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Stories of Hope

Kidney Cancer – Stories of Hope

Kidney Cancer – Stories of Hope

Mark Walter kidney cancer Survivor

Mark Walter kidney cancer Survivor

Mark Walter is 66 years old and lives in Amanzimtoti, South Africa with his wife, Odette, the most important person in his journey. The Walters have 3 children and 5 grandchildren. When facing a diagnosis of cancer, Mark recommends that a strong faith, strong partner, and a strong family unit are needed, as well as a positive attitude.

Mark’s journey started on 9th February 2011; whilst undergoing a routine check-up his urologist felt a lump in his right kidney. A CT scan found a 5.2 cm dense mass in his right kidney, the density indicating malignancy. Mark was diagnosed with kidney cancer and was scheduled to have his kidney removed.

Please read Mark’s story – see excerpt from the book “Kidney Cancer Book of Courage and Hope” – or read entire publication for more kidney cancer Survivors’ stories.

Read our latest fact sheet on kidney cancer here…

Online Support for cancer Survivors

Mark is also a member of CANSA’s Facebook support group for cancer Survivors – please sign up as a member if you need encouragement.

See other online resources for Survivors and Caregivers


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