This diagnosis really made me think that I was going to die, but once I met my oncologist and his staff, I realized that this is the beginning of the rest of my life – and what an amazing story it turned out to be.
In the chemo room I met the true angels of the oncology centre – myself and the other cancer survivors were all in the same boat – and we became family during our individual journeys.
Posted on 21 Dec 2020
During the treatment I lost my hair… and my husband, but I managed to regain the purpose and meaning of life. My children were my inspiration not to give up.
Posted on 21 May 2018
After what seemed like a gloomy weather report on 24 February 2017, the community and teams came in droves to attend the CANSA Relay For Life Bethlehem. Cancer Survivors were invited onto the field for the Survivors Ceremony and walked around the track for their honourary lap. The community of Bethlehem applauded them for their […]
Posted on 29 Mar 2017
About 600 community members joined hands showing a united front in the fight against cancer at the third annual CANSA Relay For Life Bothaville on 10 February 2017. This country themed event was very family orientated and created a sense of hope for the community.
Posted on 24 Mar 2017
LADYBRAND – Piñatas were slammed at this year’s CANSA Relay For Life Ladybrand as a sign of fighting back against cancer, with 30 survivors who came and were supported during this exciting event. The Survivors’ and Caregivers Laps celebrated life and provided a unique opportunity to each person present to reflect on their cancer journey. […]
Posted on 16 Nov 2016
Families came in numbers to show their solidarity to those diagnosed with cancer, those who have survived, and to commemorate those they lost in the fight against cancer.
Posted on 8 Nov 2016
Two thousand community members and businesses united at this diverse and awe inspiring eighth CANSA Relay For Life Estcourt event.
Posted on 8 Nov 2016
Due to continued downpour of rain a few of our Relay For Life Events have been postponed or rescheduled. All other events are currently happening as scheduled – we will notify you should events move to another venue due to rain. Please Note: CANSA Relay For Life JHB South (1 March 2014) has been postponed. […]
Posted on 5 Mar 2014
Relay For Life Bethlehem het hulle afsluitingsvergadering gehad op 13 April 2011. Terugvoer is gegee aan die gemeenskap van Bethlehem oor die 3de Relay For Life wat op 4 Maart 2011 by die Bethlehem Vliegveld plaasgeving het. Muller Janse van Rensburg, Voorsitter van die RFL Komitee, het genoem dat hierdie Relay For Life een van […]
Posted on 28 Sep 2011
Op Vrydag, 9 September 2011, het die gemeenskap van Ficksburg saamgetrek om die tweede Relay For Life in hierdie gemeenskap te ondersteun. 20 Spanne het deelgeneem en hande saam gevat in die stryd teen kanker. Jana du Plessis, ‘n ‘International Hero of Hope’, het haar storie gedeel met die gemeenskap en wat hierdie oomblik soveel […]
Posted on 27 Sep 2011