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Cancer Association of South Africa(CANSA)

The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) offers a unique integrated service to the public and all people affected by cancer. As a leading role-player in cancer research (R12 million spent annually), the scientific findings and knowledge gained from our research are used to realign our health programmes as well as strengthen our watchdog role to the greater benefit of the public. Our Health Programme is comprised of: Health Education Campaigns, Mobile Health Clinics in rural areas, CANSA Care Centres that offer a wide range of care,clinical support, including counselling, support groups and home-based care. We supply patient care and support in the form of 11 CANSA Care Homes in the main metropolitan areas for out-of-town cancer patients undergoing treatment; a Wellness Centre based in Polokwane; and CANSA-TLC lodging for parents and guardians of children undergoing cancer treatment. Online support groups and platforms are available to help patients and loved ones cope with a cancer diagnosis, or to connect with others walking a similar path as they fight cancer.
South Africa
26 Concorde Road West, Bedfordview, 2008,Johannesburg,South Africa
0800 22 66 22
Contact person
Cara Noble

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