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CANSA Men Supporting Men Cancer Support group – 7 December 2022

Whytie de Witt will be sharing about his cancer journey…

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Published: 2 Dec 2022
Updated: 5 Dec 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Highlights, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health

Help Needed For CANSA Volunteers  

Can you help? We would love to be able to provide our volunteers with the tools they need to operate within their communities – be it with a laptop, smartphone, training and upskilling on computer software and social media platforms or assistance with mobile data so that they can, optimally, continue with their work for CANSA. We’re operating with a business model that relies on technology and it’s important for volunteers to be able to attend meetings, training, and supervision sessions online. So, we appeal to the public and corporates and invite them to show their community spirit by helping us with donations and sponsorships of these items to keep our volunteers active in the communities where they work…

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Published: 1 Dec 2022
Updated: 1 Dec 2022
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA Highlights, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Volunteers Inspire, Women's Health

Vroeë Opsporing Speel ’n Belangrike Rol

English Media Release Gesondheidsbewustheidsmaand vir mans word wêreldwyd in November erken, met 19 November wat as die Internasionale dag vir Mans gevier word. Hierdie dag erken die positiewe waarde wat mans tot hul families en gemeenskappe bydra en skep bewustheid van mans se gesondheid en welstand. Die Kankervereniging van Suid-Afrika (KANSA) plaas die kollig op die […]

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Published: 14 Nov 2022
Categories: Media Releases & News, Men's Health

Early Detection Plays Key Role

Men’s Health Awareness month is recognised globally in November, with 19 November celebrated as International Men’s Day – a day recognising the positive value men bring to their families and communities and raise awareness with a focus on men’s health and wellbeing. CANSA highlights the importance of the top five leading cancers affecting men in South Africa and urges men to go for regular check-ups, not only during November, but throughout the year…

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Published: 3 Nov 2022
Updated: 14 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Highlights, Media Releases & News, Men's Health

CANSA Men Supporting Men Cancer Support group – 8 October 2022

Virtual CANSA Men Supporting Men Cancer Support group – 8 October 2022 with Shaheed Mahomed.

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Published: 6 Oct 2022
Updated: 10 Oct 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health

Daredevil Run – Bigger, Braver and Back in September 2022

Hollard has announced that the 2022 Daredevil Run will take place on Friday, 30 September. This annual event features men and boys, dressed only in purple speedos, running through the streets of Johannesburg during rush hour. The event has not only raised many an eyebrow over the past 12 years but has also played an enormous role in raising awareness about testicular and prostate cancers. Men and boys from every corner of South Africa will be able to participate in their own neighborhoods, while the much-loved Gauteng-based event returns to Zoo Lake…

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Published: 30 Sep 2022
Updated: 3 Oct 2022
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, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News, Men's Health

CANSA Men Supporting Men Cancer Support group – 27 August 2022

CANSA Men Supporting Men Cancer Support group – 27 August 2022. Our speaker will be Michael Meredith (neuroendocrine lung cancer Survivor, trained counsellor and end of life doula…

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Published: 25 Aug 2022
Updated: 29 Aug 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) – Myth vs Fact

HPV stands for human papillomavirus and is a very common virus. There are more than 100 strains of the virus, most of them do not cause cancer. Read more… About 7 in every 10 people will have HPV infection at some point in their lifetime. The virus lives on your skin and can be transmitted […]

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Published: 5 Aug 2022
Updated: 5 Aug 2022
Categories: Cancer Myths, Men's Health, Types of cancer, Women's Health

Men Supporting Men Support Group with Xylon van Eyck – 23 July 2022

CANSA invites male cancer patients and survivors to join our next support group meeting via Zoom.  We are excited that our speaker will be Xylon van Eyck, cancer survivor and Ironman athlete, sharing his journey and how he overcomes challenges…

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Published: 21 Jul 2022
Updated: 28 Jul 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health

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

CANSA Men Supporting Men Cancer Support group – 25 June 2022

Join the CANSA Men Supporting Men Cancer Support group on 25 June 2022 from 9 00 to 10 00…

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Published: 24 Jun 2022
Updated: 27 Jun 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health

Melanoma Patient Webinar

Recording available – ‘Let’s get under the skin of melanoma – mutation matters’. Exploring testing, early diagnosis and treatment…

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Published: 2 Jun 2022
Updated: 14 Jun 2022
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Men's Health, SunSmart, Women's Health

CANSA Pain Manager App for better Quality of Life

As part of International Cancer Survivors’ Day, CANSA launches a free CANSA Pain Manager app, in association with the Centre of Community Technology at Nelson Mandela University (CCT), sponsored by Pfizer. It’s in the format of a diary or calendar allowing the patient / caregiver to input relevant information such as logging pain experienced daily and allows input reminders of medication schedule / dosage and appointments.

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Published: 1 Jun 2022
Updated: 1 Sep 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, Beyond Diagnosis & Treatment, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Women's Health

CANSA Men Supporting Men Cancer Support group – 28 May 2022

Join the CANSA Men Supporting Men Cancer Support group on 28 May 2022 | 09:00-10:00

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Published: 23 May 2022
Updated: 24 Jun 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health

Palliative Care for Cancer Patients – What We Should Know

Any patient can request palliative care! It is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness and can be provided alongside potentially curative treatment…

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Published: 2 May 2022
Updated: 16 Aug 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, Advocacy, Beyond Diagnosis & Treatment, CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health, Women's Health

CANSA Collaborates with Alignd to Increase Access to Palliative Care

CANSA has partnered with Alignd, a value-based care and patient-centric organisation working with medical schemes to improve access to and cover for palliative care from diagnosis of serious cancer…

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Published: 2 May 2022
Updated: 6 May 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, Advocacy, Beyond Diagnosis & Treatment, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, 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

GREAT Tour Doing Great Work for CANSA and Men’s Health

The Garden Route Extended Adventure Tour (GREAT) 2022 embarks on its second tour with 10 riders cycling from Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) to Cape Town, over the course of six days, in a bid to raise funds for CANSA, and Love Your Nuts, and further raising awareness of men’s heath, specifically testicular cancer…

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Published: 26 Apr 2022
Updated: 6 May 2022
Categories: Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News, Men'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

Men Supporting Men Support Group for Cancer Patients – 19 March 2022

Male cancer patients finally have the opportunity to meet each other and share in a safe space. Male cancer patients are invited to join the next support group meeting via Zoom: Saturday, 19 March 2022…

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Published: 17 Mar 2022
Updated: 22 Mar 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Men's Health

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