The documentary about Circle Brugge goalkeeper Miguel Van Damme, 28, who was told five years ago that he had leukemia, is one of the four programs broadcast on VRT after Cancer Day. “Maintaining hope is difficult because they have exhausted everything to save me.”
“You have cancer.” More than 40,000 people in Flanders are diagnosed with this diagnosis each year. That’s why, on the occasion of Anti-Cancer Day, on Thursday October 21st, VRT will present four special radio programs. In this way, the public broadcaster wants to “elaborate on the stories behind the disease”.
One of them will be the documentary Miguel About Circle Brugge goalkeeper Miguel Van Dam, who has been treated for leukemia since 2016. After his diagnosis, a period of recovery, relapse, recovery and relapse follows. ‘How much misfortune can you have? Sometimes you just can’t understand it. I’ve been through a lot in my life: I’ve been sick for five years, and my career hasn’t helped me much. Maintaining hope is very difficult, because there is nothing left. They used everything to save me: chemotherapy, radiation, you name it,” he says.
However, there are also beautiful moments. In 2020, he will become the father of his daughter Camille, and after the expiration of his contract, Circle Brugge will present him with a new daughter. The federation and the fans continue to support him and this year he is included in the team photo. And now there’s a documentary directed by Eric Goins.
Furthermore, Cath Luyten enters Neighbor, what are you doing now? Politician and sexologist Joydel Leekins, who was told last year she had skin cancer, visited. Jeroen Mewes wants in daily food Inspiring viewers comfort food To cook for those who have difficulty and First dates Four people in search of love closely related to the disease are received in the restaurant.
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