CANSA care, support, guidance & advice to all affected by cancer.

For each person diagnosed, cancer is a unique experience. No two people will travel the same journey during and after cancer treatment. How people cope when diagnosed, during or after treatment (or even when in remission), is different for each individual. One common thread in all people with cancer, is the need for a good […]

The voice of CANSA

The purpose and mission of Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), as a non-profit leader in cancer support is to “enable research with regards to lowering cancer risk, educating the public regarding symptoms and risk reduction, and providing care and support to all people affected by cancer,” in a unique integrated way. As a leading […]

CANSA TLC Programme supports early detection of child & teen cancers

In South Africa up to half of children are misdiagnosed or never diagnosed with cancer, largely due to a lack of knowledge about the symptoms of childhood cancer, early detection could be saving many more lives.  CANSA’s Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme is key to supporting better survival rates as they focus on “raising […]