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Balanced Lifestyle

Knowledge for Life: CANSA Unveils Podcast Series For #GivingTuesday

In a significant step towards community education, CANSA introduces a podcast series sharing helpful insights into lowering the cancer risk and care. This initiative underlines CANSA’s commitment to educating the public with knowledge that can make a difference in the fight against cancer…

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Published: 28 November 2023
Updated: 28 November 2023
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, About Cancer, Advocacy, Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Highlights, CANSA on the Move for the Youth, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, Caregiving and Cancer, Environment, I have Cancer, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, No Alcohol, No-Tobacco Campaign, Our Corporate Social Investment Partners, SunSmart, Women's Health, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

Let’s Keep our Food Safe

Food safety saves lives. No matter who you are or what you do, you play an important role in making sure food is safe to eat. Every year, 600 million people fall sick, this is almost 1 in 10 people in the world that fall ill after eating contaminated food…

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Published: 6 June 2023
Updated: 4 July 2023
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, Dietary Tips

Wêreld Gesondheidsdag –Let op tekens van jou kolon

English Media Release KANSA beklemtoon die belangrikheid van kolorektale gesondheid op Wêreld Gesondheidsdag (7 April). Kolorektale kanker is onder die top drie kankers vir mans en vroue, volgens die Nasionale Kankerregister (2019). Kolorektale kanker was vroeër met ouer volwassenes geassosieer, maar jonger volwassenes word deesdae meer gereeld hiermee gediagnoseer. KANSA is ten gunste van gereelde […]

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Published: 4 April 2023
Updated: 12 April 2023
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Women's Health

Colorectal Cancer

World Health Day – Listen to Your Gut

CANSA emphasises the importance of colorectal health on World Health Day (7 April). Colorectal cancer, is among the top three for men and women in South Africa according to the National Cancer Register (2019). Previously colorectal cancer was associated with older adults, however younger adults are being diagnosed more frequently. CANSA promotes regular cancer screening, especially if there is a family history of colorectal cancer, or if any warning signs present to investigate this by making an appointment with a medical health practitioner and take steps to lower the personal cancer risk…

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Published: 29 March 2023
Updated: 31 October 2023
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Highlights, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Types of cancer, Women's Health

Choose Your Cooking Oil Wisely

Article written by Megan Pentz-Kluyts, CANSA Nutrition and Dietetics consultant Walking down the supermarket aisle and seeing the rows of shelves packed with different kinds of cooking oils, can make for a daunting task in how to choose the oils that help better support you and your family’s health. Diet has become one of the […]

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Published: 7 March 2023
Updated: 7 March 2023
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Edible Consumer Goods Category

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 November 2022
Updated: 23 November 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 August 2022
Updated: 11 August 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 August 2022
Updated: 11 August 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 June 2022
Updated: 29 September 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 April 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 April 2022
Updated: 1 September 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 April 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 August 2021
Updated: 14 April 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 August 2021
Updated: 4 October 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 April 2021
Updated: 4 October 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 October 2020
Updated: 10 March 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 October 2020
Updated: 9 March 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 April 2020
Updated: 11 March 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 March 2020
Updated: 30 April 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 March 2020
Updated: 30 April 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 April 2019
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle

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