Living with cancer

Find information and advice on living with cancer with research and articles on cancer survival and risk factors.

Are you at risk of head and neck cancer?

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.

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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. For more information, visit

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