Namibia: eliminate cancer, wear your awesome laces, socks and ribbons
The Namibian Cancer Association (CAN) sells awesome laces, socks and ribbons for its ‘Boot out Cancer’ initiative, to help pay forward through its patient support programs.
CAN CEO Rolf Hansen called on the community to wear his funky pair of laces, socks and ribbons on July 30 to give cancer the boot of Namibia.
“As we all fight COVID-19 as courageously as possible, we must remember that the war on cancer has not ended and that vulnerable cancer patients need our support more than ever,” he said. he adds.
He said they need to educate and educate the public on how to prevent and detect cancer earlier. “But we need to lend a hand to cancer patients who may be struggling financially or emotionally during their cancer treatment journey,” he said.
Hansen also requested that all patient financial assistance program applications for July and August be submitted by July 25.
The CAN Fund plans to help financially vulnerable cancer patients in need, in accordance with a guideline approved by the board of directors, to help cancer patients either financially, with medical equipment and supplements or with transportation and hosting for processing purposes, “he concluded.