Woman's long walk to cancer freedom finally ends 12 years later

Woman's long walk to cancer freedom finally ends 12 years later

- Kwanele Asante was diagnosed with cancer in 2006

- 12 years later, her surgeon has declared her cancer-free

- She took to Twitter to thank friends, family, and hospital staff for their support

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A Johannesburg-based lady has finally been declared cancer-free 12 years after she was first diagnosed.

Kwanele Asante took to Twitter recently to share the heartwarming news, Briefly.co.za learned.

According to her Twitter bio, she is a mother, lawyer, and bioethicist. She is also the Chairperson of the Department of Health's Ministerial Advisory Committee on Cancer.

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Kwanele paid a heartfelt tribute to hospital staff, including doctors, receptionists and porters, who supported her throughout her long recovery period.

She also thanked the nurses who looked after her. Kwanele added that the nurses even consoled her kids, family and friends.

The brave cancer survivor turned 49 years old in March. She revealed just how doubtful she had been of reaching that milestone at one point.

Kwanele's followers celebrated with her and wished her well.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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