Reduce Cancer Risk
CANSA is concerned about the burden of tobacco in SA and especially about the tactics adopted by the tobacco industry to target youth. Research shows tobacco use is often initiated and established during adolescence and young adulthood. Globally the focus is on the link between tobacco, cancer, heart and other cardiovascular diseases including stroke, which combined are the world’s leading causes of death.
Posted on 29 May 2018
Miiskin and CANSA are working together to create awareness in the South African population about checking your skin and moles for changes. The app contains paid premium features of which CANSA will receive 15%.
Posted on 4 May 2018
KANSA is bekommerd oor die groot las wat tabak op die SA samelewing plaas, en veral die strategieë wat deur die tabakindustrie gebruik word om die jeug te teiken. Navorsing bewys dat die gebruik van tabak gewoonlik ‘n aanvang neem en verslawing aan tabak gevestig word tydens adolessensie en jong volwassenheid. Wêreldwyd word gefokus op die verband tussen tabakgebruik, kanker en hart- en ander kardio-vaskulêre siektes, insluitend beroerte – saam is hierdie die wêreld se grootste oorsake van sterftes.
Posted on 2 May 2018
April 2018: Lorraine Govender (CANSA’s National Advocacy Co-ordinator), was interviewed by Adri Kotze (Africa Editor Centre for Health Journalism – Mail & Guardian – http://bhekisisa.org/). CANSA was asked to respond to Cancer Research UK’s latest research, published earlier this year, […]
Posted on 25 April 2018
Eating well is an important part of improving your health and helping reduce your cancer risk. The lunch box is a tool for setting up healthy eating habits for life, so it is really important to think about all the foods that are packed into your lunch box. Remember every little bit counts. Small steps can make a big difference…
Posted on 17 April 2018
Barclay & Clegg have partnered with CANSA in order to create a platform for education, rehabilitation and support for ladies who have survived breast cancer. They offer prosthesis products for those who have been affected by the medical procedures incurred during their plight with cancer.
Posted on 13 April 2018
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
Afrikaans version here… Click here for pdf Queries CANSA For more info re Tobacco and health benefits of quitting click here…
Posted on 2 April 2018
Engelse weergawe hier… Klik hier vir pdf… Navrae KANSA Klik hier vir nog inligting rondom tabak en die voordele as jy sou ophou rook…
Posted on 2 April 2018
Posted on 1 April 2018
Smoking water pipes (also known as hookahs, hubbly bubbly, narghiles, shisha and goza) is becoming an increasingly popular pastime with young people, because it is seen as a fun way to socialise with friends. It is also viewed as less harmful than smoking cigarettes. Nothing could be further from the truth!
Posted on 31 March 2018
Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and similar devices are frequently marketed as aids to quit smoking, or as ‘healthier’ alternatives to tobacco. However, this has not been proven. They contain nicotine, so they’re addictive and may encourage novice users to later switch to […]
Posted on 30 March 2018
Second-hand smoke is particularly dangerous to children because their bodies are still developing. Smoking when you are with your children can increase their risk of cot death, ‘glue ear’ (most common form of deafness in children), respiratory illnesses such as […]
Posted on 29 March 2018
Would you still be smoking if it did to your outside, what it does to your inside? Watch out for the Tobacco Industry’s clever marketing tactics – don’t be fooled – smoking can’t be fun if it’s a KILLER – […]
Posted on 28 March 2018
If you are a smoker, giving up smoking is the best present you can give yourself and your family. There are techniques you can try to help you join the increasing numbers of smokers who are quitting for good. Need more reasons […]
Posted on 27 March 2018
Hollard, organisers of the Hollard Daredevil Run, announced that funds raised from the 2018 edition of the Run will be split respectively between the long-time original beneficiary, CANSA, as well as the Prostate Cancer Foundation. The majority of the funds raised will continue to support the CANSA Hollard MANVan initiative, with the remaining funds contributed towards The Prostate Cancer Foundation and their education drives.
Posted on 13 March 2018
English Media Release 2 Maart 2018: KANSA sê die handhawing van ‘n gebalanseerde leefstyl kan help om die risiko vir kanker te verlaag. KANSA stem ook saam met die Wêreld Kankernavorsingsfonds (World Cancer Research Fund) se bevindinge dat mense hul […]
Posted on 5 March 2018
Afrikaans version here… Click here for pdf… Queries CANSA Read more about how to adopt a balanced lifestyle here…
Posted on 4 March 2018
Engelse weergawe hier… Klik hier vir pdf… Navrae KANSA Klik hier vir meer inligting rondom ‘n gebalanseerde lewenstyl…
Posted on 3 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