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Women’s Health

Lung Cancer Awareness Video – CANSA MLCCP Partnership with University of KZN

CANSA is concerned about the low awareness of lung cancer. More than two-thirds of patients are diagnosed at a late stage, when the cancer has already spread to other parts of the body. If lung cancer is found at an earlier stage, when it’s small and before it has spread, it’s more likely to be successfully treated. This concern led to a partnership with the University of KwaZulu-Natal for a Multinational Lung Cancer Control Programme (UKZN-MLCCP)…

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Published: 10 Dec 2021 | Last Updated: 14 Jan 2022
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Highlights, Men's Health, Types of cancer, Women's Health

Standing Together to Eliminate Cervical Cancer

On 17 November 2021, CANSA and other cancer control partners worldwide, will mark the first anniversary of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s ‘Eliminate Cervical Cancer’ Campaign. Launched by the WHO to eliminate cervical cancer as a public health problem globally in 2020, countries and communities around the world mark this movement with a day of action and the launch of local campaigns.

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Published: 16 Nov 2021 | Last Updated: 16 Nov 2021
Categories: CANSA Highlights, Women's Health

Radio Spots – CANSA Cervical Cancer Awareness and Screening

Radio spots available in English, Afrikaans, isiXhosa, isiZulu and SeSotho courtesy of Siemens Healthineers. South African women have a 1 in 40 lifetime risk of cervical cancer (NCR 2017). Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer related deaths, and the second most common diagnosed cancer (excluding basal cell carcinoma) among SA women. CANSA encourages women aged 18 to 69 to contact their CANSA Care Centre to make an appointment for a Pap smear, or visit their local clinic or health professional. Early detection saves lives…

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Published: 12 Nov 2021 | Last Updated: 9 Dec 2021
Categories: Advocacy, Types of cancer, Women's Health

The Silk Lady Headwrap Series to Benefit CANSA

R10 per product of the silk headwrap series (silk headwrap, turban, sleep cap) and R7 per silk pillowcase sold, will be donated to CANSA…

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Published: 11 Nov 2021 | Last Updated: 9 Dec 2021
Categories: Our Cause Related Marketing Partners, Women's Health

Lung Cancer

Latest Webinar: Talking Lung Cancer (11 November 2021) – view recording Lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide, accounting for 2.1 million new cases and 1.8 million deaths in 2018. (1) More than two-thirds of lung cancer patients are diagnosed at a late stage, after the cancer has spread to other parts of the […]

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Published: 7 Nov 2021 | Last Updated: 21 Dec 2021
Categories: Men's Health, Types of cancer, Women's Health

Radio Spots – Lung Cancer Awareness & Symptoms

SABC English https://cansa.org.za/files/2021/11/Lung-Cancer-Advert-SABC-English-v2.mp3 SABC Zulu https://cansa.org.za/files/2021/11/Lung-Cancer-Advert-SABC-Zulu-v2.mp3 General English https://cansa.org.za/files/2021/11/Lung-Cancer-Advert-English-general-v2.mp3 General Zulu https://cansa.org.za/files/2021/11/Lung-Cancer-Advert-Zulu-general-v2.mp3 Find more information regarding lung cancer…

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Published: 3 Nov 2021
Categories: Men's Health, Types of cancer, Women's Health

Nutri-Reset Digital Publication

CANSA contributes articles to Nutri-Reset Digital publication…

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Published: 3 Nov 2021 | Last Updated: 3 Nov 2021
Categories: Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Women's Health

Zoom “Conversations with Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer”

CANSA and metastatic breast cancer Survivors held a chat via Zoom about coping with metastatic breast cancer on Thursday, 4 November 2021…

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Published: 2 Nov 2021 | Last Updated: 21 Dec 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Women's Health

Early Detection of Breast Cancer is Vital

CANSA highlights the important role that women can play in taking ownership of their personal health during breast cancer awareness month and that getting checked regularly and early, is vital. In celebration of CANSA’s 90th birthday, Novartis is giving back and offering a total of 360 free Clinical Breast Examinations from 27 September to 8 October at selected CANSA Care Centres in Kimberley, Cape Town, Richards Bay, Durban, Pretoria, Rustenburg, Bedfordview, Gqeberha (PE) and Bloemfontein – bookings at info@cansa.org.za…

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Published: 1 Nov 2021 | Last Updated: 3 Nov 2021
Categories: Media Releases & News, Women's Health

CANSA Speaks – Facebook Session Protect Our Next

View recording: Dr Sithembile Ngidi, oncologist wraps up Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Lorraine Govender from CANSA shared information on where to go for help and support, and discussed how the new Tobacco Control Bill will better protect our health…

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Published: 29 Oct 2021 | Last Updated: 3 Nov 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, No-Tobacco Campaign, Women's Health

CANSA Speaks – The Mercury Facebook Session “Overcoming a Breast Cancer Diagnosis”

Join The Mercury Facebook Session on Saturday, 30 October (08:00) where Kim Gillot, breast cancer Thriver and CANSA Volunteer, chats to Cara Noble (CANSA) about overcoming a breast cancer diagnosis…

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Published: 28 Oct 2021 | Last Updated: 2 Nov 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Women's Health

CANSA Speaks – Saturday Star Facebook Session “Living with Breast Cancer”

View Interview – which took place on Tuesday, 26 October 2021 (14:00), via Saturday Star Facebook for session regarding “Living with Breast Cancer” with Lorraine Govender (CANSA) and Marisa Louw, breast cancer Survivor…

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Published: 25 Oct 2021 | Last Updated: 28 Oct 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Women's Health

CANSA Speaks – Pretoria News Facebook Session “Breast Cancer Awareness”

Join us via Facebook live on Thursday, 28 October 2021 (15:00), where Cara Noble (CANSA) chats with Kim Gillot (CANSA volunteer and breast cancer thriver) about breast cancer awareness and living with breast cancer…

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Published: 25 Oct 2021 | Last Updated: 29 Oct 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Women's Health

Live, Laugh and Love with CANSA SPAR Virtual Tea

As part of special celebrations for its 90th Anniversary, CANSA is hosting four CANSA SPAR Tea Cuppa For CANSA, events in Pretoria, Bloemfontein, Durban, and Paarl on 30 of October 2021 in a virtual format. The events aim to bring awareness to CANSA’s on-going fight against cancer as well as raise funds towards their care and support programmes for those affected by cancer…

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Published: 24 Oct 2021 | Last Updated: 2 Nov 2021
Categories: Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News, Women's Health

Pink Trees for Pauline Proud to be more of what the World Needs!

The 2021 Pink Trees for Pauline drive, #doekwithadifference (a colourful head wrap), in association with CANSA will again reach communities far and wide for the 3rd consecutive year…

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Published: 23 Oct 2021 | Last Updated: 2 Nov 2021
Categories: Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News, Women's Health

African Cancer Institute | Cancer Lecture Series Invitation – Breast Cancer

21 October 2021 – Topic: Breast Cancer: Cellular Transitions, Overcoming Clinical Challenges and its Psychological Impact…

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Published: 20 Oct 2021 | Last Updated: 22 Oct 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Notice Board, Women's Health

National Virtual CANSA Netcare Support Group – 23 October 2021

View Support Group Session held on Saturday, 23 Oct 2021 from 10:00 – 11:30. Topic: Management and Care after a Mastectomy….

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Published: 20 Oct 2021 | Last Updated: 28 Oct 2021
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Women's Health

Weekend Argus Facebook Live Interview: Breast Cancer

View interview – Weekend Argus Facebook Page @WeekendArgus which took place on Wednesday, 20 October 2021 at 14:00 when Cara Noble (CANSA) discussed breast cancer awareness and how women could take ownership of their health…

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Published: 19 Oct 2021 | Last Updated: 28 Oct 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Women's Health

The Bright Side Film – and Zoom Discussion for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the moving Irish film The Bright Side, about a stand-up comedian diagnosed with breast cancer, will be screened online and free at the European Film Festival from 14 to 24 October 2021. In partnership with CANSA, the festival will also host a free online discussion event on 19 October 2021…

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Published: 18 Oct 2021 | Last Updated: 20 Oct 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, I have Cancer, Women's Health

Monarch & Rose Pink Catalogue Combo Gifts in Support of CANSA’s Women’s Health Campaign

Monarch & Rose are giving a percentage from the sale of their PINK catalogue combo gifts to CANSA in support of the Women’s Health Campaign in October…

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Published: 15 Oct 2021 | Last Updated: 2 Nov 2021
Categories: Our Cause Related Marketing Partners, Women's Health

Miladys Silicone Breast Forms to Benefit CANSA

Milady’s natural-feel breast form cups help to restore your breast silhouette after mastectomy. R50 from each sale goes to the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA)….

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Published: 11 Oct 2021 | Last Updated: 3 Nov 2021
Categories: Our Cause Related Marketing Partners, Women's Health

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