CANSA Relay For Life

Celebrate
Remember
Fight Back

At the heart of CANSA Relay For Life is the opportunity to celebrate cancer survivors, to remember those who have left us and create awareness about cancer.


Even the fiercest storms don’t last

A family member introduced me to CANSA Relay For Life and I immediately knew that CANSA Relay for Life would always be part of me. I want to create awareness and inspire other cancer patients.

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Cancer made me the person I am today!

During the treatment I lost my hair… and my husband, but I managed to regain the purpose and meaning of life. My children were my inspiration not to give up.

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Live Life to the Fullest

The interaction with fellow fighters and survivors is inspirational. The kindness and support so many people affected by cancer is priceless.

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My Journey as a Caregiver

Although I didn’t suffer the physical pain, I experienced the horror, the paralysing fear as I heard that my beloved wife had breast cancer in 2002. My greatest fears were losing my wife and not been able to cope without her.

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My Cancer Family

It was after one chemotherapy session that I decided to visit CANSA Vaal Triangle Care Centre. I was so sick and pale. I felt too ugly to face the world. I needed some motivation, a make-over, or I could just stay at home and hide from the world.

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“To serve and NOT to be served”

I am passionate about providing support and care for others. I have been able to do this through CANSA Relay For Life Athlone and in my workplace where I am also able to lobby support and resources for the cancer cause.

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Farewell Global Hero of Hope Jana du Plessis

Today we at CANSA are sad to share the news that one of our Global Heroes of Hope, Jana du Plessis has passed away due to cancer.

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Fatiema Nazeem’s Rollercoaster Ride with Cancer

“I contribute my healing to the unconditional love and support that I have received from family and friends. CANSA Relay For Life has become part of that family too.”

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Honourable Mention for CANSA Staff Partner at Global Spirit of Relay Awards

“Leatitia’s passion for CANSA; coaching & mentoring skills; conflict resolution is what makes her the leading staff partner.

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Event Winner at Global Spirit of Relay Awards

The community in and around East London has totally taken ownership of “their”Relay, with a total mix of cultures across the board, and the comaradie and companionship experienced at the Relay is something to see.

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Survivor Wages War On Breast Cancer

“We are not crazy. We are just firm believers in travelling the road assigned to us – If you look closely, even if the Karoo looks dry and barren to you now, you should see it after the rainy season. “

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Former Marikana Miner Fights Against All Odds

The father of two was devastated, first losing his job and then being diagnosed with a terminal illness. What seemed like a death sentence had turned into a very inspiring story for the mine worker.

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Survivor’s determination shows true CANSA Relay spirit

The highlight of the event was the pure survival instinct of a 16 year old cancer survivor, who walked the track from the beginning to the end of the CANSA Relay For Life Klerksdorp. At midnight, his legs got tired but he refused to give up.

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