Where Have All The Children Gone…?
An Open Letter From a Cancer Mom/Ope Brief van ‘n Kanker-Ma
In South Africa, many many more children die of cancer each year than is necessary. In this modern era of high-tech medical treatment some 70% of childhood cancers are completely curable.. if diagnosed in time! How is it then that in South Africa we only have a 20% survival rate for childhood cancer? How? My […]
Complementary and Alternative Therapies: What You Need to Know
From one onco mom to another… Have you ever had the feeling you lose all your Mom-powers when you walk into the hospital? Have you ever felt that anger when they stick your child with needles and push pipes into him and inject him with poison and there’s nothing you can do about it? Ever […]
It’s impossible to describe the pure, desperate frustration that is a fact of daily life when you have a child with cancer. As Theresa Niewenhuis said in her heartrending letter to all cancer moms, every piece of bad news breaks another little piece of your heart. I was an adult when my 11-year-old brother was […]