Childhood cancer: the warriors are small, but not the courage
Faced with the dreaded disease, SA children have proved to be positive and strong
Each day Dr Kershinee Reddy witnesses how children deal with adversity, rise above it, and continue to be positive despite their disease.
Reddy is a paediatrician training further in paediatric oncology at the Tygerberg Hospital in the Western Cape. She works with children with cancer, learning about their illnesses, how to diagnose and manage them, and how to counsel their families about their cancers and prognosis.
Speaking to Times Select ahead of International Childhood Cancer Day on Saturday, Reddy explained she had worked with children with different stages of cancer...