Adele Green

Lessons surviving a cancer spouse

I was 25 when my almost perfect eighteen month old marriage was challenged with the four month prognosis of my husband (then 28 years old). We had moved to Johannesburg six months prior and I started a diary, because I felt lonely in a big city. Little did I know how much more my life […]

Bilal Teladia – I’m 13 and I beat cancer

Bilal Teladia was nine years old when he started to experience mysterious mood swings. His mother took him to various doctors, however, no-one was able to detect a cause for his anxiety and aggression. A baffling limp presented itself in Bilal along with exhaustion and immense weight loss. After two biopsies, Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma was diagnosed. […]

Kevin Perkins’ Story

Lymphoma Awareness Campaign Kevin Perkins’ Story On the 17th January of 1991 I was admitted to Entabeni Hospital in Durban for the surgical removal of a lymph gland in my neck. The gland had become swollen shortly before Christmas 1990 and whilst being easily visible, was not painful at all. It was a minor conversation […]

Johann Enslin – We are fathers we are mothers

We are fathers we are mothers, we are sons and daughters. We are husbands and wives. We laugh, we cry, we fear, we love, we hope, we try. We are the faces of lymphoma. Good morning ladies and gentlemen, my name is Johann Enslin and I am a survivor. I was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma […]

Hannie Belsten, Psychologist

Hannie was diagnosed with lymphoma at the age of 32 after her husband discovered a lump on her lower body. She was absolutely devastated, not wanting to mention or even discuss the big C word until she came to terms with it weeks after. Years later Hannie’s story is one of optimism and hope. Her […]

Colin Branson Survivor Story

I am currently 47 living in Josey and was diagnosed with Burkitts lymphoma Leukaemia in Sydney, Australia in May 2003 at the age of 39. It was an interesting time in my life. I Was living in Sydney Australia and was in the process of repatriating myself and the family back to South Africa. I […]