CANSA

  • Cancer diagnosis: Should you see a psychiatrist?

    Cancer

    Posted on 5 August 2016

    It’s the ultimate nightmare: You – or a loved one – is diagnosed with cancer. What happens next? And over and above the medical treatment, what psychological support will you need to make it through this journey?

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  • Celebrating the survivors

    Cancer

    Posted on 6 June 2016

    The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) says one in four South Africans will be affected by cancer in their lifetime – either via someone they know contracting the disease or being diagnosed with it themselves. The CANSA Relay For Life events are held locally and internationally to celebrate and remember people whose lives have been affected by cancer. Survivors, in particular, are celebrated, honoured and treated as VIPs.

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  • Foods that can help fight cancer

    Cancer

    Posted on 13 October 2015

    A bad diet can wreck your health and, in some cases, even lead to cancer. Power up your menu with our list of cancer-preventing superfoods.

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  • Save your skin this summer

    Dermatology

    Posted on 19 December 2014

    These valuable tips, websites and apps will help you enjoy South Africa’s beautiful sunny days responsibly.

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  • Detecting breast cancer

    Cancer

    Posted on 15 October 2014

    You should be checking your breasts regularly for any changes that may indicate an underlying problem like breast cancer.

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  • So you’ve found a lump. What now?

    Cancer

    Posted on 7 October 2014

    During your own monthly breast lump self-exam, you may feel a lump under the skin. At this stage, it’s important not to panic – it may not be breast cancer but you’ll need to get it checked out by a doctor immediately. Here’s what to expect…

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  • Preparing for chemotherapy

    Cancer

    Posted on 1 October 2014

    Here are a few tips to bear in mind when preparing for cancer treatment.

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