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More harmful than cigarettes – ways smoking is bad for you, according to experts

It is alleged that smoking one hookah,hubbly bubbly, narghiles, shisha, or goza can give you as much nicotine as 10 cigarettes and contains 36 times more tar and an estimated eight times more monoxide than the smoke from a cigarette, according to the Cancer Association of South Africa (Cansa).

  1 month ago ago
More harmful than cigarettes – ways smoking is bad for you, according to experts

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Here Is What Hubbly Is Doing To You Body When You Smoking It.

Here Is What Hubbly Is Doing To You Body When You Smoking It Hubbly smokers have been encouraged to refuse fancies that hubbly is better than cigarettes and is not addicted. The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) recognized the need to educate adolescents about the dangers of hubris.

  2 months ago ago
Here Is What Hubbly Is Doing To You Body When You Smoking It.

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Cervical Cancer Awareness - Love and know your Cervix

Understanding what is Cervical Cancer as Woman A woman’s cervix is the lower, narrow end of the uterus (the hollow, pear-shaped organ where a fetus can grow). The cervix leads from the uterus to the vagina (birth canal) below. Cervical cancer is a disease in which the cells of the cervix becomes abnormal and start to form tumors.

  3 months ago ago
Cervical Cancer Awareness - Love and know your Cervix

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Public smoking could be banned

Following the lifting of the ban on cigarette sales- various organisations have called for the speedy introduction of the Control of Tobacco and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill in South Africa.  This is as a new national tobacco bill is set to be publicised soon. The bill follows a long battle that happened for months, between the government and tobacco industry, including organisations such as the Fair Independent Trade Association, over the cigarette ban. The bill could see public smoking being nipped in

  1 year ago ago
Public smoking could be banned

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Virtual CANSA Care Centres Launched in Certain Communities

The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) announces, as part of a recent process to streamline, modernise and improve the organisation, that certain CANSA Care Centres will work remotely to offer services within particular communities and no longer offer services from a physical office or space. Employees will be home-based and Care Centres operating under these conditions will be referred to as Virtual CANSA Care Centres. Says Gavin Kester, CANSA’s Unit Manager: Eastern Cape, “As CANSA, we actively

  2 years ago ago
Virtual CANSA Care Centres Launched in Certain Communities

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READ: 'See What A Breast Cancer Can Do To You;

A Brest Cancer can take a heavy toll to you and it is a serious illness one need to be aware off. It attacks both male and females. It is a traumatic, losing your breast due to the mastectomy can somehow take a huge toll on your sexuality and confidence as an individuals. It is very painful and confidence demanding to go through this patch in life. Furthermore, when one have breast cancer, often women go through the process of either having their single breast been cut off or having them both cut off partially

  1 year ago ago
READ: 'See What A Breast Cancer Can Do To You;

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Presenting Crypto Pink Friday drive to raise Breast and Cervical Cancer Awareness Women's Month.

AUGUST is women’s month and the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) in association with Safcoin, have launched the first ever CRYPTO PINK FRIDAY drive to raise breast and cervical cancer awareness. The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) encourages women to get screened for breast and cervical cancer. Breast cancer is the most common among South African women with a lifetime risk of one in 27, according to the 2014 National Cancer Registry (NCR). Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer

  2 years ago ago
Presenting Crypto Pink Friday drive to raise Breast and Cervical Cancer Awareness Women's Month.