Resources

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

  • VISION CANCER NEWSLETTER – APRIL 2018
    VISION Newsletter for April 2018 UJ research on silver-based cancer drug shows promise – Discovery Health update on cost of cancer treatments – WE CAN Summit in Lusaka, Zambia – MRI scans improve accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis – Cancer … Read More
  • VISION CANCER NEWSLETTER – MARCH 2018
    VISION Newsletter for March 2018 Immunotherapy breakthroughs continue to improve survival – Novartis must end bullying tactics, bribes and threats – Anxiety and depression and prostate treatment – When surgery is not an option – and much, much more. Click here to read … Read More

RSS CANSA – The Cancer Association of South Africa

  • CANSA Research in Action Conference – July 2018 – Poster Session for Students
    CANSA is proud that one of many positive outcomes of the Type A grants we fund is the opportunity for postgraduate students to complete their degrees through working on a CANSA-funded research project. We are therefore delighted to announce, that […]
  • Make Your Lunch Box CANSA Smart
    Eating well is an important part of improving your health and helping reduce your cancer risk. A daily diet based on a relatively high amount of minimally processed foods, with plenty of wholegrains, fruit and vegetables and with less red […]

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

  • COMRADES 2019 : 3 COUSINS FUNDRAISING PROJECT IN AID OF REACH FOR RECOVERY, EAST LONDON
    Three Cousins namely Brenton de la Harpe, David Prinsloo and Russell Weare are the sons of three sisters who were all affected by cancer at different stages in their lives. Two sisters succumbed to the disease, while the third (the youngest of the three) is a breast cancer survivor and member of Reach for Recovery […]
  • REACH FOR RECOVERY : CLASS OF 2018
    Reach for Recovery KZN is growing and extending our “Reach” into more towns across our Province.  It was such a joy to meet the new volunteers, and to get to know one another during our intensive 3 day training course. Our new volunteers, came from Durban, Ladysmith, Richards Bay, Mtutubatuba,  Pietermaritzburg, and Kwandengezi areas.  They […]