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.
Shannon Mdikane is a 44 year old Breast Cancer survivor. Take a journey with her through her survival story, from the time of diagnosis, surgery to treatment.
COSTS INCURRED There were many expenses that weren’t covered. They paid for the hospitalisation, but they didn’t pay my gynaecologist who performed the operation and that was an amount of over R25 000. JOINING PLATINUM LIFE I never thought I would need Platinum Life. My friend referred me, I just... read more →
I am Deidré Serfontein, I’m 36 years old, I’m a travel consultant and I do business travel most of the time. I have a beautiful 4-year-old daughter and we’ve lived in Johannesburg for 5 years now. DIAGNOSIS Whenever I tell the story I always say a Pap smear saved my... read more →
Tara tells us about her experience with Platinum Life and gives valuable advice to the public.
Tara Ford, a 40 year old woman, explains her journey with Cervical Cancer.