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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

Joy of Movement With Nia For CANSA

10 August 2022 – Nia Africa are celebrating Women’s Month, with its ‘Joy of Movement’ campaign in aid of CANSA, by hosting special Nia classes every Saturday during August. The aim is to raise funds for CANSA and create awareness around how regular exercise and physical activity plays a major role in leading a balanced […]

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Published: 11 Aug 2022
Updated: 11 Aug 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

Joy of Movement With Nia For CANSA – Events Quicket

Nia Africa are celebrating Women’s Month, with its ‘Joy of Movement’ campaign in aid of CANSA, by hosting special Nia classes every Saturday during August. The aim is to raise funds for CANSA and create awareness around how regular exercise and physical activity plays a major role in leading a balanced lifestyle, which reduces the […]

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Published: 11 Aug 2022
Updated: 11 Aug 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, Fundraising Events & Projects

Look After Your Own

Corporate Wellness Week takes place, 4 to 8 July 2022 and CANSA urges employers to look after their own, by inviting CANSA to the workplace to offer cancer screening and education around recognising the symptoms of cancer and lowering personal cancer risk. Screening also helps identify risk for non-communicable diseases such as heart disease and diabetes…

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Published: 29 Jun 2022
Updated: 29 Sep 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, 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, Men's Health, Women's Health

Is jou Kolon Gesond?

English Media Release KANSA raai mense aan om ’n aktiewe, gebalanseerde leefstyl te lei en sê dat sekere leefstylveranderinge kankerrisiko kan verlaag.* Verder beveel ons aan dat mense sekere leefstylfaktore uitsny wat hulle in gevaar stel vir kanker, veral kolorektale kanker wat een van die top drie kankers** onder mans en vroue in Suid-Afrika is. […]

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Published: 29 Apr 2022
Updated: 3 May 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Women's Health

Is Your Colon Healthy?

CANSA promotes living an active balanced lifestyle and promotes that certain lifestyle changes can lower the risk of cancer. It further advocates cutting out lifestyle factors that can put one at risk for cancer, especially colorectal cancer which is among the top three cancers among men and women in South Africa.

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Published: 21 Apr 2022
Updated: 1 Sep 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Women's Health

bounti Gets the CANSA Seal of Recognition

Pioneering rebounding brand, bounti, has received the highly sought-after Seal of Recognition by CANSA, a leader in the fight against cancer in SA, since 1931. The purpose of CANSA is to offer a unique, integrated service to the public and to all people affected by cancer. The CANSA Seal was introduced to encourage South Africans to read product labels and to assist them in making informed choices – the aim being to promote smart, balanced lifestyles and to encourage people to make a proactive effort in reducing their cancer risk…

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Published: 7 Apr 2022
Updated: 19 May 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Women's Health

Videos: Healthy Recipes by Be-well CANSA Seal of Recognition Partner

Healthy recipes by Be-well, CANSA Seal of Recognition partner: Poached Aubergine Fish Curry Recipe Poached Aubergine and Fish* Curry A super hearty and delicious meal, packed with anti-inflammatory superfoods. Omega-3 from B-well Canola Oil and the fatty fish, poached with fibre-rich aubergine in a spice-infused tomato. *Vegan option available below Serves: 4 Time: 45 min […]

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Published: 12 Aug 2021
Updated: 14 Apr 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA's Seal of Recognition

CANSA Asks – Do You Read Labels on Food Products and Other Items?

CANSA marks 90 years in August and as part of the celebrations, is proud to announce that its Seal of Recognition Programme is revitalised to further benefit consumers by helping to educate them to make smart, informed choices when purchasing products and to help lower cancer risk…

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Published: 11 Aug 2021
Updated: 4 Oct 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA 90th Anniversary, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, Media Releases & News

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
Updated: 4 Oct 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Updated: 14 Apr 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, 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
Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle

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