Linzel’s Journey with Cancer

Linzel’s Journey with Cancer Linzel Cloete (30) from Koingnaas in Namaqualand was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 26 and had to remove both her breasts. By now, the cancer is spread to her lungs. She was recently diagnosed with stage 4-cancer. The forecast...

Breast Cancer Blog – 2

Blog 2: One year check-up. Having surgery and being treated for breast cancer differs for us all. The order we have our surgery and treatment, what treatment and the side effects varies per person. We are always aware in that first year of the reality of our battle....

Breast Cancer Blog – 1

First entry. My journey with breast cancer started 20 years ago when I met my best friend who had been treated for it and had a single mastectomy.  I adore her to this day and was so moved by the community that helped save her that I went to every fund raising breast...

Words from a survivor – Jane – P2

I have always thought that everyone is special and has their own story to tell, which is why I’m of the opinion that just about anyone could give some kind of inspirational talk, given the chance and the correct platform. It does seem, though, that if a person has...

Words from a survivor – Jane

Nearly two years ago, a lump was found in my breast when I went for a completely routine visit to my gynae. I had absolutely none of the risk factors for breast cancer: I have no family history and no first degree relative who had breast cancer; I have 4 children, all...
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