Screening & Cancer Control
Follow our CANSA Mobile Health Clinics’ journey: Contact the local Care Centre or phone us toll-free on 0800 22 66 22. Also keep an eye on our social media for more information: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Posted on 1 October 2017
Afrikaans PPT: Childhood Cancer Awareness | Symptoms | Myths | CANSA TLC Support Read more…
Posted on 19 September 2017
In a bid to reduce the scourge of this disease, CANSA is partnering with the Skin Cancer Foundation of South Africa, on National Skin Cancer Screening Day, on 1 September 2017, by offering free FotoFinder mole examinations at all their main metro CANSA Care Centres, as well as at participating dermatologists nationwide.
Posted on 31 August 2017
When a passion for extreme mountain biking, emotions for a loved one lost and the will to make a difference collide, it reaches epic proportions in communities. CANSA and Iloveboobies are taking hands and taking cancer screening to the communities.
Posted on 30 July 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
Afrikaanse weergawe… Always seek medical advice as soon as possible when concerned about a particular spot on your skin. Check your skin carefully every month and ask a family member or friend to examine your back and the top of […]
Posted on 5 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
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
As part of ‘CANSA Care Week’ during August, CANSA’s Mobile Health Clinics are going the distance in providing cancer education and information to help reduce the cancer risk, as well as cancer screening and early detection programmes.
Posted on 3 August 2015
As deel van ‘KANSA Week’ gaan KANSA gedurende Augustusmaand vanjaar Mobiele Gesondheidsklinieke gebruik om hiernude fokus te plaas op opleiding rakende kanker, deur die verskaffing van inligting wat sal help om die risiko van kanker te verminder, asook om siftingstoetse beskikbaar te stel en om programme oor die vroeë opsporing van kanker aan te moedig.
Posted on 28 July 2015
Many disabled women are also diagnosed with cancer. There is a big risk of late diagnosis of Breast Cancer among disabled women, as this group of women is not always targeted during information sharing campaigns, as the focus remains on […]
Posted on 7 October 2014
Posted on 19 August 2014
19 August 2014: CANSA’s efforts to plug this country’s rural health-care gaps in the battle against cancer and the need to take its service to rurally-based communities has received a welcome boost with the donation of a R460 000 Mobile […]
Posted on 19 August 2014
Screening Offered: FotoFinder – mole-mapping device – skin cancer screening Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) finger-prick blood tests or full blood tests to help detect prostate cancer Pap smears for early diagnosis of cervical cancer Educational material, exhibitions and health talks […]
Posted on 19 June 2014
Don’t Avoid Prostate Cancer Screening Men over the age of 40 need to go for simple screening tests each year to check if they might have prostate cancer, which is the most common cancer among men in South Africa and […]
Posted on 7 November 2013
Prostate Cancer Screening Vital Men over the age of 40 need to go for simple screening tests each year to check if they might have prostate cancer, which is the most common cancer among men in South Africa and globally […]
Posted on 6 November 2013
CANSA uThungulu has got a brand new mobile clinic, with 4×4 capabilities, to take CANSA Services to hard to reach rural areas. Mobile Clinic Schedule: 18 July: Emasangweni: Papsmear Clinic and PSA Screening 20 July: eNseleni: Health Talk & PSA […]
Posted on 26 July 2013
Imagine a world without cancer. CANSA is striving to create such a world through early detection, Mobile Health Units and screening. The main focus of CANSA’s Care Centres and Care Clinics is to provide comprehensive care and support to cancer […]
Posted on 25 October 2012
About the Phakamisa Navigation Programme Apart from non-melanoma skin cancer, Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in women of all races, with a lifetime risk of 1 in 29 in South Africa, according to the 2011 National Cancer Registry. […]
Posted on 28 September 2012