Home > Medical > Cancer > Real-life story Real-life story All sections in Cancer » About Cancer » Campaigning for Cancer » Cancer and your Diet » Cancer in Children » Cancer Treatment » Facts and Figures » Leukaemia » Living with Cancer » Multimedia » Cancer News » Real-life Story » Triggers and Prevention » What to read TV presenter shares his cancer story I realised pretty soon after my diagnosis with non-Hodgkins lympoma that a part of dealing with cancer is knowing there will be good days along with the bad ones, says TV presenter Xylon van Eyck. 'Cancer is sneaky' Cancer is a subversive disease that sneaks through your body and spreads propaganda to anyone who’ll listen. I know – my own cells were subverted. Cancer survivor Paddy Hartdegen shares his story. FW de Klerk speaks out about his cancer experience Former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner, FW de Klerk knows exactly how colon cancer can affect someone. He was diagnosed with this type of cancer in 2006 and has been in remission for seven years now. Quiz Cancer: are you at risk? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Subscribe Newsletters » One year of cancer treatment in one minute Girl 'given' HIV to fight her cancer Conquering cancer: don't delay seeing your doctor When Rada Govinsamy noticed a lump in her breast, she decided to ignore it at first. Fortunately for her, a stress-related black-out forced her to go to her doctor. Living with leukaemia for 22 years Trevor Steyn had returned to Cape Town from a holiday on the coast of the Eastern Cape when he began feeling unwell. Read his story of leukaemia here. Random GP visit saves patient It was by pure chance that Roxine van der Merwe found out she had Chronic Myelogenous Leukaemia (CML). Today she is living a completely normal life. Read her story here. Ex-Springbok conquers lymphoma cancer Most people remember Chris Rossouw as one of South Africa's rugby heroes, a member of the legendary Springbok Rugby team of 1995. Yet few know that he survived lymphoma cancer. Living with NET cancer Johan van den Berg lived with the symptoms of what he had been told was a skin condition for 10 years before the Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs) on his liver were finally detected. Profit vs. bedside manner Facing a cancer diagnosis is frightening, but dealing with empathic and communicative medical staff can make it a little easier. This blogger is having a different experience. 'Lymphoma is not a death sentence' Jenny Brown is a lymphoma survivor and a testament to the fact that a cancer diagnosis is not necessarily a death sentence. Read her story here. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.