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My Life Beyond Cancer

My Life Beyond Cancer

COVID-19 Alert: CANSA will continue supporting patients virtually via our online support platforms, Toll Free Call Centre 0800 22 66 22 and our WhatsApp lines which are 072 197 9305 English and Afrikaans / 071 867 3530 Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho and Siswati. A list of staff on call during the nationwide lockdown will also be posted on the CANSA website.

Furthermore, CANSA may be contacted via our social media platforms:


Keep Informed: follow CANSA on Twitter and Like our Facebook Page for info & inspiration.

Be Inspired: read Stories of Hope shared by fellow cancer Survivors and be encouraged to keep on FIGHTING and to never lose HOPE!

Share: your OWN Story of Hope so that you can make a positive impact on another cancer Survivor

Participate: take part in Relay For Life, Shavathon, Cuppa For CANSA, or CANSA Active – experience the camaraderie of these events and make your stand against cancer along with fellow cancer Survivors! 

Make a Positive Impact: become a CANSA Volunteer and share the wisdom you have gained.

Download PDF – Preparing for life after cancer

Preparing for life after cancer

As a cancer survivor, your post-treatment follow ups and health checks are just as important as before. It is likely that you will continue to see your cancer care team for a few years still to come.

CANSA Salutes You – Our cancer Survivors

June marks International Cancer Survivors’ Day & CANSA would like to share the following message with our cancer Survivors:

“We are honoured to wish you a happy International Cancer Survivors’ Day. You show us that life after a cancer diagnosis can be meaningful, productive and even inspiring. This is something to celebrate! We also pay tribute to all our health care providers, caregivers and researchers who devote their efforts to increase the length and quality of the life of our cancer Survivors.” (Elize Joubert CANSA CEO). Read more…


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