e.tv joins fight against cancer
Aug 1, 2012
Partnerships Strengthen CANSA’s Life-Saving Work
Jul 26, 2012
Every year CANSA Research spends more than four million of rands on cancer research. We currently fund and support thirty-one research projects at universities and other research institutions across South Africa concerning epidemiology, early detection and prevention of cancer. These projects are defined as Type A research. We are one of the largest sponsors of this kind of research in the country.
CANSA-funded research has yielded incredible findings, a case in point being the identification of Hepatitis B infection as a major risk factor for liver cancer. This led to the development of a vaccine, which has now been incorporated into the government’s infant immunisation programme. Many lives will be saved as a result. Read more...
In this section you can discover more about the work of our world-class researchers, their progress, and the impact their research has made in the struggle against cancer.