- Portia Njangwini’s elation, finding out she was pregnant, vanished when she heard that the lump in her left breast was cancer.
- Almost a year after finishing chemotherapy, she’s still on the waiting list for radiation treatment at Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital in Johannesburg.
- But survivors who have private medical aid say it’s not a guarantee for great treatment either.
- Our TV team takes you to two hospitals — one public and the other private — and shows you what it’s like to battle breast cancer in the different health systems.
Does having private medical aid make having breast cancer easier to deal with? Mohale Moloi and Yolanda Mdzeke take a look in our newsletter on 3 July.
- Read the full script here