Cancer

Living with cancer

July 27th: World Head and Neck Cancer Day

The burden of skin cancers, cancers of the lips, mouth, throat, voice box, and salivary glands is putting a strain on individuals' finances and national health care systems.

World Cancer Day 2015 - It's not beyond us

With the theme "it's not beyond us" World Cancer Day 2015 highlights how far South Africa has come in treating and preventing cancer, and what the pertinent issues are that we should be focusing on right now.

Living with cancer - the medical side

There are so many different aspects of living with cancer – from the pure medical issues, to emotional aspects, to the impact on the family as well as daily living considerations.

Living with cancer - family matters

Families face many challenges when someone has been diagnosed with cancer. Apart from the emotional effects there are also practical aspects which need to be taken care of.

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CANSA’s purpose is to lead the fight against cancer in South Africa. Its mission is to be the preferred non-profit organisation that enables research, educates the public and provides support to all people affected by cancer. Questions are answered by CANSA’s Head of Health Professor Michael Herbst and Head of Advocacy Magdalene Seguin. For more information, visit Cansa.org.

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