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Being informed is half the battle wonWomen's health and the types of cancers prevalent among women is the theme of CANSA's Women's Health campaign being held during October. The key message is for women to keep themselves informed so that they can recognise early warning signs and know how to reduce their risk. 10 Oct 2016 Read More >>
Celebrating 85 years of working towards a world without cancer #CANSA85No one could have predicted the widespread impact it would have when the then National Cancer Association was established in 1931. Today, the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) plays a leading role in cancer research and cancer control policy development, as well as providing care, support and education to South Africans affected by the dreaded disease. 19 Aug 2016 Read More >>
A Cuppa that makes a differenceIt's that time of year again where we can all help fight cancer by raising cups of tea or coffee in support of the Cancer Association of South Africa's (CANSA)'s annual Cuppa For CANSA campaign which launches on 8 June 2016. 2 Jun 2016 Read More >>
#BullsFamily get their pink on for CANSAOn Saturday, 2 April 2016, the Vodacom Bulls will go head to head against the Toyota Cheetahs in the fifth round of the Vodacom Super Rugby in what looks to be a powerplay of a game. The game will take place at Loftus Versfeld, the home of the Bulls. 10 Mar 2016 Read More >>
CANSA appoints award-winning health and social issues advocate as CEOWith impressive credentials and a career that has been focused on health and social issues, Elize Joubert brings a new energy to the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) in her new role as CEO. 25 Nov 2015 Read More >>
CANSA Relay For Life - A night at the moviesThe Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) is excited to host the fifth annual CANSA Relay For Life Corporate event on 19 and 20 September at Denel's Irene Campus Corporate Office. Playing host to corporate South Africa, this year's Relay theme is 'The Sky is Not the Limit When You're At The Movies' and encourages any business owner, employee, family and friends to come and join in on the fun. 3 Sep 2015 Read More >>
CANSA CEO/COO wins at 2015 Africa's Most Influential Women in Business & Government AwardsThe Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) announced that CANSA's Acting CEO and COO, Elize Joubert, won two awards on Tuesday, 28 July, in the 2015 Africa's Most Influential Women (MIW) in Business & Government Awards - 'Country Winner for South Africa' and winner for 'SADC South Region' for the category 'Welfare and Civil Society Organisations'. 3 Aug 2015 Read More >>
CANSA is going the distance this AugustAs part of 'CANSA Care Week' during August, the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA)'s Mobile Health Clinics are going the distance in providing cancer education and information to help reduce the cancer risk as well as cancer screening and early detection programmes. 31 Jul 2015 Read More >>
CANSA Research in ActionThe Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) and the Stellenbosch University (incorporating the African Cancer Institute) will be hosting a 'Research in Action' conference on 14 to 16 July 2015 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape. CANSA aims to bring together the South African cancer research community to network about what is being achieved in cancer research and ways to reduce the impact of cancer. 13 Jul 2015 Read More >>
CANSA Mandela Day - Act, inspire, serveAs part of Mandela Day, the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) is spending its 67 minutes in servitude of cancer survivors and patients. Employees and volunteers from 30 CANSA Care Centres country-wide will visit cancer patients on Friday 17 July at regional public hospitals, clinics or treatment centres to provide encouragement and support. 8 Jul 2015 Read More >>
Care in a cupThe Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA)'s fundraising campaign - Cuppa For CANSA, proudly supported by Africa's largest retailer, Shoprite and Checkers - is an opportunity for friends, family and work colleagues to come together and share a Cuppa and help those affected by cancer. 3 Jun 2015 Read More >>
Put your best foot forward and support those affected by cancer this Tekkie Tax DayIt's that time of the year again when the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) invites you to kick off your high heels, boots or school shoes, and swap them for your favourite pair of tekkies, all for a great cause. On Friday, 29 May, South Africans around the country will be switching to sneakers in support of the annual Tekkie Tax Day. 19 May 2015 Read More >>
Join CANSA and pledge to kick butt this World No Tobacco Day on 31 MayFact: Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of disease including many cancers and non-communicable diseases, so make every day a World No Tobacco Day with the Cancer Association of South Africa's (CANSA) eKick Butt programme - a unique online smoking cessation programme. Through a series of emails, surveys and downloads, eKick Butt guides, mentors and empowers to help quit smoking, and make choices for a healthy and non-smoking lifestyle 18 May 2015 Read More >>
Leading a balanced lifestyle - the key to healthy livingThe Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) kicks off its Balanced Lifestyle campaign, in March running to end April 2015. The purpose is to provide key information to proactively lead a balanced lifestyle, to reduce the cancer risk. 21 Apr 2015 Read More >>
CANSA Seal of Recognition awarded to red espressored espresso®, a world first and proudly South African product that innovated rooibos tea into an espresso, has just been awarded the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) Seal of Recognition in recognition of its unique health properties. 14 Apr 2015 Read More >>
CANSA at the 2015 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike RaceThe Absa Cape Epic is taking place from 15 to 22 March 2015, with seven teams riding in support of the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), an official charity for the event. The Prologue of the race starts at the base of the iconic Table Mountain in Cape Town, and finishes off eight days later at Meerendal Wine Estate in Durbanville. CANSA will be hosting sunscreen points at every stage of the race and offering free sunscreen to all riders and spectators. 9 Mar 2015 Read More >>
CANSA ups the ante for 12th Annual CANSA ShavathonThe Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) held their first CANSA Shavathon 12 years ago, and in 2015, the event is still going strong - with men, women, children, caregivers, cancer survivors and people whose lives have been personally touched by cancer, rallying the troops and joining in on the nationwide event, each with their own reason for getting involved. 20 Feb 2015 Read More >>
Maximising the quality of life this World Cancer DayWednesday, 4 February 2015, marks World Cancer Day and the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) is emphasising that cancer is 'not beyond us' in terms of cancer control and reducing the impact of the disease. 29 Jan 2015 Read More >>
CANSA's focus on water baseline analysis in fracking processThe Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) announced a campaign to promote the professional analyses of drinking water on farms in the Karoo due to the risk of water and environmental contamination with carcinogens due to the fracking process. 22 Jan 2015 Read More >>
Early detection is key to reducing breast cancer riskThe Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) highlights the importance of screening and early detection for breast cancer as part of its Women's Health campaign this October. Apart from non-melanoma skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women of all races, with a lifetime risk of 1 in 35 in South Africa, according to the 2007 National Cancer Registry. 3 Oct 2014 Read More >>
The sky is NOT the limitThe Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) is hosting its fourth Relay For Life Corporate event on 20 and 21 September at Denel's Irene Campus Corporate Office and invites Corporate South Africa to take part in the fight against cancer. 23 Jul 2014 Read More >>
CANSA and SANBS team up for this Mandela Day at Melrose ArchThe Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) teamed up with the South African National Blood Service (SANBS) to host a blood drive on Friday 18 July at Melrose Arch, Johannesburg in support of Nelson Mandela Day. 17 Jul 2014 Read More >>
Cuppa for a causeThe Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) encourages all to raise their tea and coffee cups and help fight cancer by taking part in its annual national Cuppa For CANSA campaign. Read more on 13 Jun 2014 Read More >>
CANSA celebrates cancer survivorsThe Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), together with Nielsen, a leading global information and measurement company, is highlighting cancer survivorship and celebration of life as part of their Global Impact Day on 12 June at CANSA Care Homes across the country. 12 Jun 2014 Read More >>