CANSA Highlights

National Wills Week – Attorneys Writing Wills for Free

National Wills Week will be held from 17 to 21 September 2018 and participating attorneys will be drafting free wills nationwide – view infographic. This is an opportunity that all South Africans can benefit from, and CANSA encourages those affected by cancer to take advantage of this offer.

Says Elize Joubert, CANSA CEO: “Although it is widely known that cancer is not necessarily a death sentence, it is important for patients to be able to focus completely on treatment and for loved ones to focus on support, without any additional concerns or anxiety. Having a last will and testament finalised, helps to bring peace of mind to both patients and loved ones, so that all energy may be directed towards fighting the disease. CANSA therefore encourages those affected by cancer to make use of the opportunity that National Wills Week provides.”

Benefits of having a will include: ensuring your inheritances go to the loved ones you intend on benefitting; protecting your children’s inheritance from the Government Guardian’s Fund; ensuring that your wishes are carried out; saving on estate duty with proper planning and appointing professionals to execute your Estate and manage the Testamentary Trust thereafter.

View all participating attorneys countrywide here…

Should anyone wish to leave a bequest to CANSA, in order to enable future sustainability of care and support offerings to those affected by cancer, they may find more information on this web page or email bequests@cansa.org.za

About CANSA

CANSA offers a unique integrated service to the public and to all people affected by cancer. CANSA is a leading role-player in cancer research (more than R12 million spent annually) and the scientific findings and knowledge gained from our research are used to realign our health programmes, as well as strengthen our watchdog role to the greater benefit of the public.

Our health programmes comprise health and education campaigns; CANSA Care Centres that offer a wide range of care and support services to those affected by cancer; stoma and other clinical support and organisational management; medical equipment hire, as well as a toll-free line to offer information and support.

We also supply patient care and support in the form of 11 CANSA Care Homes in the main metropolitan areas for out-of-town cancer patients; a Wellness Centre based in Polokwane; and CANSA-TLC lodging for parents and guardians of children undergoing cancer treatment.

Queries CANSA

Visit www.cansa.org.za,or contact CANSA toll-free on 0800 22 66 22 or email info@cansa.org.za – follow CANSA on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram. CANSA offers multi-lingual support on WhatsApp: 0721979305 for English and Afrikaans, and 0718673530 for Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho and Siswati.


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