CANSA says leading a balanced lifestyle can help lower the cancer risk and agrees with the World Cancer Research Fund – people can reduce their cancer risk in one third of cancer cases, by simply combining a wholesome eating programme, maintaining a healthy body weight and remaining physically active…
Posted on 13 April 2018
International Cancer Survivors’ Day is celebrated during the first week of June to acknowledge and celebrate the courageous individuals fighting cancer. CANSA is promoting the CANSA ‘Bannerthon’, 1 – 6 June 2018, by encouraging all workplaces and businesses to show ‘visual’ support and display a specially printed banner during in the first week of June.
Posted on 12 April 2018
The next CANSA Research in Action Conference will be held at the University of Pretoria from Tuesday, 3rd July to Thursday, 5th July 2018. Registration is now open.
Posted on 8 April 2018
CANSA is assisting in KZN cervical cancer screening programmes through a Pap smear drive on 21 April as well as a partnership with KZN Department of Health, mobilising our mobile health units in areas that have the lowest uptake of Pap smears.
Posted on 5 April 2018
Elna’s life and story is the inspiration behind the Open Genome Project, a new initiative to optimise the clinical management of each patient by using an integrated service and research approach. The severe side effects experienced by Elna with use of effective medication, highlighted the need for intensified research with a greater focus on improved quality of life in cancer survivors.
Posted on 22 March 2018
Faizel Jacobs, cancer Survivor, with support from CANSA and stoma nurses, is able to live life to the full…
Posted on 13 March 2018
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 2 March 2018
Why do we need patent law reform urgently in South Africa?
Posted on 16 January 2018
CANSA has funding available for research projects initiated and executed at South African institutions such as universities and parastatal organisations. The closing date for applications is 31 May 2018.
Posted on 4 January 2016
CANSA and Quintiles are collaborating to support awareness of, and access to, cancer related SA Clinical Trials. To this end, CANSA will post regularly updated information on this post regarding trials currently taking place in South Africa.
Posted on 1 January 2016