last Updated: 12 Feb 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle

Addressing Obesity as a risk factor for cancer in South Africa: Size does matter

Obesity, a risk factor for cancer and an established problem in high-income countries, is escalating rapidly in low- and middle-income countries, contributing significantly to the noncommunicable disease (NCD) burden. Dr Melissa Wallace and Ms Megan Pentz-Kluyts contributed an article to Cancercontrol.info.

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Published: 19 Feb 2019 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: Advocacy, Balanced Lifestyle, Research Findings

CANSA Interview about Importance of Balanced Lifestyle – Mail & Guardian

April 2018: Lorraine Govender (CANSA’s National Advocacy Co-ordinator), was interviewed by Adri Kotze (Africa Editor Centre for Health Journalism – Mail & Guardian – http://bhekisisa.org/). CANSA was asked to respond to Cancer Research UK’s latest research, published earlier this year, regarding lifestyle factors which could contribute to an increased cancer risk, and to comment on […]

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Published: 25 Apr 2018 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: Advocacy, Balanced Lifestyle, Research Findings

CANSA presenting to Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Proposed Sugar Tax

CANSA, as part of the South African NCD Alliance, support the indirect taxation on sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) with the aim of reducing their consumption

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Published: 31 Jan 2017 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: Advocacy, Balanced Lifestyle

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