A mother determined to support her child as he battles cancer has moved into hospital. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month, spotlighting the plight of children suffering from cancer and how their caregivers cope.
Cansa launches telephonic counselling for patients left frustrated by the Covid-19 pandemic, affecting their treatment and support. Cancer patients are physically and emotionally vulnerable to effects of lockdown.
Think breast cancer is something only older women have to worry about? Think again. Experts say there are no age restrictions to this cancer – but that social support can mean the difference between life and death.
KWA-ZULU NATAL – Right to Care, together with the Bhekuzulu Self-sustaining Project and the Mpilonhle Sanctuary Organization are working together to offer patients a one-stop shop where they can have all their chronic conditions seen to in a single visit.
As South Africa is celebrating women’s month, Reach For a Dream organisation is celebrating women who are making difference in South African medicine and making a difference in the lives of children with cancer.
After suffering with painful colon cancer for nearly five years, 59 year old Maki Makunyane-Moela of Alexandra township has been diagnosed free of the disease and is now on a mission to spread awareness that a cancer diagnosis is not always a death sentence.