Help us get a Radiothon to Raise Funds!
Mandela Day 2014 Knit-a-thon @ Mandela Rhodes Place
HELP US MAKE THIS HAPPEN PLEASE take just 2 seconds and Sms “LITTLE FIGHTERS CANCER TRUST RADIOTHON” to 34519. Only ONE SMS per phone will be counted, so sms from as many phones as you can and SPREAD THE WORD!!! VOTING OPENS 24 JULY AND CLOSES 15 AUGUST The Little Fighters Cancer Trust helps […]
Little Fighters Cancer Trust ~ Organisational Information
Mandela Day Knit-a-thon for Little Fighters organised by Fair Cape Dairies, Hippo Communications, Bush Radio 89.5FM and Mandela Rhodes Hotel @ Mandela Rhodes Place was a huge success with volunteers flocking to knit for Children with Cancer. From businesswomen to mothers, sisters, grannies, gogos, and even the guys ~ they came one and all to […]
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 […]
Cancer Patients Undergoing Treatment are High Risk for Infections
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.
In Rembrance of Connor
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 […]
Top Cancer-Fighting Foods
This goes out to Connor’s family… Connor would have become a teenager today. Little Fighter’s Cancer Trust sends out Love, Light & Strength to Connor’s Loved Ones In the Arms of an Angel Spend all your time waiting for that second chance For the break that will make it okay There’s always some reason […]
What it means when a Cancer Patient is “In Remission”
Fighting Cancer by the Plateful No single food can reduce your risk of cancer, but the right combination of foods may help make a difference. At mealtimes, strike a balance of at least two-thirds plant-based foods and no more than one-third animal protein. This “New American Plate” is an important cancer fighting tool, according to […]
Complementary and Alternative Therapies: What You Need to Know
There Is No Cure For Cancer!! No matter how we cut it and no matter how we wish it were so, There IS no cure for Cancer! Just as an alcoholic is never cured, an individual that has had cancer is also never cured ~ they just go into remission. “Remission” is probably one of […]
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 […]