Cancer Alliance Stigma Survey

Cancer stigma is a great problem in South Africa, it touches all groups, ages and genders and impacts cancer patients daily.

With our current survey we aim to gain more information and insight into the role of cancer stigma in our communities.

- Cancer Alliance Stigma Survey -

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Resources and Library

New Mesothelioma website

Monday, June 01, 2015 Read more

Myths and Misconceptions of Mesothelioma

Sunday, June 15, 2014

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Caregiving in the Summer Heat: Indoor Strategies to Help Your Loved One

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Caregiving organizations often recommend outdoor activities as a simple thing for patients and their caregivers to do together. And for good reason – the activities are often free and easily accessible, and the fresh air can both relax and rejuvenate the patient. Read more

Useful Mesothelioma website

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance is a leading online resource providing comprehensive information about this rare cancer. Visit the site to learn more about exposure risks, symptoms, and treatment options of the disease. You can also visit their Community Resource Network, which connects patients and families with valuable resources needed during the cancer battle. Read more

New Mesothelioma link

Thursday, June 09, 2011 Mesothelioma Symptoms is an extensive database of information and resources for patients and their families to better understand the Symptoms of Mesothelioma and the various aspects of diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, as well as mesothelioma life expectancy. Read more

Mesothelioma Awareness

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Mesothelioma is a form of cancer almost exclusively caused by asbestos exposure. It is a rare condition that has a very long latency period in terms of symptoms arising from the time of exposure. In most cases, mesothelioma symptoms can take as long as 20 to 50 years to arise. Unfortunately for many patients, mesothelioma is often diagnosed during the latest stages of development and at a time when treatment options are limited. Read more