AR App Helping Child Cancer Patients Cope with Anxiety

The Paediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s app is bringing imaginary friends to life in hospitals and cancer treatment centers. A three-eared rabbit stands on Bridgette Czarnecki’s hospital bed. He playfully wiggles his ear and adjusts his yellow bow tie. “You’re stronger than you know,” he tells the 8-year-old. “I wish I was that strong.” A flying […]

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London Mayor Bans Junk Food Advertising on Public Transport

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London confirmed, has confirmed that junk food advertising will be banned on public transport in London from February 2019. The ban will cover all advertisements for food and non-alcoholic drinks high in fat, salt and/or sugar. It will cover the entire Transport for London (TfL) network, including London Underground, Overground […]

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How Self-Hypnosis Relieves Pain & Depression in Cancer Patients

If you haven’t heard of Dr. David Spiegel, let us introduce him… He’s the Associate Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Director of the Center on Stress and Health, in addition to the Medical Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. During his 40 years of clinical research, he’s […]

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World Health Organization’s New Global Childhood Cancer Initiative MOST Welcome

Childhood Cancer is a global scourge! There is, however one MASSIVE difference – In rich countries, 80% of children with diseases like Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia(ALL) survive. In many poor countries, 80% die. While high-income countries such as the USA and Britain have made tremendous strides against A.L.L. and other similar childhood cancers, those gains have not […]

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Dedication to our Little Fighters

Childhood Cancer is rare yet it is also far too common, and our Little Fighters and their Families are fighting the fight of their lives every single day. While we are not the parents of our Beneficiaries, each and every single child with which we work is OUR child and we feel every emotion when […]

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✨Foodie Friday ✨ : Liquid Nutrition

Children with cancer often suffer from Appetite Loss when undergoing Radiation Therapy or Chemotherapy, which means that they are not getting the nutrients that they need to fight their cancer. Add to this some of the side-effects of these treatments such as Constipation, Diarrhoea, Difficulty Chewing,  Dehydration, Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia), Dry Mouth (Xerostomia), Mouth Sores or Mucositis, Nausea and Vomiting, and Taste Changes, all of […]

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The Ugly Truth of Childhood Cancer

What do you think about when you think about Childhood Cancer (if you think about it at all that is)? As part of our September Childhood Cancer Awareness campaign, we will bring you as much information regarding Childhood Cancer as we can, and this includes the good, the bad, and the ugly. Childhood Cancer is […]

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Hold On ~ Dominic Camany

Good Morning Little Fighter Community! Today we would like to present you with a lovely musical piece written and sung by a young man called Dominic Camany. This was the message Dominic posted when he released Hold On in 2011: I have decided to spend the next year donating the proceeds of my music (CD, […]

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