CANSA ‘High days and happenings’

Wellness Day at Carnival City on 4 May

CANSA Services Department conducted screenings for staff members.  These included breast examinations, Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA’s) and Pap Smears. Spreading vital awareness and providing information is hugely supported by your donations. Thank you.

Hollard DareDevil

The brave Hollard DareDevil supported 2 677 PSA tests to detect prostate abnormalities in men. Reports came in about how many men have been encouraged to seek screening. Early detection results in saving lives. We thank the runners and their supporters. Other than free screenings, a Prostate Specific Antigen(PSA) test can be done at any CANSA Care Centre at a cost of R180-00.

Mothers’ Day at TAFTA in Durban

A fun filled afternoon gave the opportunity for an educational talk on breast cancer with a demonstration ofhow to perform a breast self-examination. YES, breast cancer can occur at all ages, including in older women.

International Nurses Day on 12 May

The dedicated and passionate work of all our nurses should never be underestimated or forgotten. We salute them. Compassionate and kind, they help to fight cancer in South Africa.

Crochet for CANSA

Held at Brooklyn Mall in May, more than 165 ladies produced over 500 items and raised a sizeable amount of money to keep CANSA’s services sustainable.