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Thobekile Khuzwayo: “If I had not been exposed to health education materials at CANSA, I would not have known how to do a breast self-examination and get into the habit of doing it regularly.”
Posted on 16 Aug 2019
CANSA) urges women to get to know what is normal for their bodies, so that when they do a monthly breast self-examination (BSE), they may detect any changes, signs and symptoms of breast cancer. Get to know the warning signs and symptoms. Watch this educational video that shows women how to perform a BSE. Please share far and wide – it can save a life!
Posted on 9 Aug 2019
CANSA supports the National Department of Health’s efforts to prioritise awareness of breast and cervical cancer and to educate women with knowledge of symptoms, screening opportunities and lowering cancer risk. In August, in line with its 365 Day Health Challenge, CANSA encourages women to get screened and to proactively share this on every available platform, including social media encouraging and challenging other women to get screened.
Posted on 5 Aug 2019
Pink Trees for Pauline Campaign – purchase the signature pink material and wrap up local trees or a stunning Doek and show your support for CANSA and those affected by cancer.
Posted on 29 Jul 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 27 Feb 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
VIDEO: CANSA’s Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) programme supports children and teens diagnosed with cancer or affected by cancer (a family member has cancer), as we believe no child or family should have to face cancer on their own. Come and see what we do…
Posted on 15 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
CANSA collaborates with partners to support awareness of, and access to, cancer related SA Clinical Trials. CANSA will post regularly updated information on this post regarding trials currently taking place in South Africa.
Posted on 3 Jan 2015