Cancer Association of South Africa

Contact Type Organisation Nickname CANSA
For Front-page usage CiviCRM ID10239
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Main Phone
011 616 7662
Main Fax
011 622 3424
Main Address
26 Concorde Road West
Bedfordview, GT 2007
South Africa
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English (United States)
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CANSA’s purpose is to lead the fight against cancer in South Africa.
Our mission is to be the preferred non-profit organisation that enables research, educates the public and provides support to all people affected by cancer.
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Advocacy and Awareness, Health, Research, Volunteerism
Head Office Province
Provinces Served
South Africa (All Provinces), Africa
CANSA offers a unique integrated service to the public and all people affected by cancer. As a leading role-player in cancer research (more than R6 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 wide-reaching health programmes include prevention and education campaigns, CANSA Care Centres that offer stoma and lymphoedema clinics, medical equipment hire, toll-free line and support to children and their families affected by cancer. Patient care and support in the form of 11 CANSA Care Homes for out-of-town cancer patients in the main metropolitan areas plus one hospitium (based in Polokwane) as well as two CANSA-TLC Lodges for paediatric oncology parents in Pretoria and Limpopo
Branch Province
Eastern Cape
Branch City
Port Elizabeth
Branch Phone
041 373 5157
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Network Name
Cancer Research Initiative in SA (CARISA)
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