E-Center for Women’s Cancers & Maternal Health

Early Detection of Cancer can save your life.

Many Cancers Are Treatable When Detected Early.

E-Center for women’s cancer and Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital’s (The Comprehensive Cancer Centre – Medical Oncology Unit) bring to the public South Africa cancer online self-screening tool for males and females.

Cancer affects both males and females, and though our work is more focused on women’s cancer, as a non-profit organization committed to cancer awareness, we do include men.

Our Supporters​

Types of Cancer

The top five most commonly occurring cancers in South Africa are the Breast, Lung, Cervical, Colorectal, and Prostate. Together, they account for a higher percentage of all cancers in South Africa and constitute a public health priority

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a disease in which cells in the breast grow out of control. Breast cancer can occur in women and rarely in men

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer is one of the top 3 malignancies in men and women in South Africa. It can strike younger ex-smokers and those who have never smoked.

Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among mend and women in South Africa. In most cases it is caused by HPV.

Colorectal Cancer

The colon or the rectum is where colorectal cancer begins. These malignancies may also be referred to as colon or rectal cancer.

Prostate Cancer

Although this is a frequent kind of cancer, prostate cancer is mostly treatable in tis ealy stages in the prostate gland, which is where it begins.

About Us

The E-Center  for women’s cancer is dedicated and committed to increasing awareness of cancer risk, prevention, early detection, and optimal treatment for cancer to the South Africa public.

ANXIOUS, AFRAID, OR STRESSED DUE TO CANCER DIAGNOSIS?

WHATSAPP US ON: +27 78 816 5420

We are E-Center understand how difficult cancer can be for you and your loved ones.

We are here to help and guide you. Your are not alone.

Our Programs

Cancer awareness

In South Africa , the incidence of cancer is increasing rapidly. It is estimated that cancer affects 1 in 4 South Africans. Therefore the spread for literacy and knowledge about cancer is important in South Africa.

Women, Orphans, and Widows​

E-center is an all inclusive and accessible NGO in South Africa. Through the WOW Program, we provide nutritional support to patients, orphans and widows affected by cancer from underpriviledged communities.

E-Center Wellness

We have an in-house health and wellness program that is aimed at educating our communities on the how to manage cancer through healthier eating choices. We also partnered with experts in the health and wellness space.

Cancer Patient Support

We have an in-house health and wellness program that is aimed at educating our communities on the how to manage cancer through healthier eating choices. We also partnered with experts in the health and wellness space.

Caregiver Support

The stress of caring for a person with serious illness like cancer can have both physical and psychological effects. We provide tools and resources to caregivers and family members living with persons diagnosed with cancer.

Shana Scholarship

In memory of Shana, e-center has setup a scholarship program to support individuals pursuing a degree or certificate in areas such as Early Childhood Development, Social Work, Mental Health, Nutrition or any qualification that supports our mission of building healthy communities.

Our Partners & Volunteers

Hildah Chongo

Hildah Chongo

General Coordinator
Thuleleni Mbhansa - Legal Advisor

Thuleleni Mbhansa

Legal Advisor
Edda L. Fields - Associate Professor

Edda L. Fields

Associate Professor
Ntombi 'Toni' Khumalo - Gender and advocacy Director(Attorney)

Ntombi 'Toni' Khumalo

Gender and advocacy Director(Attorney)
Carmen Cara - Nutrition Advocacy Director

Carmen Cara

Nutrition Advocacy Director
Natassia Badenhorst - Communication and Reputation specialist

Natassia Badenhorst

Communication and Reputation specialist
Raeesa Rose - Programme Director(Child Disability and Education)

Raeesa Rose

Programme Director(Child Disability and Education)
Nopinki Jilingisi Associate Programme Officer

Nopinki Jilingisi

Associate Programme Officer
Tsakane Malinda Marketing and Community Outreach Officer

Tsakane Malinda

Marketing and Community Outreach Officer

Testimonials

Without E-Center for Women's Cancers & Maternal Health, I would not have been able to continue with my breast cancer treatment
KABILA KANIKOLONGO
KABILA KANIKOLONGO
Migrant
When someone is diagnosed with a life-limiting or terminal illness, they will most likely need a Carer in order to continue to live at home, E-center helped me with my personal care.
FLORIDA DUNNING
FLORIDA DUNNING
Patient