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A strong part of the DareDevil run is the cancer messaging, educating and encouraging men to know more about cancers affecting them specifically. There’s an incredible vibe and seeing how men are there for their mates or a family member or someone they know who is affected by cancer. And also how there are many boys who come and take part with their Dad or big brother so it becomes a super important health message for families. CANSA is there to provide screening.
Posted on 14 Mar 2019
Jozi will be painted purple once again as the Hollard Daredevil Run returns to the streets of Johannesburg on Friday 15 March 2019 to run cancer outta town. Kicking off at 15h00, the 5 km fun run dares the city’s bravest males to strip down to Purple Speedos and run through the streets in the name of raising awareness of male cancers and the importance of screening. Funds raised will benefit CANSA and the Prostate Cancer Foundation. This year, the Run will take place only at Zoo Lake Sports Club in Parkwood, Johannesburg, where the first Hollard Daredevil Run took place nine years ago.
Posted on 3 Mar 2019
Posted on 31 Oct 2018
Testi-monials, a campaign created by FCB Cape Town for CANSA, is setting out to remove the awkwardness around talking about testicular cancer, and drive awareness about how important it is that men not only talk balls, but take care of them too…
Posted on 24 Sep 2017
If testicular cancer is detected early, life returns to normal – CHECK YOURSELF! Find out more about reducing your risk for testicular cancer….
Posted on 21 Apr 2017
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 1 Mar 2017
Jeremy vertel: “Ek kon agterkon dat hierdie vrywilligers goed opgelei is. Die kalm manier waarop hulle my behandel en bedien het, het my die gemoed kalmeer. Ek kon sien dat hul besoek aan my meer as net ń besoek is, maar dat hulle intens in my welstand belangstel, en ook besorgd was oor die impak wat my siekte op my gesinslewe het.” Lees verder…
Posted on 28 Nov 2016
Marc Curlewis was looking forward to celebrating his 30th birthday. After all, one only hits the big ‘three-oh’ once. However, five days before his birthday, he received devastating news. The Diagnosis Marc had been experiencing some discomfort in his right […]
Posted on 30 Sep 2015
While he is probably better known for being that “radio and TV guy”, Mark is also known for being a cancer survivor. At the age of 18, he had stage 4 testicular cancer, which spread to his lungs and kidneys. […]
Posted on 29 Sep 2015
Prostate Cancer Survivor, Thulani Sibisi, who will be supporting CANSA at the upcoming Soweto Marathon, is joining the fight against cancer by taking education to his community. “We have to start something to educate people,” says Sibisi. As a former […]
Posted on 30 Oct 2014
Meet Mike Mitchell, a prostate cancer Survivor. He’s proud that he beat prostate cancer ten years ago and is still cancer free. Today, he devotes his life to creating awareness about the importance of early detection and treatment, so that other men can make it through like he did.
Posted on 27 Sep 2014
Jockey is raising awareness re men’s cancers with their video clip – their message: “You only get one pair – treat them well!” Queries CANSA Contact us here… – or find more info on prostate & testicular cancer here…
Posted on 19 Nov 2013
Torsten Koehler was a primary school biology teacher at the time he discovered he had aggressive testicular cancer. He has written a book ‘Love Your Nuts’ about his journey along the road to recovery and is actively involved in promoting […]
Posted on 14 Nov 2013
Lou Corbitt, prostate cancer survivor, wrote a letter to the Maritzburg Sun: I read an article by CANSA advising all men to take advantage of free blood analysis to detect their Prostate Serum Antigen (PSA) levels in order to detect prostate […]
Posted on 14 Nov 2013
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 Nov 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 Nov 2013
Get screened for prostate cancer – see guidelines here…. Do monthly testicular self-examinations, especially between ages of 15 to 39. Don’t smoke. If you currently smoke – get help and quit – read more… Avoid alcohol. Avoid being overweight. Exercise each […]
Posted on 1 Nov 2013