✨Foodie Friday ✨Child-Friendly Meals

Today’s offering is some wonderful Child-Friendly Recipes for those times when you are really struggling to get your Child with Cancer to eat or when you just want to give them a nice little treat. These recipes are all nutritious and your child will love making some of them with you – spending time in […]

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Video Game – “That Dragon, Cancer “

“That Dragon, Cancer ” Invites Players to Experience the Joys and Struggles of a Real-Life Family Battling Cancer It’s nothing like what you typically think of when you hear someone mention a “video game.” Games are fun, strategic and fast-paced. They offer players the chance to exercise some degree of control, while also offering a […]

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A Travel Guide to Heaven for Kids

Soon after his popular A Travel Guide to Heaven was published, bestselling author Anthony DeStefano recognized that children also have many questions about Heaven. In celebration of the tenth anniversary of that book, Anthony wrote Travel Guide to Heaven for Kids, a fun-filled, action story about a little boy named Joey who gets to take […]

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Why is Carcinogenic Roundup Still Sold in SA??

Pharmaceuticals company Bayer says its subsidiary Monsanto will continue to sell its Roundup weed killer in South Africa despite a US jury last month awarding nearly $80m (R1.1bn) to a man who claimed it had given him cancer, reports The Times. According to court documents, Edwin Hardeman used Roundup for 30 years. The report says […]

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Nevermind Less Junk Food: Eat More Nutritious Food!

According to the Global Burden of Disease study, unhealthy diets are responsible for 11m preventable deaths globally per year, more even than smoking tobacco. The biggest problem is not the junk we eat however, but the nutritious food we don’t eat. Researchers are calling for a global shift in policy to promote vegetables, fruit, nuts […]

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Healthy Easter Treats for Kids

Normally we do “Foodie Friday” but seeing that this Friday is Good Friday and the start of the Easter Weekend, we decided to make a bit of a change so that we can bring you some scrumptious recipes early enough for you to make them for your children… Enjoy! Healthy Crispy Rice Eggs Ingredients 3/4 […]

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Extraordinary Healers Honoured

Generosity was the thread that tied together three oncology nurses honored in CURE®’s 2019 Extraordinary Healer contest. Two finalists and a winner were recognized for giving more time and effort than their jobs demanded to support their patients, colleagues and institutions. In essays by patients, colleagues or family members, these nurses and 51 others were […]

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Common Brain Tumours in Children – Posterior Fossa

The majority (more than 60%) of childhood brain tumours are located in the posterior fossa (the back compartment of the brain). The posterior fossa includes the cerebellum, the brainstem, and the fourth ventricle. Tumours in this area include Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumours  (PNETs), Medulloblastomas , Brainstem Gliomas, Cerebellar Astrocytomas, and Ependymomas. Please refer to the Brain Tumour Glossary for explanations of any terms that you do […]

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