Any woman (and even men) can get breast cancer which is why it is so important to know about the disease and know about all potential treatments. It is often not clear why some people get cancer and others do not, and the more we learn about the disease, the better we get at curing it. Read more…

RSS Cancer Alliance

RSS CANSA – The Cancer Association of South Africa

  • Throw Shade at Skin Cancer this Summer
    It’s getting hotter, and CANSA encourages the public to be SunSmarter, and throw shade at skin cancer this summer...
  • CANSA CEO Attends Global NCD Alliance Forum 2017
    Elize Joubert, CANSA CEO, is representing South African Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance (SA NCD Alliance) at the 2nd Global NCD Alliance Forum, 9th-11th December, 2017, in Sharjah, UAE. This year's theme is "Stepping up the pace on NCDs: making 2018 count". #NCDAF2017.12.08

RSS Fix The Patent Laws

  • US civil society sends letter to US government in support of patent law reform in South Africa
    On 6 November 2017, a group of US civil society organisations sent a letter urging the US government and industry not to interfere with South Africa’s efforts to promote access to lifesaving medicines. The group wrote they were “gravely concerned that the US government and industry representatives will try to undermine the South African government’s […]
  • Patient groups march for access to medicines in South Africa
    Finalise the draft policy and amend laws to save lives, activists tell dti 24-10-2017 PRETORIA – Today, more than 1,000 members of the Fix the Patent Laws Coalition (FTPL) will march to the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) in support of the government’s efforts to fix our patent laws and ensure everyone has access […]

RSS Reach for Recovery

  • Western Cape training November 2017
    A merry bunch of enthusiastic trainees from the Tygerberg, Cape Peninsula, Paarl and Somerset West / Stellenbosch groups spent 3 days at N1 City Netcare hospital with experienced volunteers and 3 excellent speakers learning to become fully fledged volunteers under the guidance of trainer and National Vice- Chair Alison Ayre. Reach for Recovery Western Cape […]
  • RFR Uitenhage
    Our RFR Uitenhage Group is doing such amazing awareness on breast cancer at various settings – at clinics, group meetings and even a parking area.   Check out the photos below: