Three years ago, a bone marrow transplant gave eight year old Rachel Ancer a new life. In Rachel’s Second Chance, the book that she wrote with a little help from her parents Jonathan and Jean Ancer – she tells her story and the mysteries of bone marrow transplants are simply explained. The book is available through the SA Bone Marrow Registry on www.sabmr.co.za
In this Lupus Awareness month of May, a young woman describes in a book called Crazy Became Me, how this unpredictable disease took hold of her life. Lupus (meaning wolf) is so called because centuries ago it was said the rash looks like a wolf bite.