Welcome to the Dec/Jan issue; our theme is Press pause then press on with purpose and with that Avril de Beer highlights The seven types of rest that are needed while Fiona Hardie explains why correct breath is vital for your health in Breath awareness bringing a state of calm.
We also focus on skin cancers; Ronél Rabé shares the after effects of having basal cell carcinoma surgically removed from her left cheek in Face value. Dr Nirasha Chiranjan helps us understand the causes and warnings signs of Basal cell carcinoma while Dr Shivona Moodley gives us a rundown of all the types of skin cancer in Preventing skin cancer.
Dr Daleen Geldenhuys educates us about the rare cancer Ocular melanoma and Wilma Newhoudt-Druchen shares her ocular melanoma journey in Few and far between.
May you have a good and restful festive season.
IN THIS ISSUE
It’s our 60th issue of Buddies For Life and we couldn’t be prouder!
Our theme is Press pause then press on with purpose and we do hope this is exactly what you will do. Take the needed rest over December and when the new year begins, go and live purposefully.
Word For Word Media are pleased to present The 2023 Big C Survivor’s Guide, with the focus being the top five cancers
in South African women and men. We have also included the top five cancers affecting children. To all the survivors, our hope is that this booklet will assist in your journey, no matter how big or small, as long as you know you are not alone; we are here for you, we are oncology buddies.