Hi! My name is Rachel.

Tell us about yourself

I was diagnosed with Burkitt’s Lymphoma in 2022 and has completed chemotherapy within the same year.

What led you to the diagnosis and how has the journey been like?

I was having a bad cough after being COVID-positive, and had traces of blood in my phlegm. I experienced shortness of breath as well. Consulted a GP wanting to get some cough syrup, but was referred for an X-ray; further investigations led to the diagnosis of lymphoma. It was a tough fight, and the process still feels surreal at this point.

Any advice for others who may be going through a similar experience?

Everyday feels like it’s going to last forever, but it will also feel like everything went by in a blink of an eye. Reach out to your loved ones for support; they are always there.