CANSA’s Holistic Cancer Care & Support
CANSA provides guidance and advice to cancer survivors and their families to improve their quality of life in all phases of treatment and after treatment. At our CANSA Care Centres we provide holistic care and support to cancer survivors from the time of diagnosis, through all phases of need, including survivorship.
Funds raised through annual campaigns enable cancer Survivor (patient) care & support programmes at CANSA’s Care Centres across SA. Our educational campaign messages aimed at reducing cancer risk and promoting early detection through screening, reaches more than half a million […]
Posted on 29 June 2017
CANSA Eikehof Care Home Find out more about our home-away-from-home for cancer Survivors (patients) receiving treatment at medical facilities far from home.
Posted on 28 June 2017
English Press Release June 2017 – KANSA bied ‘n wye verskeidenheid van ondersteunings- en sorgdienste aan kankerpasiënte en hul gesinne. Een sodanige ondersteuningsdiens is die KANSA Sorgtuistes, waarvan daar 11 in hoofstedelike gebiede in Suid-Afrika is. Hulle bied huis-weg-van-die-huis akkommodasie […]
Posted on 13 June 2017
CANSA offers a wide range of support and care services to cancer patients and their families. One such support service are our CANSA Care Homes, of which there are 11 across South Africa, in main metropolitan areas. They provide a home-away-from-home environment, offering accommodation to patients undergoing cancer treatment on an out-patient basis, at treatment facilities far from their homes.
Posted on 13 June 2017
CANSA provides home-from-home accommodation to patients undergoing cancer treatment at oncology clinics far from their homes. Meet cancer Survivors making use of our facilities, as you join us on a tour of our CANSA Eikehof Care Home, and find the CANSA Care Home closest to your treatment centre…
Posted on 23 May 2017
CANSA wants to raise awareness of skin cancer and the importance of being SunSmart to reduce cancer risk. We recently got motorists attention with our “Car Melanoma Campaign”…
Posted on 28 April 2017
According to a recent study, by 2030 South Africa could see cases of cancer increase by 78%. The medical journal Lancet predicts that globally, new cancer cases will have risen from 12.7 million in 2008 to 22.2 million by 2030. […]
Posted on 23 March 2017
Says Busi in her thank you letter: “With every visit or call I was inspired by the warmth and friendliness of the staff of CANSA, and I am truly thankful for all the tips on how to live my life with the disease called cancer.” Receiving a letter like this, just makes everything worthwhile for us at CANSA, where we strive to support cancer patients throughout their cancer journey.
Posted on 8 March 2017
Satin Pillow Cases are proud partners of CANSA and for each satin pillow case that they sell, they will donate R1-00 to CANSA…
Posted on 9 February 2017
Posted on 27 January 2017
Individual Counselling: There are many times when the pressures of dealing with cancer can become a heavy emotional and mental burden. Cancer can affect us beyond just the physical effects of a tumour. Whether you are newly diagnosed with cancer, […]
Posted on 3 January 2017
In January 2016, Mila Roscherr was challenged to do an “Intentional Act of Kindness” as part of her family’s New Year’s resolution. After seeing an article about a young girl with cancer, the decision was easy. Mila decided to challenge […]
Posted on 9 December 2016
A travel grant was awarded to Dr Tanya Schickerling of Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Division of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology to attend the SIOP 2016, 48th Congress of International Society of Paediatric Oncology in Dublin, Ireland from 18 to […]
Posted on 9 November 2016
CANSA has nine Mobile Health Clinics travelling to remote areas throughout South Africa to reach women and men who would otherwise not have access to screening. They offer the following: Clinical Breast Examinations and how to do self-breast examinations How to do […]
Posted on 26 September 2016
Thank you to Vodacom and the Bulls who allowed CANSA the opportunity to be a part of this campaign once again. We know that one in four people in SA are affected by cancer, and we are glad that these people are standing together to fight against this dreaded disease. The money raised will be used to buy another CANSA Mobile Health Clinic so that CANSA can conduct cancer and health screening in the local communities.
Posted on 3 April 2016
This week, SPAR and friends officially opened CANSA’s re-vamped Mkhuhla Care Home in Umbilo, Durban, which was given a R1.9 million make-over. This revamp followed the passing of Liz Hook, the wife of SPAR Group Director, Wayne Hook.
Posted on 8 December 2015
There are five main gynaecological cancers — cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulvar — and screening is recommended only for cervical cancer. Therefore, early detection may depend on women recognizing the symptoms and making a doctor’s appointment. “Many symptoms of […]
Posted on 19 October 2015
CANSA TLC patient, Shahied de Bruin, was diagnosed with leukaemia at the tender age of 3 months. He turned one years old on the 21st September 2015, while still in hospital. CANSA staff and volunteers worked hard to put together […]
Posted on 13 October 2015
September 2015: For the first time since the TLC Golden Statue Project was launched, Fraserburg’s Malherbe Human Intermediate Grade 8 and 9 learners participated. Attracting the public’s attention by standing like statues with their Childhood Cancer posters & pamphlets and […]
Posted on 2 October 2015
CANSA Cape Metro created awareness around Childhood Cancers during September 2015. Firstly, a CANSA TLC presence was created at the Kenilworth Centre, Cape Town on Saturday, 3rd September 2015. Kids had a fun-filled day and enjoyed face painting & hair […]
Posted on 30 September 2015