May Paediatric Oncology Ward Outreach

LFCT paid a visit to the Paediatiric Oncology Wards at Tygerberg and Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital last week to treat the Moms for Mother’s Day, but of course we could not only treat the moms – how can we go to the wards without some treats for our brave Little Fighters too… Each […]

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Mother’s Day Hospital Outreach 2019

Mother’s Day is really important to us at the Little Fighters Cancer Trust as, if there ever were mothers that should be celebrated for their love, strength and fortitude then it is the mothers who battle Childhood Cancer with their children. Last week we took time out to visit all the mothers of our Little […]

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Childhood Cancer Families We Salute You!!

Last week was a very difficult week at the Little Fighters Cancer Trust – two of our Little Fighters gained their Angel Wings and we celebrated the first Heavenly Birthdays of two more, both of whom only recently gained their Angel Wings… While this may seem a strange topic for a Motivational Monday post, I […]

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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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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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