July is International Sarcoma Awareness Month!

The month of July is designated International Sarcoma Awareness Month. Sarcomas are rare cancers that develop in the muscle, bone, nerves, cartilage, tendons, blood vessels and the fatty and fibrous tissues. They can affect almost any part of the body, on the inside or the outside. There are three main types of sarcoma: soft tissue sarcoma, bone […]

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Childhood Sarcoma & Limb Amputation

In support of Supergirl Shanaya the First’s imminent arm amputation tomorrow, 2 March, 2018, we thought we would post something around the subject of Childhood Sarcomas and limb amputation. Before we go any further though, please join the Little Fighters Cancer Trust in supporting Shanaya and her Family by downloading the pic on the left and […]

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Epigenetic Diversity in Childhood Cancer

Tumours of the elderly, such as breast cancer and colon cancer, accumulate thousands of DNA mutations. These genetic defects contribute to cancer-specific properties including uncontrolled growth, invasion in neighbouring tissues, and evasion from the immune system. Similar properties are also found in Childhood Cancers, although those tumours carry much fewer genetic defects, making it difficult […]

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Remembering Austin ~ Week 4

Today we once again share with you the writings of Austin‘s Mom, Ilse on his Facebook Page. Losing a child is not natural; it is the absolute worst thing that can happen to any parent, and the heartache that follows is devastating. No parent is prepared for a child’s death, even if they have anticipated […]

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