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Cancer Buddies

People Living With Cancer

People Living With Cancer is a national organisation that gives people with any stage of cancer the opportunity to connect with others, receive support and share encouraging news and developments.  PLWC hosts the Cancer Buddies group which  aims to provide one-on-one support for people by trained volunteers

Look Good, Feel Better

Look Good, Feel Better is an international organisation that offers ladies receiving cancer treatments free workshops to care for their skin, and to feel more confident in themselves through the use of cosmetics, with guidance from respectful demonstrators who are trained in the beauty industry.

Reach for Recovery

Website for people with breast cancer, with close ties to international groups.  This organisation provides counselling by trained volunteers for women who have recently undergone mastectomies.

CHOC Childhood Cancer FoundationChildhood Cancer Foundation South Africa – CHOC

Organisation to raise awareness of childhood cancers in this country and to provide support for young patients and their families while on treatment and beyond.

CANSA | The Cancer Association of South AfricaCANSA

Nationwide organisation that provides education about warning signs and the early detection of cancer.  CANSA hosts several high profile fund raising activities each year and runs several interim homes for adults for people from country districts who require treatment in major centres.

Reach for a DreamReach for a Dream

This organisation helps to make dreams come true for children facing life threatening illnesses.

Pancreatic Cancer Network SA

A new organisation that aims to create awareness of the symptoms of pancreatic cancer and provide support for those facing this diagnosis.

Campaigning for Cancer 

An advocacy group that helps stand up for the needs and rights of people with cancer in this country.