"It was shock and disbelief because you think: It can't happen to me. I'm too young, I'm too healthy, I'm too fit... It always happens to someone else." - Wendy Swanepoel
"No matter where I went or who I spoke to, or even the people on the phone - it felt like you had our best interest at heart - that you walk us through our journey as well." - Adele Thompson
In this last part of our interview with Pat - she gives us some heartfelt and profound advise for all.
In part one of our conversation with Pat Schlebusch, she takes us through her journey with fighting Breast Cancer.
Lizel Burger Breast Cancer (Age 36) On 18 March 2017 I felt a lump in my breast. I immediately made an appointment on Monday for a sonar and a mammogram at the radiologist. The report confirmed that the lump could possibly be malignant. At my appointment with the surgeon, he... read more →
Money From the Claim Because I have three children and then the grandchildren, the four grandsons, I gave each one of the grandchildren R10 000. I told their parents to invest it. I told them my wish is that because Liam still has three years before he goes to high school,... read more →
Claim Process with Platinum Life After the claim was put through, the papers came back, which I took to fill in and I couldn’t believe it when they said everything is in order. Then the message came through saying that the money had been paid into my bank account. When... read more →
My name is Daphne, I turned 70 just this year, which is something I can be grateful for. I am just a grandmother; I’m a pensioner. I really like the elderly, it is my friendship group. They are older than I am, although I am old. Diagnosis I normally go... read more →
In this last instalment of Shannon's interview with Platinum Life she sheds light into her experience with us - from the claim process, what she did with her pay-out and closes off with some advice.
In this second part Shannon continues to tell us about her reaction to treatment, discusses her family’s history with cancer and the costs she incurred throughout the whole process to recovery.