Research Driving Health Education & Advocacy

CANSA ensures that the scientific findings and knowledge gained from our research, realign our advocacy focus (watchdog role), to strengthen our health, and care & support programmes, to the greater benefit of South Africans.

The most cost effective long-term strategy for cancer control, is to help reduce the cancer risk through education and early detection.

About CANSA Research:

CANSA focuses on increasing public awareness efforts regarding an improved lifestyle - aspects related to a healthy diet, minimising exposure to environmental carcinogens (cancer-causing substances) and maintaining regular physical activity. CANSA also provides affordable cancer screening.

CANSA spends approximately R12 million annually in total on research - the scientific findings and knowledge gained from our research are used to:

  • Add to global knowledge on cancer
  • Realign our health programmes
  • Vitalise our role in education and legislation to lower the cancer risk
  • Determine our advocacy role
  • Strengthen our watchdog role
  • Identify which products qualify for our Seal of Recognition to enable the public to make informed choices, thereby reducing their cancer risk.

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Queries:

Contact info@cansa.org.za or phone our toll free call centre on 0800 22 66 22.

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Donations

  1. Anonymous donation

    29 December 2017

    R200
  2. Thomas Carrihill

    9 December 2017

    $100
  3. Stuart Carrihill

    8 December 2017

    $50
58 Donations