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Men’s Health

“Guys, have You Checked Your Goolies?”

Issued on behalf of Hollard Daredevil Run by Creative Space Media Why the ‘nagging’ might well be worth it. When he felt a lump in his testicles while in the shower, he knew that it couldn’t be ignored. He was about to turn 30, and since his early teen years, his mother had been reminding […]

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Published: 7 May 2021
Categories: Men's Health

Lung Cancer

Lung cancer occupies the position of 3rd most common cancer in SA men with a lifetime risk of 1 in 82 (NCR 2017) and 5th most common cancer in SA women have a lifetime risk of 1 in 191 (NCR 2017). Screening may include examining the lungs with a fiberoptic telescope, sampling sputum for cancer […]

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Published: 26 Apr 2021 | Last Updated: 7 May 2021
Categories: Men's Health, Types of cancer, Women's Health

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer affects men and women in South Africa significantly. It’s the 2nd most common cancer among men affecting 1 in 74 and the 3rd most common cancer among women affecting 1 in 116  (National Cancer Registry 2017). CANSA in partnership with The South African Colorectal Society (SACRS) launched its Colorectal Awareness and Support Programme […]

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Published: 23 Apr 2021 | Last Updated: 7 May 2021
Categories: Men's Health, Types of cancer, Women's Health

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

Let’s Get Chatty About CANSA Stoma Care

Watch the webinar with Evy Michalopoulos from Filotimo Cancer Project and her guest, Adele Burger from CANSA where we will be chatting about: CANSA’s Colorectal Cancer campaign Stoma Consultation Line Home visits to Stoma patients for their first assessment after op Assistance to medical aid and non-medical aid clients and touching on Home-Based Care  

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Published: 6 Apr 2021 | Last Updated: 8 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Men's Health, Women's Health

Purchase Cancer Screening Vouchers

Purchase a cancer screening voucher as a token of affection, as early detection is key in fight against cancer and can saves lives. Vouchers available for purchase until 31 March 2021 and vouchers valid until 1 May 2021.

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Published: 9 Feb 2021 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Women's Health

Medical Doctor Diagnosed with Testicular Cancer during Lockdown Shares Story

Michele Vanzaghi (26), is a medical doctor who was diagnosed with testicular cancer during lockdown. He shares his story…

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Published: 27 Nov 2020 | Last Updated: 23 Dec 2020
Categories: Men's Health

Cape Times in Conversation with John Owens and Prostate Cancer Survivor via Facebook – 30 November 2020

Join the Cape Times in conversation with CANSA Ambassador and former Mr South Africa, John Owens, with David Pasipanodya, a prostate cancer Survivor and author of ‘Winning Attitudes’ via Facebook 30 November 16:00

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Published: 27 Nov 2020 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, I have Cancer, Men's Health

Men’s Health Round Table via Facebook Live – 30 November 2020

Men’s Health Round Table via Facebook Live – 30 November 2020 2pm with Cara Noble (social worker and CANSA National Relationship Manager Service), Dr Michele Vanzaghi (medical doctor diagnosed with testicular cancer during lockdown) and David Lucas (prostate cancer Survivor).

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Published: 27 Nov 2020 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Men's Health

Mans Aangemoedig om van Kanker-siftingstoetse Gebruik te Maak

English Media Release 4 November 2020 – KANSA nooi hierdie November mans uit om verantwoordelikheid vir hul gesondheid te neem en om gebruik te maak van die kanker-siftingstoetse wat by KANSA Sorgsentrums beskikbaar is. Volgens die 2016 Nasionale Kankerregister (NKR) is die vyf mees algemene kankers wat mans affekteer* prostaat-, kolorektale-, long-, nie-Hodgkin-limfoom en blaaskanker. […]

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Published: 10 Nov 2020 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: Men's Health

Men to Take Advantage of Cancer Screening Available

This November, CANSA calls on men to be responsible for their health and to take advantage of cancer screening available at CANSA Care Centres. The five leading cancers affecting men* according to the 2016 National Cancer Registry (NCR) are prostate, colorectal, lung, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and bladder cancer. #CANSAscreening #MensHealth

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Published: 5 Nov 2020 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: Media Releases & News, Men's Health

Video Prostate Screening: CANSA Says Don’t Fear the Finger

CANSA advises men to talk with a doctor or the local health facility about screening tests, beginning at 40 for men with a first-degree relative diagnosed at an early age and at 45 for all other men. PSA screening tests available at CANSA Care Centres… #CANSAscreening

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Published: 3 Oct 2020 | Last Updated: 27 Jan 2021
Categories: Men's Health

Slideshow: Top 5 Cancers Affecting SA Men

Afrikaanse Weergawe… PDF Read more about how to reduce your cancer risk…

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Published: 2 Oct 2020 | Last Updated: 10 Nov 2020
Categories: Men's Health

How to Do a Testicular Self-Examination

Find out how to do a testicular self-examination & share this info…

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Published: 1 Oct 2020 | Last Updated: 5 Nov 2020
Categories: Men's Health

Men and Breast Cancer

Male breast cancer is rare, accounting for 1% of all breast cancers. It is a hundred times more common in women than in men. Symptoms may include: a painless lump under the nipple or areola; an inverted nipple (turned inward); swelling of the breast tissue; a rash around the nipple; discharge or bleeding from the […]

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Published: 30 Sep 2020 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: Men's Health, Types of cancer

Tips to Cope When Your Cancer has Spread

Dr Inge Kriel an oncology care physician practicing at Netcare Milpark Hospital says that learning that your cancer has spread can be devastating. Dr Kriel provides the following tips to those coping with a diagnosis of metastatic cancer…

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Published: 28 Sep 2020 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: Beyond Diagnosis & Treatment, I have Cancer, Men's Health, Women's Health

Cipla Campaign #FafChallenge Wins Top PR Award

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 their fourth PRISM Gold in their 11-year history and the first ever in the highly […]

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Published: 5 Jun 2020
Categories: Men's Health

Allen Carr’s Easyway Webinar – Dr Charles Nel

It’s the fear of stopping that prevents smokers from succeeding. Give us a proper opportunity to remove that fear and you will stop. If you do not, we will refund your fee. Visit www.allencarr.co.za or call 0861 100 200 and view our webinar for World No Tobacco Day…

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Published: 31 May 2020 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Men's Health, No-Tobacco Campaign, Women's Health

Ninety-eight Percent Chance to Beat Prostate Cancer if Detected Early

Two organisations that save lives through the early detection of cancer are hoping for a huge turnout for the Daredevil Run next month. The annual race where men pound the ground clad in purple Speedos has a serious side behind the frivolous speedo dress code. It raises hundreds of thousands of rands every year that allow CANSA and the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) to carry out screening tests, run awareness campaigns and help patients detect prostate cancer early.

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Published: 22 Feb 2020 | Last Updated: 25 Jan 2021
Categories: Men's Health

It’s Time to Gear Up for the 10th Daredevil Run

On Friday, 13 March at Zoo Lake in Johannesburg, thousands of men will participate in the 10th Hollard Daredevil Run, a phenomenon that has morphed into a brotherhood over the years. This year, the run is emphasising the role men play in each other’s lives and the lives of their loved ones, and the influence they have in inspiring positive outcomes.

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Published: 23 Jan 2020 | Last Updated: 25 Jan 2021
Categories: Men's Health

Don’t FAF this Up – Be Ballsy Enough to Check Your Crown Jewels

No one can deny that Springbok Francois “Faf” de Klerk meeting Britain’s Prince Harry, after winning the Rugby World Cup, wearing nothing but his patriotic speedo, was a ballsy move. Using his viral fame for good, the scrumhalf is collaborating with Cipla South Africa to challenge all men – even the Prince himself – to improve their personal “ball skills” when it comes to checking for signs of testicular cancer.

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Published: 13 Nov 2019 | Last Updated: 29 Nov 2019
Categories: Men's Health

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