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CANSA’s Seal of Recognition

Podcast: Discuss Colorectal Cancer on the CANSA Couch

Join us for an insightful discussion on colorectal cancer with CANSA’s National Manager of Health Programmes, Lorraine Govender. In this episode, Lorraine dives into the importance of having access to healthy food and drink choices in lowering one’s risk for colorectal cancer.

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Published: 17 April 2024
Updated: 17 April 2024
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Highlights, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Edible Consumer Goods Category, Men's Health, On the CANSA Couch Podcasts, Women's Health

CANSA Endorses SunKin Apparel for Kids

SunKin is more than just a collection of brightly coloured, spirited, and beautifully crafted apparel for children; it is a commitment to prioritizing sun safety above all else. Created with a deep love for family and the endless joys of sun-soaked, ice cream-filled summer days, SunKin ensures that little adventurers can enjoy extended outdoor play […]

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Published: 25 March 2024
Updated: 25 March 2024
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, SunSmart

Podcast: Cancer Patients and Hair Loss – On the CANSA Couch

Hair loss is a common side-effect of chemotherapy treatment. In this heartfelt CANSA Podcast episode, we explore the emotional journey of individuals facing hair loss and the impactful support provided by CANSA.

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Published: 6 March 2024
Updated: 6 March 2024
Categories: CANSA Highlights, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Non-Edible Consumer Goods Category, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Patient Care, CANSA's Holistic Cancer Care & Support, Cope with Cancer, On the CANSA Couch Podcasts

B-well Launches Exciting Back-To-School Cookbook

One of the trickiest aspects of parenthood is ensuring that your little ones are getting all the nutrients they need – and that their meals are delicious enough that they’ll want to finish each bite! As we head back into the school year, it’s easy to get stuck in a rut with the same old meals and snacks – but B-well together with Munchie Monster and his colourful friends are here to lend a helping hand with the fantastical Taste Explorers cookbook…

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Published: 18 January 2024
Updated: 10 April 2024
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Highlights, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Edible Consumer Goods Category, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, Dietary Tips

Melanoma Ranks in Top Five Cancers

In May, awareness is placed on Melanoma, currently ranking the fifth most prevalent cancer in men and sixth most prevalent among women in South Africa, according to the National Cancer Registry (2019). The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) reminds South Africans to protect themselves from overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays that are the main cause of skin cancer and to be aware that people of all skin tones (light to dark) can be diagnosed with skin cancer.

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Published: 1 December 2023
Updated: 15 February 2024
Categories: CANSA's Seal of Recognition, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Screening & Cancer Control, SunSmart, Types of cancer, Women's Health

Podcast: Being Sunsmart – On the CANSA Couch

Join us on the CANSA Couch, we’re talking about being SunSmart. Guests are Prof Michael Herbst, Clinical Specialist, Patient Advocate, and cancer survivor from CANSA joined by Emthunzini Hats Brand Manager, Roxy Barlow.

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Published: 27 November 2023
Updated: 6 March 2024
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, On the CANSA Couch Podcasts, SunSmart

CANSA withdraws Smart Choice Seal from two sunscreens

CANSA announces that it is withdrawing its Smart Choice Seal from the Kool-a-Chem range of sunscreens currently carrying the CANSA trademark, as of November 2023. This is due to non-compliance and contravention of the license agreement, following random laboratory tests carried out by CANSA.

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Published: 13 November 2023
Updated: 14 November 2023
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, Media Releases & News, SunSmart

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

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: 22 February 2023
Updated: 7 March 2024
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, About Cancer, Advocacy, Balanced Lifestyle, 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

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

Ocean Freedom Sunscreen Gets Thumbs Up For CANSA Seal

Ocean Freedom mineral sunscreens have been awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition denoting it as a ‘CANSA Smart Choice’ product for cancer risk reduction…

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Published: 13 September 2022
Updated: 30 September 2022
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, SunSmart

Sunscreen root4 Receives CANSA Seal of Recognition

CANSA welcomes its latest CANSA Seal of Recognition partner, root4 3D Defence SPF50 Mineral Sunscreen, under their Protection category. root4 is the perfect addition to the CANSA Smart Choice family as it not only meets national and international sun protection standards, but it’s also safe for the environment…

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Published: 12 September 2022
Updated: 30 September 2022
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, SunSmart

Cape Fynbos Tea Adds Honeybush to South Africa’s Growing Herbal Tea Industry

31 August 2022 – Within a year of launching its first fynbos tea range, a start-up called Cape Fynbos Tea has already captured the interest of the wellness industry – including Faithful to Nature and the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) – affirming the interest in the tea market for the medicinal properties of South […]

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Published: 31 August 2022
Updated: 1 September 2022
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Edible Consumer Goods Category, CANSA's Seal of Recognition

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

Revitalising the CANSA Seal of Recognition Programme

As part of CANSA’s 90th birthday, we are revitalising our Seal of Recognition as well as introducing our new category, Physical Activity….

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Published: 11 August 2021
Updated: 30 September 2021
Categories: CANSA 90th Anniversary, CANSA's Seal of Recognition

Webinar – What the CANSA Seal of Recognition Can Offer You

An information session was hosted about our CANSA Seal of Recognition Smart Choice programme and to find out how to lower the cancer risk. The programme has been revitalised to further benefit you by helping to educate to make smart, informed choices when purchasing products and to help lower cancer risk…

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Published: 5 August 2021
Updated: 13 August 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, CANSA's Seal of Recognition

ZZ2 100% Romanita Tomato Juice awarded CANSA Seal of Recognition

ZZ2 100% Romanita Tomato Juice has been awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition denoting it as a CANSA Smart Choice food product for cancer risk reduction. #LowerCancerRisk #CANSASmart Choice #ZZ2Tomatoes

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Published: 2 November 2020
Updated: 15 March 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Edible Consumer Goods Category

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

Rugani 100% Vegetable Juices awarded CANSA Seal of Recognition

Rugani Vegetable juices have been awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition signifying these juices as a CANSA Smart Choice. Owing to the innovative extraction processes and packaging, no additives (sugar, preservatives or colourants) are used in the production of Rugani’s juices and provide nutrients that may aid in reducing the risk of cancer.

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Published: 8 July 2020
Updated: 30 April 2021
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Edible Consumer Goods Category, Media Releases & News

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