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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…

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  • TIMELINE OF ACCESS TO TRASTUZUMAB IN SOUTH AFRICA
    People are dying because big pharmaceutical companies like Roche are doing everything possible to exploit any loopholes which enable the sale of life-saving medicine for obscene profits. This timeline of Trastuzumab—a breast cancer medicine developed through public and private funding many decades ago—tells the story of the long and ongoing push by ordinary people, doctors […]
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RSS CANSA – The Cancer Association of South Africa

  • New Skin App to Help You be SunSmart
    CANSA reminds South Africans to be SunSmart, by protecting their skin at all times and especially during the holidays. Ultraviolet rays (UVA and UVB) reach the earth’s surface and are damaging to skin. UVB is responsible for producing sunburn and can cause sunburn within fifteen minutes, causing permanent damage while UVA rays can contribute to […]
  • Have You Volunteered Yet?
    Each year, CANSA celebrates International Volunteers Day on 5 December to thank volunteers and raise awareness about their significant contribution to society. Special functions are held country-wide at CANSA Care Centres to acknowledge and show appreciation. This year CANSA also launches a comprehensive online training programme to help equip volunteers. CANSA encourages you to volunteer […]

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  • RFR TYGERBERG HONOURS BEATIE ELS, LONGEST SERVING VOLUNTEER
    Reach for Recovery Tygerberg hosted a wonderful farewell event to say goodbye to Reach foRecovery's longest serving volunteer - Auntie Beatie Els.  Thank you to Cora and her team - it was a stunning effort by all of you. Beatie was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was still breastfeeding her baby.  In 1978 she […]
  • REACH FOR RECOVERY HOSTS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING IN CAPE TOWN
    On Saturday, 16 November 2019 Reach for Recovery held their national Annual General Meeting which was attended by board members, volunteers and members of the public.  Apart from the Annual Report delivered by our Chairperson, Stephné Jacobs we also had the privilege of being addressed by Dr Erna Prinsloo on Volunteer recruitment, burnout and dropout. […]