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.
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.