Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer in SA

Read information about the prevalence and impact of prostate cancer in South Africa. Find advice for men on symptoms, treatment and high risk profiles as well as take part in popular awareness movements like Movember and discover prostate cancer support groups near you.

Early prostate cancer is curable

Former President Nelson Mandela had been diagnosed with prostate cancer in July 2001. He received radio therapy for seven weeks, but his lifespan is unlikely to be reduced.

CANSA Prostate Cancer Support Group

The Prostate Support Group supports and encourages those who suffer from prostate cancer as well as their families, upon diagnosis, during and after completion of the treatment.

Movember: Coming to a ‘local’ face near you

With only a few short weeks until the start of Movember – where men once again take up the challenge to grow a moustache after starting clean shaven on 1 Movember – upper lips across the country are already twitching in anticipation.

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