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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Why is Carcinogenic Roundup Still Sold in SA??

Pharmaceuticals company Bayer says its subsidiary Monsanto will continue to sell its Roundup weed killer in South Africa despite a US jury last month awarding nearly $80m (R1.1bn) to a man who claimed it had given him cancer, reports The Times. According to court documents, Edwin Hardeman used Roundup for 30 years. The report says […]

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Extraordinary Healers Honoured

Generosity was the thread that tied together three oncology nurses honored in CURE®’s 2019 Extraordinary Healer contest. Two finalists and a winner were recognized for giving more time and effort than their jobs demanded to support their patients, colleagues and institutions. In essays by patients, colleagues or family members, these nurses and 51 others were […]

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WWE Donates $1 Million For MIBG Therapy Suite at Children’s Hospital

The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation announced this week that Triple H and Stephanie McMahon have given $1 million to establish a family-centered MIBG Therapy Suite at the UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. The donation was actually made in May 2018 and the ribbon cutting ceremony for the suite was held on Thursday. MIBG treatment […]

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Cape Town’s First Palliative Care Hospice for Children to Open in 2020

The Rohan Bloom Foundation and Paedspal are set to open Cape Town’s first children’s palliative care hospice. Palliative care is vital but is often a scarce and expensive luxury that is inaccessible to many South Africans.  While there are local palliative care hospices for adults, there are, shockingly, none in the city that cater towards […]

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Throwback Thursday: Soldier In You
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Throwback Thursday will feature certain old posts that we feel need to be shared again, as many new followers will not go back to read all of the old posts. Today we are re-posting a video of a song that was written for and performed for the Little Fighters Cancer Trust, by Ashlee Hammond. Ashlee […]

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Advances in Childhood Cancer Treatments

A cancer diagnosis is upsetting at any age, but especially for children and their families. When a child is diagnosed with cancer the entire family is affected. The good news for these childhood cancer patients and their families is that many types of cancer that were once fatal now have cure rates exceeding 80% – […]

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Crazy Nomad EPIC Fundraising Tour 2018 Wrap – Up

For those of you who have been wondering what happened with regards the Crazy Nomad EPIC JHB to CT Fundraising Tour in aid of LFCT, here are all the details…. It has taken a long time to write this wrap-up post because our wonderful Team Crazy Nomad were still busy with various things and some […]

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