Taste Problems While Undergoing Chemotherapy Treatment
World Cancer Day 2023 – Uniting our Voices & Taking Action
A potential side effect of chemotherapy treatment is an issue with taste — either food not tasting like anything or a bitter or metallic taste in one’s mouth. Food for Children with Cancer going through Chemotherapy is important because they need to keep up their strength and maintain weight. Why does this happen, and what […]
Quick 3 Ingredient Recipes
While we live in a time of awe-inspiring advancements in cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, many of us who seek cancer care hit barriers at every turn. Income, education, geographical location, and discrimination based on ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, and lifestyle are just a few of the factors that can negatively affect care. […]
CINV Affects Patients Economically & Emotionally
How much would you love to be able to make a quick, tasty meal for your Child with Cancer that they are sure to enjoy? No time to spend in the kitchen slaving over a stove for hours on end to cook the family a meal or even make a nice little snack because you […]
A Stranger Comes To Call
Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) is a common — and often costly — problem among patients with cancer. Chemotherapy is the use of specific drugs, administered by a paediatric oncologist, to destroy cancer cells by preventing the cancer cells from growing and dividing to make more new cells. Cancer cells generally grow and divide much faster […]
Losing a Child is Painful
A Stranger Comes To Call Some weeks ago through medical doubt I met someone I’d heard lots about I never thought our paths would cross Our meeting left me at a loss. I’d had no contact with this guy He picked me out…… I wonder why?
The loss of a child is the most inconsolable of losses; It violates the natural order of things. Here at LFCT we unfortunately see too many parents face this devastating loss, and it breaks our hearts every time we do, but even we cannot really say that we know what they are feeling.