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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…

RSS Cancer Alliance

  • LAUNCHING THE CAMPAIGN FOR ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE LENALIDOMIDE
    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 … Read More
  • SANCDA LETTER AND REPORT TO MINISTER OF HEALTH – JUNE 2019
    Letter 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

RSS CANSA – The Cancer Association of South Africa

  • CANSA and ILoveBoobies Make Screening Accessible on Mandela Day
    Staff and volunteers from CANSA in Boland and Worcester are excited to partner with ‘ILoveBoobies’ on Mandela Day to bring health and cancer screening to female farm labourers who otherwise would not have easy access to these services. On 18 July, CANSA and the ILoveBoobies team will be visiting the farm Dankbaar outside Ceres to […]
  • CANSA’s Top Dietary Tips for Survivors
    CANSA highlights its service offering to cancer patients, caregivers and loved ones, in particular regarding coping with a diagnosis as well as managing side effects of cancer treatment, whether physical, or psychological. An important aspect of this includes providing patients with dietary guidelines and advice before, during and after treatment. The post CANSA’s Top Dietary […]

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RSS Reach for Recovery

  • RFR DURBAN RECEIVES DONATION FROM ZUMBATHON 2019
    Reach for Recovery Durban were invited to attend the Zumbathon 2019, which was a fundraising event, held for RFR, at the Gateway Wavehouse. All proceeds go to RFR! These energetic dancers, ages ranging from 7 to 75 years old and they were an inspiration. We are so blessed by the generosity and support of the […]
  • JOIN IRENE NKONYANE AS A RFR VOLUNTEER IN MPUMALANGA
    In April 2019, Irene Gcinekile Nkonyane, a breast cancer survivor from Piet Retief in Mpumalanga attended RFR Durban’s Peer Support Training session with the hope to start a small group in Mpumalanga. Kabonina Ncube, a cancer survivor, joined her for the training with the idea to provide Irene with some administrative support once they get […]