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Prostate Cancer

The lifetime risk for prostate cancer in men in South Africa, is 1 in 15, according to the 2019 National Cancer Registry. Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer globally and locally and showing significant increases. Media Release Infographic International and local research indicates that the risk for aggressive prostate cancer is higher in […]

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Published: 6 Sep 2022
Updated: 3 Nov 2022
Categories: Types of cancer, Uncategorized

CANSA & Partners Campaign for New Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill to be Passed by Parliament

2022 – CANSA together with the National Council Against Smoking (NCAS), Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa and the South African Medical Research Council, continues  campaigning for the new Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill to be passed by Parliament, to make it easier for South Africans to choose smoke-free lives and put an end to the threat tobacco-use poses to the environment…

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Published: 19 May 2022
Categories: Uncategorized

Internasionale Opname Beklemtoon die persepsies van kanker

Om die viering van die 20ste bestaansjaar van Wêreld Kankerdag te herdenk, het die UICC versoek dat ‘n wêreldwye opname gedoen moet word on inligting in te win om aktuele data in te win aangaande die publiek se ervarings, standpunte, sienings en gedrag om sake rakende kanker te monitor. Hierdie opname is hanteer, uitgevoer en gereguleer deur Ipsos (‘n onafhanklike maatskappy wat marknavorsing doen). Die marknavorsing is in 20 lande (wat Suid-Afrika insluit) wêreldwyd gedoen en nagenoeg 15 000 volwassenes is betrek met die opname. Dit is die eerste openbare opname oor persepsies oor kanker wat in ‘n dekade aangepak is.

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Published: 4 Feb 2020
Updated: 24 Jan 2022
Categories: Uncategorized

CANSA Screening at SPAR Pharmacies – North West

We are excited to launch our new partnership with Pharmacy at SPAR. Pharmacy at SPAR and CANSA are able to offer cancer screenings at 32 Pharmacy at SPAR branches nationwide. Screening offered includes Pap smears to detect cervical cancer, and Clinical Breast Examinations for women, as well as PSA blood screenings for men to help […]

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Published: 5 Nov 2019
Updated: 12 Dec 2019
Categories: CANSA North West, Uncategorized

Slideshow: CANSA Helps Patients Cope with Treatment & Side Effects

Afrikaans Download PDF… Find more useful information regarding: Survivorship CANSA’s care & support service Dietary tips Online support groups / resources

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Published: 27 Jul 2018
Categories: Uncategorized

Miss, Mr & Mrs Charity 2018

Read the Miss, Mr & Mrs Charity Mentorship Programme media release. Contact Munnik Marais at to make a nomination or Make a Nomination Online:

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Published: 26 Mar 2018
Updated: 4 Apr 2018
Categories: Uncategorized

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