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 New

  • COVID and Cancer – the way forward.
    CANCER ALLIANCE WRITES TO THE MINISTER OF HEALTH COVID-19 is becoming is now our new normal. For many cancer patients and their families the reality is that they have an added challenge to face as they will become part of the group of people that are classified as “at risk”. Cancer Alliance, on behalf of […]

RSS CANSA – The Cancer Association of South Africa

  • 67 Minutes of Entertainment
    In honour of Mandela Day on 18 July, the guys at ‘Webshows’ have decided to put together an ensemble of some of the finest entertainment in a 67 minute extravaganza. The best part of this show is that all profits will go to CANSA & tickets are a lowly R67 each!
  • Global NCD Alliance Launches New Civil Society Solidarity Fund in Response to COVID-19
    Media Release From CANSA on behalf of The South African Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance (SA NCD Alliance) Monday 13 July 2020, South Africa – 20 civil society alliances in mainly low- and middle-income countries, including the South African Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance, […]

RSS Fix The Patent Laws

  • More than 80 academics, researchers and teachers call on President Ramaphosa to Fix the Patent Laws
    The letter reproduced below was sent to President Cyril Ramaphosa on 19 May 2020 by more than 80 leading academics, researchers and teachers in South Africa. They urge the President to urgently reform South Africa’s patent laws and take further steps to ensure access to COVID-19 related health products. The original letter can be accessed […]
  • South Africa’s patent laws threaten access to future COVID-19 medicines
    Johannesburg, 18th May — In a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa published today, the Fix the Patent Laws (FTPL) coalition outlined major concerns about South Africa’s ability to access future treatments or vaccines for COVID-19. They point out that the country’s outdated patent laws ensure that when effective treatments become available, they will likely be too […]

RSS Reach for Recovery

    Danielle Bitton, breast cancer survivor and Reach for Recovery ambassador will be presenting another balcony session this evening at 18:00,  Don't miss the opportunity to listen to her beautiful voice when she will not only provide entertainment for her neighbours and friends in Sea Point, but also raise funds for our organisation. Please go to […]
    Reach for Recovery is proud and thrilled to introduce professional singer Danielle Bitton as our Ambassador. Danielle recently entertained her neighbours at her Sea Point flat and people living in flats nearby by singing from her balcony.  Thousands of people who watch her videos online notice that she is completely bald - yes, she is […]