Understanding Brain Tumours

“Understanding Brain Tumours”Timothy Cloughesy, MD – University of California, Los Angeles Original Webcast: September 27, 2012 A full transcript of the Webinar can be accessed HERE  Some Quick Facts About Brain Cancer Brain tumors are often difficult to diagnose because their signs and symptoms may mimic those of other disorders. Symptoms will also vary according […]

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What is Brain Cancer?

The human brain is a very complex organ, so much so that not even Medical Doctors really know everything about it yet, and for the everyday parent whose child has just been diagnosed with one or other form of brain cancer, the sudden influx of medical terminology can be completely intimidating and overwhelming. We will […]

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Happy Mother’s Day from LFCT

The Little Fighters Cancer Trust would like to take this opportunity to wish all mothers, especially our Onco Moms, the wonderful Staff at all the hospitals, and our own Staff and Volunteers, a wonderful Mother’s Day filled with Love, Light and Laughter. We also remember those Mom’s whose Little Fighters have earned their angel wings… […]

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YUMMY Vegetarian Recipes

Today we are sharing some great vegetarian recipes, some of which are also Vegan/Gluten-free or offer Vegan/Gluten-free Substitutions. We hope that you enjoy trying out these great recipes and would love some feedback once you have. Please also remember to let us know if there are any recipes or food/nutrition questions that you woul like […]

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Thank You Lufthansa & British Airways

Today is Thankful Thursday, a day on which we take the opportunity to thank those donors/sponsors who make the work that LFCT does for and with Children with Cancer and their Families possible. As most of you know, LFCT always does a winter outreach to both hospital wards as well as to the Families that […]

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Dealing with your Child’s Cancer Diagnosis

Welcome to Tipline Tuesday when we will share various tips on how to deal with Childhood Cancer, including dealing with the devastating news that your child has cancer, dealing with the different types of treatments and their side-effects, dealing with the physical, emotional and psychological effects of cancer on the child with caner as well […]

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Motivation Monday: When Colleagues Step Up for Childhood Cancer

Here at LFCT we understand the difficulties surrounding Childhood Cancer and would like to make a bit of a difference to your week by posting motivational posts of all kinds on a Monday, so herewith the first “Motivation Monday” post. Today’s post highlights just one thing that parents of a chld with cancer have to […]

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Exploring the Link Between Emotions and Cancer

The link between emotions and cancer has been a well-documented fact for many years. Several studies have illustrated the overlap between physical and emotional processes in the brain. We also know that mental beliefs have a significant effect on the body’s physical response to treatment. When patients report higher happiness levels and positive beliefs, they […]

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Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer

While most of the Little Fighters Cancer Trust beneficiaries are toddlers or children, we also have some teenage warriors, and this information would be beneficial for them…. The middle – an area many adolescent and young adults (AYAs) with cancer find themselves. Facing cancer at the cusp of adulthood presents many obstacles unique to this […]

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