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The Cancer Association of SA (CANSA) and the University of Pretoria are pleased to announce that the next CANSA Research in Action Conference will be held at the University of Pretoria in the Tswelopele complex (Prinshof campus, Faculty of Health Sciences) from Tuesday, 3rd July to Thursday, 5th July 2018. Please reserve these important dates…

Available for download: CANSA Campaign Logo (jpg): English | Afrikaans Infographic: Tobacco Companies Target Youth (pdf) English | Afrikaans Powerpoint: Tobacco Companies Target Youth (pdf) English | Afrikaans Hooked for Life – How Big Tobacco Companies Seduce Youth The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) partners with the World Health Organization http://www.who.int/  to highlight risks associated with tobacco use as part of World No Tobacco Day (31…

Written by: ADRI KOTZE For millennials, it ain’t looking good, but are hard-hitting campaigns just fat-shaming and counterproductive? The video features a small white box that looks like a cigarette packet. No pictures, just stark lettering. People on the street are shown the box and asked a question: “What is the biggest preventable cause of cancer…

It is almost mid-year already, and your New Year’s Resolutions for 2018 long forgotten, but it is never a bad thing or too late to take stock of where you are at, with regards to important life goals, possibly the most significant of these being your health goals. After all, the old saying is true, “Health…

 Join the CANSA Bannerthon and support International Cancer Survivor’s Day International Cancer Survivors’ Day is on 3 June to acknowledge and celebrate the courageous individuals fighting cancer. The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) is promoting the CANSA ‘Bannerthon’, 1 – 6 June 2018 by encouraging all workplaces and businesses to show ‘visual’ support and…

 #CANSAadvocacy   #CANSAserves   #CANSAcares 1. Alleviating the cancer burden Input to South Africa’s ‘Draft National Cancer Prevention and Control Plan’ (NCCP) In August 2017, CANSA collaborated with partner the Cancer Alliance, to give feedback, when stakeholders were invited to review and submit comments to the National Department of Health, on a draft document of the NCCP for…

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