International Childhood Cancer Day

2022 IS The second year of the three-year ICCD campaign (2021-2023) under the theme of ‘Better Survival’ is achievable #throughyourhands “Right care at the right time by the right team” is underway and with your support we are going to celebrate this important milestone on 15th of February in collaboration with CCI. The ICCD three-year campaign (2021- […]

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Will You Help Us Help Them?
corrugated iron shacks with Valentino and children playing in unsanitary conditions

Valentino is 16 years old and has lung cancer. Valentino lives in one of the poor suburbs of Wellington in the Western Cape, in conditions in which nobody should live, let alone someone with a dread disease like Childhood Cancer and a severely impaired immune system.

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, a time to honour and remember children and families affected by this devastating disease,and help rally support to give Children with Cancer better outcomes by supporting Childhood Cancer Awareness. Childhood Cancer is the leading cause of disease-related death among children and adolescents under the age of 15 years in the […]

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Chewing Difficulties in Childhood Cancer

Symptom Management, Palliative Care, or Supportive Care to relieve side-effects is an important part of cancer care and treatment and should always form part of the overall treatment plan. Difficulty in chewing occurs when mouth pain, problems with the teeth, or stiffness or pain in the jaw muscles make it difficult for an individual to eat certain foods, […]

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