International Childhood Cancer Day 2021

Every year, more than 400,000 children and adolescents below 20, are diagnosed with cancer. The rate of survival depends on the region, with 80% survival in most High Income Countries but as low as 20% only in Low and Middle Income Countries.
#throughourhands #ICCD2021 #CUREALL #treeoflife

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International Day of Women & Girls in Science

On 11 February, the United Nations, partners worldwide, women and girls will mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, celebrating the theme, ‘Investment in Women and Girls in Science for Inclusive Green Growth.’  The Day focuses on the reality that science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of internationally agreed […]

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Christmas Party 2019

This past weekend our Little Fighters, together with their families, enjoyed a fabulous Christmas Party hosted by LFCT in collaboration with Paarl Lions and great fun was had by all. There was a jumping castle, face-painting, games, a therapy dog, great eats and of course Father Christmas with lovely presents for all the kids. Our […]

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Giving Tuesday is Coming Soon

The Little Fighters Cancer Trust is Joining the Global #GivingTuesday Movement to Fundraise for Christmas Presents for Children with Cancer and their Families. GivingTuesday, taking place December 3rd, is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organisations to encourage giving and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Every year, on #GivingTuesday, […]

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The U.S. Is Running Out Of A Critical Childhood Cancer Drug And There Is No Suitable Replacement.

The U.S. is experiencing a critical shortage of a drug called vincristine, used to treat several types of childhood cancer including leukemias and lymphomas after one of the only two U.S. manufacturers, Teva Pharmaceutical decided to discontinue production in July. The news, first reported in the New York Times also suggested that physicians may be […]

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2-Year-Old Cancer Survivor With Down Syndrome Hears For First Time: ‘Her Body Started Trembling’

Two-year-old Grace of Strongsville, Ohio, is a two-time cancer survivor who was born with Down syndrome. Grace was born with a form of leukemia called transient myeloproliferative disorder. She was only 2 days old when she began treatment. And since Grace was also born two months premature, she barely weighed over 4 pounds when she […]

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Nigerian Scientist Develops Cancer Drugs from African Plants

Mansurah Abdulazeez Discusses How Her Visionary Plant Research Could Help in Fight Against Tumours Mansurah Abdulazeez is a molecular biologist at the Center for Biotechnology Research, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria. Her research aims to identify potent anticancer agents in African plants. Last November, the government of Spain awarded her their Science by Women Fellowship. And […]

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