Little Fighters Cancer Trust ~ Organisational Information
Those that know about Little Fighters Cancer Trust, “The little charity that does a lot,” will think that this is a huge organisation that has a massive head office with fancy offices, tons of storage space and a large staff contingent. Nothing could be further from the truth! The trust is run by […]
July is International Sarcoma Awareness Month!
July is International Sarcoma Awareness month, and as such we recently did a post about the most common Childhood Cancer Sarcomas (there is in excess of 50 types of sarcomas). In response to a reader who queried why nothing was mentioned about Undifferentiated Sarcoma, however, I promised to do some research and a post about […]
Speak up for Childhood Cancer!
Sarcomas are rare types of cancer that develop in the supporting tissues of the body. There are two main types: Bone Sarcomas and Soft Tissue Sarcomas.
Warrior Woman Anna Jooste Gets Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness!
What are YOU doing to speak up for Childhood Cancer Awareness? There is far too little awareness being raised for childhood cancer, especially in South Africa. Here at Little Fighters Cancer Trust we aim to change this as we assist children with cancer and their families deal with all the trauma and expense of childhood […]
Wessie Wonder Supports Little Fighters Cancer Trust
Anna Jooste completed the first of her challenges yesterday ~ running for 12 hours straight and completing 100kms in aid of Little Fighters Cancer Trust and raising Childhood Cancer Awareness. Anna, a Survivor herself, is set to do a few more runs over the next few months, but I am sure that none will be […]
Anna Jooste Runs for Little Fighters Cancer Trust
Wessie wonder baie oor die lewe. Hy kry al sy antwoorde uit die bybel en deel die boodskap dan met kinders deur sang. Wessie wonders a lot about Life. He gets all his answers from the Bible and shares the message with children through song Visie Om God se woord en die waarheid aan […]
Late Night Thoughts of A Mother Whose Child Has Cancer (4)
Anna Jooste is a tiny package of dynamite! She is also a Cancer Survivor. She is also a Cancer Survivor that is giving back by running in aid of Little Fighters Cancer Trust to raise funds for Children with Cancer! Tomorrow Anna will do her first run – an attempt to run for 12 hours […]
Cancer Patients Undergoing Treatment are High Risk for Infections
Little Ethan, otherwise known as Ethan “Iron Man” Jacobs, is now 3 MONTHS Cancer Free, and Little Fighters Cancer Trust celebrates this milestone with Ethan, his mom Gila, dad Riaan and the rest of their family. Herewith Part 4 of Ethan’s story, as penned by Ethan’s Mom, Gila Jacobs. 20 June 2014 Since I […]
Late Night Thoughts of A Mother Whose Child Has Cancer (3)
The immune system is an intricate combination of various organs distributed throughout the body. It helps the body to protect itself against invasion by germs, diseases and infections (see pic above). When a germ enters the body, the white blood cells (lymphocytes) are triggered to attack it. White blood cells constantly move throughout the body […]
As promised, here is this week’s article as penned by Ethan’s Mom, Gila Jacobs, on her feelings as an Onco Mom in dealing with the daily trials and tribulations of cancer. As originally explained, this article is posted as is to maintain integrity and passion. 13 June 2014 Today was one of those […]