‘Cancer’ breakfast held

2017-10-18 06:01
At the event (from left) Jane Elsworth, Janine Elliote, Helen Pitout, Marilyn Harthorne and Jane Pilllay.PHOTOS: lethiwe makhanya

At the event (from left) Jane Elsworth, Janine Elliote, Helen Pitout, Marilyn Harthorne and Jane Pilllay.PHOTOS: lethiwe makhanya

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

CANCER survivors spoke about the difficulties they face after being diagnosed at a breakfast organised by Reach for Recovery and The Mall @ Scottsville on Friday.

Jane Stahlhut, who was diagnosed with breast cancer 17 years ago, told attendees it is very important to look after yourself before and after being diagnosed.

“It is very important that women go for regular check-ups. Life is a precious thing. You need to take care of it and embrace it. It is a gift.

“If you have been diagnosed with cancer it is important to have open communication with your family. Once you have cancer it does not only affect you, it also affects people close to you - your family and your children.” Stahlhut said cancer survivors must realise they are beautiful, positive and strong.

NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.