This issue’s theme is Rising Strong with a focus on young adults with cancer and we are so pleased at how it has turned out. Starting with our cover story of Emma-Liegh Riggien who shares her story of undergoing limb-saving surgery at age 15 in Eternally grateful to be a survivor to Hodgkin lymphoma cancer survivor, Gabriella Kourie, sharing her Lessons learnt from a diagnosis at age 19.
Social worker, Avril de Beer, offers Five tips for managing school or university during treatment while Prof Gita Naidu describes the Top cancers in adolescents. We also hear how a Mom ensures daughter has fertility options after the daughter had her right ovary removed and underwent chemotherapy.
We also put the spotlight on Childhood leukaemia: frequently asked questions and the feel-good story of Miracles happen because of blood and stem cell donors.
Keep on rising strong.
IN THIS ISSUE
SEPTEMBER IS PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTH!
We are beyond excited to introduce a new brand extension to Oncology Buddies: Oncology MAN. We believe that this is not only a necessity but also a true testament to the phenomenal men out there, affected by cancer. In Oncology Buddies, we have always had a special place For The Boys and their Guy Talk, breaking many societal standards about male cancers, where men had the courage to talk about their experiences.
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The Aug-Sept issue’s theme is Rising Strong with a focus on young adults with cancer and we are so pleased at how it has turned out. In honour of Women’s Month too, we have Super Survivor, Lebogang Mthembu, who candidly speaks about her mental health struggles after being diagnosed with breast cancer at the tender age of 24. Read her story in Searching for the light.
Word For Word Media are proud to present a new navigational concept, The 2022 Big Survivor’s Guide, to assist you, the patient, through the strenuous times and guide you through all the humps and bumps and prepare you with the many questions you need answered. Let’s walk and talk through diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.