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CANSA and advertising agency HelloFCB+ set to work to find a creative way to get guys into CANSA Care Centres for a prostate blood test. Introducing ‘Don’t Fear The Finger’ video, an integrated advertising campaign, inspired by the classic horror movie genre, that removes the fear and encourages men to go for a test. The campaign launched during men’s health month in November with a TVC, and follows a man tentatively going for his first prostate exam only to find out that his fears are completely unfounded.
Posted on 15 Nov 2019
No one can deny that Springbok Francois “Faf” de Klerk meeting Britain’s Prince Harry, after winning the Rugby World Cup, wearing nothing but his patriotic speedo, was a ballsy move. Using his viral fame for good, the scrumhalf is collaborating with Cipla South Africa to challenge all men – even the Prince himself – to improve their personal “ball skills” when it comes to checking for signs of testicular cancer.
Posted on 13 Nov 2019
CANSA raises awareness of prostate cancer, the most common male cancer globally and locally and showing significant increases. According to the National Cancer Registry, South African men have a 1:19 risk for being diagnosed in their lifetime. International and local research indicates that the risk for aggressive prostate cancer is higher in black men.
Posted on 30 Oct 2019
The annual Vision 2030 Awards have announced their 2019 finalists and CANSA is a finalist in the Health Care Category. The winners will be announced and celebrated on 20 November 2019 at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni.
Posted on 20 Oct 2019
CANSA has been nominated as a finalist in the 17th Annual National Business Awards, in the category ‘Customer Focus’. The winners will be announced and celebrated on 21 November 2019.
Posted on 20 Oct 2019
CANSA is a leading role-player in cancer research and the scientific findings and knowledge gained from our research are used to realign our Health Programme, as well as strengthen our Watchdog Role to the greater benefit of the public.
Posted on 19 Oct 2019
The Smart Choice Cookbook with CANSA and B-well is a collection of recipes that focuses on cancer risk reduction. The book covers breakfast, lunch, dinner as well as snacks and treats, with a vegetarian option included in each section. All the recipes were developed in consultation with CANSA’s consulting dietitian Megan Pentz-Kluyts, who is renowned for her knowledge on the role of nutrition in helping to lower the risk of cancer. *Feb 2019 – 40 000 downloads and counting…
Posted on 18 Mar 2019
Infinity Care is a nappy brand which is manufactured in South Africa and complies with the relevant National and International Standards. It is the first of its kind in the industry to have been awarded the CANSA Smart Choice Seal by the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), which has deemed products to be free of all known carcinogens and / or hormone disruptors. The nappies are comfortable and affordably priced, and are made to suit the users’ needs, improving quality of life, dignity, health, and care & support of cancer patients. The company offers a range of Adult Incontinence, Baby Disposable Nappies, Wet Wipes, and Under Pads / and Linen Savers. All products are available at CANSA’s Care Centres countrywide from 1st July 2019.
Posted on 21 Jan 2019
Breast prostheses, mastectomy bras & lymphoedema products now available at all CANSA Care Centres through new M Store partnership. To celebrate this new partnership in the month of February, patients claiming from their medical aid will receive a third mastectomy bra free. (Medical aid patients automatically qualify for a breast prosthesis and 2 mastectomy bras under their prosthesis benefit). Cash paying patients purchasing the standard package of a breast prosthesis and mastectomy bra will get a second bra free. T’s & C’s apply.
Posted on 20 Jan 2019
The Board of Directors has approved that the funding call for research projects for 2020, be retracted until we are ready to invite research project proposals aligned with the newly established research priorities. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this retraction.
Posted on 4 Jan 2015