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CANSA’s Seal of Recognition
4 February 2020 – Compassionhat, headwear designed specifically for cancer Survivors, was awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition status as a CANSA Smart Choice product aimed at improving quality of life and dignity. Sue Richards, owner of Compassionhats, says, “The […]
Posted on 6 Feb 2020
The Smart Choice Cookbook with CANSA and B-well is a collection of recipes that focuses on cancer risk reduction. 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.
Posted on 18 Mar 2019
Infinity Care is a nappy brand is the first of its kind in the industry to have been awarded the CANSA Smart Choice Seal by CANSA, which has deemed products to be free of all known carcinogens and / or hormone disruptors. Products are available at CANSA’s Care Centres countrywide from 1st July 2019.
Posted on 21 Jan 2019
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 Dec 2016
Emthunzini Hats, established in 2009, sell a fashionable range of sunhats for men, women and children, designed in Australia, to give serious sun protection while still looking good. It’s essential for everyone to protect their skin every day of the […]
Posted on 5 Dec 2015
CANSA recommends chosing a sunscreen with a UVA and UVB protection and SPF of at least 20 to 50 – and preferrably 30 to 50 for fair to very fair skin. As part of our responsibility towards the public and […]
Posted on 8 Jun 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 Mar 2015
red espresso®, a World First and proudly South African product that innovated rooibos tea into an espresso, has just been awarded CANSA Seal of Recognition in recognition of its unique health properties.
Posted on 28 Mar 2015
3 September 2014: CANSA has awarded the CANSA ‘Smart Choice’ Seal to all canola oil and canola margarine brands (produced from South African grown GMO-free canola) for more than ten years. Analysis of peer-reviewed literature has informed CANSA that the good […]
Posted on 3 Sep 2014
“Longevity is not a given, but a grace.” We can influence the state of our health by living a balanced lifestyle and making smart choices. By making smart choices, you can reduce your cancer risk.
Posted on 10 Mar 2014
Thank you M-Net & DSTV for helping to promote CANSA SunSmart awareness! See below to view infomercials. Protect young skins from UV rays the SunSmart way with UV suits. Read more about CANSA’s SunSmart campaign. Infomercials: 1min50s: 30 seconds: 15 seconds:
Posted on 9 Dec 2012
Clicks Sunprotect, endorsed by CANSA since 2009, is a range of sunscreen products that has been manufactured exclusively for Clicks for the past four years and complies with current South African National Standards (SANS 1557:2009 Edition 3). Sunprotect products protect […]
Posted on 26 Oct 2012
Click on link to listen to radio interview with CANSA’s CEO, Sue Janse van Rensburg, on SAFM regarding Sunscreens View other recent articles on this topic: CANSA CEO letter re Sunscreen Standards Sunscreens – despite questions re optimal UVA protection – still […]
Posted on 23 Sep 2012
English Letter Lees onderstaande brief of laai pdf af… Beste Besorgde Burger, Lid van ons kosbare Publiek en lojale KANSA Vriend, Met verwysing na die Sonskerm-nuus: KANSA het nog altyd en sal altyd eerste ons verantwoordelikheid teenoor jou as lojale […]
Posted on 12 Sep 2012
CANSA SEAL OF RECOGNITION (CSOR) 31 August 2012 – Since 2005 all sunscreen bearing the CSOR had to have a sun protection factor (SPF) of 20 minimum and 50 maximum. It had to provide broad-spectrum protection against UVA & UVB […]
Posted on 2 Sep 2012
In response to the recent UVA concerns and in an effort to get an idea of the levels of UVA protection provided by sunscreens locally, the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) commissioned the testing of a sample of sunscreens […]
Posted on 29 Aug 2012
Background: On the 30th September 2011, CANSA handed over 35 samples of sunscreen to Future Cosmetics for testing of UVA and UVB efficacy in relation to the COLIPA (European) Standards for sunscreens. Read more about this… In the latter weeks […]
Posted on 23 Aug 2012
26 July 2012: Bokomo Weet-Bix and e.tv officially join the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) in the fight against cancer by signing up as national partners for CANSA’s Relay For Life programme. This Corporate Social Investment (CSI) partnership spans over a three-year […]
Posted on 10 Aug 2012
CANSA has created the CANSA Smart Choice Seal to help consumers identify products free of chemicals linked by research to cancer, such as cling-wrap free of harmful plasticisers. Warning: Some cling-wrap contains harmful plasticisers that migrate into fatty foods like […]
Posted on 8 Aug 2012
CANSA has officially endorsed Allen Carr’s Easyway to Stop Smoking method as a Smart Choice in the fight against cancer since 2008. Allen Carr’s Easyway is the world’s most successful stop smoking program with 150 Easyway clinics in over 40 […]
Posted on 22 May 2012