One woman�s fight against cancer

Conquering to conquer: Bontle has survived cancer
Conquering to conquer: Bontle has survived cancer

Stories of “fighting the good fight,” in terms of health issues, do not usually have happy endings. For 15 years, Bontle Modige, has wrestled with and overpowered a disease that threatened her life, making her one of a niche group of survivors. She speaks to Mmegi Correspondent, NNASARETHA KGAMANYANE

At first she felt a slight pain in her throat. She dismissed it as the usual tonsil infection, which often afflicted her.

The pain worsened, especially during winter and on cold days.

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