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English Media Release 28 September 2020 – KANSA stel sy iSurvivor Metastatiese Borskanker (MBK) e-pos ondersteuningsprogram bekend as deel van Borskanker-bewusmakingsmaand in Oktober. Buiten reeds-bestaande aanlyn ondersteuningsdienste en -programme vir kankerpasiënte, is hierdie program meestal daarop gemik om MBK-pasiënte te […]
Posted on 9 Oct 2020
CANSA launches its iSurvivor Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) email support programme as part of breast cancer awareness month in October. In addition to existing online support offerings and ground level support programmes for cancer patients, this programme is aimed at assisting and helping mostly MBC patients with their experienced challenges.
Posted on 1 Oct 2020
English Media Release 11 Augustus 2020 – Pink Trees for Pauline (PTFP) in samewerking met KANSA het weer hande gevat en nooi alle klubs, werksplekke, skole, organisasies en individue uit om deel van #doekwithadifference (die dra van ’n kopdoek of […]
Posted on 8 Sep 2020
Nicole Fuller, Oncology Patient Navigator, breast cancer exercise recovery specialist and motivational speaker shares an introduction to Lymphoedema for breast cancer patients, with deep breathing and lymph drainage exercises.
Posted on 25 Aug 2020
Despite the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic and the need to minimise social gatherings to curb the spread of the virus, beauty and personal care company Avon Justine, will once again partner with non-governmental organisations to host the first ever virtual national walkathon on 31 October 2020 to raise funds for breast cancer awareness and education.
Posted on 18 Aug 2020
Pink Trees for Pauline (PTFP) in association with CANSA have partnered again and invite all clubs, workplaces, schools, institutions and individuals to embrace #doekwithadifference (wearing a head wrap or scarf) OR wrapping trees in the community in pink fabric.
Posted on 13 Aug 2020
Women mostly prioritise others and are always busy juggling multiple roles, but perhaps one of the most important tasks they should busy themselves with, is a breast self-examination! Radio Spots: https://cansa.org.za/files/2020/07/200708_CANSA_The_Shelf_50_Sec_WIP_Mix_2.mp3 https://cansa.org.za/files/2020/07/200708_CANSA_Portrait_58_Sec_WIP_Mix_2.mp3 https://cansa.org.za/files/2020/07/200708_CANSA_Cupcakes_60_Sec_Vers_1_Mix_2.mp3 Find out how to do a […]
Posted on 7 Aug 2020
In August, CANSA encourages women to take care of themselves by knowing their bodies, the signs of cancer and taking up their right to cancer screening to promote early detection. #WomensHealth #CANSAscreening #BreastCancer #CervicalCancer #WomensMonth
Posted on 5 Aug 2020
4 March is International HPV Awareness Day – #HPV #askaboutHPV #InternationalHPVAwarenessDay
Posted on 4 Mar 2020
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…
Posted on 16 Feb 2020
On World AIDS Day (1 December), CANSA, the National Cancer Registry (NCR) and the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society highlight that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a cancer-causing agent and can put people living with HIV at risk for cancer.
Posted on 29 Nov 2019
CANSA is celebrating Women’s Health awareness in October and we would like to make a difference by offering a women around South Africa, free Clinical Breast Examinations from 25th to 31st October 2019 at most CANSA Care Centres. Book your appointment for screening now…
Posted on 24 Oct 2019
The University of Cape Town (UCT) , National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), the Health Promotion South Africa Trust and CANSA will jointly observe the first international Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Awareness Day on the 4th of March 2018.
Posted on 22 Oct 2019
My name is Marlene Pretorius, and I am a breast cancer Survivor – why do I say this with a smile? Well, firstly, I survived this dreaded disease, and secondly, when I received an invitation to do a Breast Cancer […]
Posted on 22 Oct 2019
Across the world, October is marked as breast cancer month. It is an opportunity to create awareness, educate people and provide support for breast cancer survivors and those close to them. In South Africa, more than 10 dedicated breast cancer organisations do their bit. No other single cancer in South Africa has that dedicated focus, but one of the greatest obstacles facing women with breast cancer is the exorbitant cost of the essential medicines needed to save their lives.
Posted on 19 Oct 2019
In October CANSA focuses on breast cancer, particularly turning the spotlight on the needs of patients with advanced or metastatic breast cancer (MBC). Breast cancer is the leading cancer affecting women in South Africa. According to the National Cancer Registry, 1 in 27 women are at risk of being diagnosed in their lifetime.
Posted on 26 Sep 2019
English Media Release 26 September 2019 – Gedurende Oktober laat KANSA die kollig val op borskanker, die mees algemene kanker wat vroue in Suid-Afrika raak. Volgens die Nasionale Kankerregister loop 1 uit 27 die risiko om in hul leeftyd gediagnoseer […]
Posted on 26 Sep 2019
Participating women will have the opportunity to undergo a free Clinical Breast Examination by CANSA at registration on the 17th and 18th of October as well as at the annual iThemba Walkathon scheduled for Sunday, 20 October at Marks Park…
Posted on 25 Sep 2019
Thobekile Khuzwayo: “If I had not been exposed to health education materials at CANSA, I would not have known how to do a breast self-examination and get into the habit of doing it regularly.”
Posted on 16 Aug 2019
CANSA supports the National Department of Health’s efforts to prioritise awareness of breast and cervical cancer and to educate women with knowledge of symptoms, screening opportunities and lowering cancer risk. In August, in line with its 365 Day Health Challenge, CANSA encourages women to get screened and to proactively share this on every available platform, including social media encouraging and challenging other women to get screened.
Posted on 5 Aug 2019