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
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
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
Afrikaans version… Download PDF… Infographic Colorectal Cancer: English Fact Sheet Colorectal Cancer (NCR 2012) Find more information regarding a balanced lifestyle…
Posted on 15 March 2017
English version… Laai PDF af … Infografiek Kolorektale Kanker: Afrikaans Feiteblad Kolorektale Kanker (NCR 2012) Vind meer inligting omtrent ‘n gebalanseerde leefstyl hier…
Posted on 15 March 2017
Obesity, a risk factor for cancer and an established problem in high-income countries, is escalating rapidly in low- and middle-income countries, contributing significantly to the noncommunicable disease (NCD) burden. Dr Melissa Wallace and Ms Megan Pentz-Kluyts contributed an article to Cancercontrol.info.
Posted on 6 March 2017
CANSA, as part of the South African NCD Alliance, support the indirect taxation on sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) with the aim of reducing their consumption
Posted on 31 January 2017
Diet and leading an active balanced lifestyle can play a significant role in reducing your cancer risk. CANSA recommends eating more fibre and whole-grain foods like CANSA Smart Choice Bokomo Weet-Bix. WIN a year of well-being with WEET-BIX + CANSA!
Posted on 9 December 2016
CANSA supports National Nutrition Week 2016’s campaign “Love Your Beans – Eat Dry Beans, Peas and Lentils”, acknowledging that these are smart, healthy food choices – view video, infographic and easy to prepare recipes…
Posted on 10 October 2016
CANSA has announced that Glen Rooibos Tea is its official rooibos tea suplier. This will see Glen Rooibos Tea being supplied to CANSA’s 30 Care Centres that include 11 Care Homes, and other facilities. Glen Rooibos Tea will also be the official supplier for this year’s Cuppa For CANSA campaign. CANSA officially recognises rooibos as a source that may reduce cancer risk.
Posted on 14 June 2016
CANSA would like to thank the SABC Foundation for providing airtime to broadcast our public service announcement (PSA). The ads were aired on Good Hope, SAFM and Lesedi.
Posted on 8 March 2016
Can a High Fat, Low Complex Carbohydrate Diet Increase the Risk of Colon Cancer? Prof Stephen O’Keefe
Public address by Stephen O’Keefe, Professor of Medicine, Clinical Nutrition Service at the University of Pittsburgh and a world expert on colon health, on the topic: Can a high fat, low complex carbohydrate diet increase the risk of colon cancer?
Posted on 25 November 2015
Youth Day: The WHO has declared childhood obesity as one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century. It is linked primarily to unhealthy eating habits, but is also due to children today being much less physically active. CANSA urges parents & educators to help change this…
Posted on 15 June 2015
Avoid Obesity The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines ‘obesity’ or ‘being overweight’ as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health. In South Africa there is an alarming increase in the amount of overweight and obese individuals, […]
Posted on 29 April 2015
English Press Release 31 March 2015 – red espresso®, ‘n Wêreld Eerste en trots Suid-Afrikaanse produk wat rooibostee in ‘n espresso vernuwe, is sopas bekroon met die Kankervereniging van Suid-Afrika (KANSA) se Seël van Erkenning as erkenning van die produk se […]
Posted on 28 March 2015
For almost nine months, Millicent Mulelu, had been in and out of hospital with constant abdominal pains accompanied by chronic diarrhoea. In September 2004 she received the devasting news that she had colorectal cancer. Read her inspirational story…
Posted on 28 March 2015