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…
- LAUNCHING THE CAMPAIGN FOR ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE LENALIDOMIDEMinister Mkhize must ensure access to cancer medicine that WHO now considers “essential” Johannesburg (9 July 2019) — It was announced today that lenalidomide, a lifesaving medicine to treat multiple myeloma, has been included on the latest edition of the … Read More
- SANCDA LETTER AND REPORT TO MINISTER OF HEALTH – JUNE 2019Letter and Report to the Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, from the South African Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance Please download and read the following two important documents: Letter to the new Minister of Health requesting urgent consultation and proposing important … Read More
- Thank Goodness CANSA Taught me the Signs!Thobekile Khuzwayo: "If I had not been exposed to health education materials at CANSA, I would not have known how to do a breast self-examination and get into the habit of doing it regularly." The post Thank Goodness CANSA Taught me the Signs! appeared first on CANSA - The Cancer Association of South Africa.
- October Entry to The Pines Resort in Aid of CANSADuring the month of October 2019, CANSA will receive R10 per adult entrance ticket sold (on weekends only). Tickets may be purchased online through Computicket. The post October Entry to The Pines Resort in Aid of CANSA appeared first on CANSA - The Cancer Association of South Africa.
- Minister Mkhize must ensure access to cancer medicine that WHO now considers “essential”Johannesburg (9 July 2019) — It was announced today that lenalidomide, a lifesaving medicine to treat multiple myeloma, has been included on the latest edition of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Essential Medicines List (EML). Welcoming the inclusion of lenalidomide on the list, among 5 new cancer medicines, the Fix the Patent Laws campaign (a […]
- Tuberculosis innovation approaches in South Africa and strategies to secure public returnsToday, Fix the Patent Laws is launching a report of findings from an analysis of tuberculosis research and development (R&D) underway in South Africa. The analysis was conducted to gain greater insight into the TB innovation landscape in South Africa, the role of public financing in driving and supporting innovation, as well as expectations of […]
- PENINSULA ATTENDS WELLNESS EVENT AT ARTEM CENTRE, CAPE TOWNReach for Recovery Peninsula attended a wellness event at Artem Centre, Sea Point on 26 and 27 July 2019 where Carla Lind gave a talk on breast cancer awareness inside the Gallery. Later Carla and Franca Falanga manned the table outside the art gallery where lots of people moved around. They distributed pamphlets and pink […]
- PENINSULA CELEBRATES VOLUNTEERS DAYCape Peninsula celebrated Volunteers Day with these wonderful ladies at Lagoon Beach Hotel in Milnerton. Unfortunately not all could attend the event and they were missed. Cape Peninsula cannot exist without our volutneers’ dedication, enthusiasm and support – and we thank you!