Managing Skin & Nail-Related Side Effects from Cancer Treatment

Among common side effects such as hair loss and nausea, radiation, chemotherapy, biologics, and targeted cancer therapies also can cause changes to your skin, nails, hair and feet. Around 50% of patients with cancer who are treated with immunotherapy and targeted therapy experience a skin-related side effect that can affect their quality of life, according […]

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Ridge Riders ROCK

A few months ago, Little Fighters Cancer Trust was approached by a gentleman with the name of Gert Erasmus from Ridge Riders MC KZN to say that they supported the work that LFCT is doing and wanted to do a Mass Ride to Greys’ Hospital in Pietermaritzburg in conjunction with Midlands Biker Federation KZN. Of […]

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Delicious Winter Warmer Recipes

Seeing that it is still the middle of winter in South Africa and rather cold out there, we thought we would bring you some lovely easy-to-make, nutritious and comfort-food recipes to tempt your Child with Cancer with. We know it is difficult when you have a Child with Cancer who is undergoing treatment and is […]

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A Dietary Change Could Boost Cancer Therapy

In a recent study, mice that ate a diet with reduced levels of a particular amino acid responded better to cancer treatments. The findings are intriguing, but the authors call for caution. Doctors and other experts now understand the significant role that nutrition plays in health. In fact, it is possible to manage some conditions, […]

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Chemo-Safe & Child-Friendly Recipes

Chemotherapy treatments are not nice at all and most times when children with cancer are undergoing treatments they really don’t feel well and may also be suffering from various other side-effects from the treatments. It is also very understandable that children undergoing these treatments often do not feel much like eating and/or do not have […]

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Busting Myths Around Cancer

It seems like every week someone else is telling us that something or the other is bad for us or causes cancer, but just how much of this is really true? Are mobile phones really bad for you; do microwaves cause cancer; do Electric and Magnetic Fields (EMFs) cause cancer; does Teflon cookware cause cancer, […]

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