“When a farm worker feels a lump in her breast, it mostly gets ignored. The journey to a medical facility takes days of travelling and leave of absence from work and family. By sending Mobile Health Screening Clinics into the villages and farms, there is a greater chance of early detection
Posted on 23 July 2018Read more
Due to a startling increase in the entry uptake for this year’s special 21st anniversary edition of the Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Championship, hosted by Sun City, race organiser Mauritz Meyer has announced an entry limit of 4 000 riders for the road event. Entries will close once the entry limit has been reached. The 21st edition […]
Posted on 20 July 2018Read more
The 15th edition of the Absa Cape Epic will taking place from 18 to 25 March 2018. The event must be completed by both members of a two-person team with only 650 teams allowed to ride the race. Meet the riders that will tackle the Untamed challenge in support of CANSA…
Posted on 22 March 2018Read more
The Tour of Light will take place for the fourth year, in 2018 – ‘Spreading light and hope across South Africa’ is the slogan on the team’s cycling gear. The cycle tour takes place over 8 days starting Johannesburg and ending in Cape Town.
Posted on 6 March 2018Read more
The Purple Orchid was born when Sybrandt Fouché was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2016. “My wife felt that it’s just as important for men to go for check-ups, as a woman, and following a random visit to the urologist, the cancer was detected. Three months later, and it might have been too late. Men generally do not like talking about cancer, let alone testicular cancer – until it knocks on your own door,” he says.
Posted on 22 June 2017Read more
Media Release from the Cancer Association of South Africa 20 June 2017 – Ascending the fourth highest summit in the world – Kilimanjaro – is Avinash Naidoo’s way of testing his personal limits while raising money to fight cancer. “I have been dreaming of testing my personal limits to the extreme, doing something wild that […]
Posted on 21 June 2017Read more
I♥boobies teams conquer extreme events in Africa to raise funds for CANSA Active. Dedicated to getting mobile cancer screening clinics into the remote areas of South Africa. They also sell the awesome I♥boobies_ZA socks – order yours here – www.iloveboobies.co.za/ The teams participate in various events during the year, the 8 day Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike […]
Posted on 31 May 2017Read more