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  PMBs are a vital tool used by medical schemes because they explain the minimum services for which your medical scheme will pay. These are the “benefits” for belonging to a private medical scheme. As beneficiaries we must know about these rather than the number of free movies! The PMBs been a bone of contention…

Date: 30 January 2018 In preparation for World Cancer Day 2018, join Kwanele Asante, Chairperson of the Ministerial Advisory Commission on the Prevention and Control of Cancer, in the debate about access to lifesaving medicines and our demand for policy reform. The media roundtable / webinar will be held on Tuesday 30 January at 11am at: University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg iThemba…

We Can. I Can: Make an Impact and Lower Cancer Risk DONATE HERE FACT: On 4th February each year, it’s World Cancer Day (WCD). WHY? To give people, everywhere, a platform to create cancer awareness, sharing knowledge to lower the cancer risk. CONSIDER: The impact you could make through your family, local school, library, health practitioners, sports clubs, organisations, workplace and social…

Although our SunSmart Campaign runs from December to January, CANSA reminds all South Africans to be SunSmart throughout the year and especially during Summer. Skin cancer is the most common cancer worldwide and SA has one of the highest monitored ultraviolet (UV) levels in the world, resulting in one of the highest skin cancer rates globally. It’s getting…

  A Call to Arms against the Top 5 Cancers Affecting SA Men Gents, although you may think you may never be drafted into the battle against cancer, you are possibly at risk. By being pro-active, stepping up and taking responsibility for your health, you can actively reduce your cancer risk. We’ve identified the top 5…

  Available for download from CANSA: Infographics: Breast Cancer | Cervical Cancer | Colorectal Cancer | Uterine Cancer | Lung Cancer   Knowing the Big Five that Assail South African Women 1 October 2017 – The link between the Big 5 and South African women has nothing to do with our country’s magnificent wildlife legacy,…

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