Bag of Hope Outreach May

Imagine you are a mother, perhaps from a rural area… you have just received the worst news ever about your child – they have CANCER!Then you and your child are immediately bundled into an ambulance and transported to a hospital in a strange city where you know nobody… you are scared out of your wits… […]

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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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Nutrition for Brain Tumour Patients

Nutrition is very important for Children with Cancer, because the presence of the tumour as well as the treatments that they undergo play havoc with their immune systems as well as various other systems in their little bodies. Malnutrition Malnutrition describes the consequences of insufficient protein-energy intake. Malnutrition is an unspecific term used to define […]

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Understanding Brain Tumours

 Some Quick Facts About Brain Cancer Brain tumors are often difficult to diagnose because their signs and symptoms may mimic those of other disorders. Symptoms will also vary according to the exact location of the tumor. Paediatric brain tumours are not the same as those in adults. Children’s brain tumours require specific research and different […]

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What is Brain Cancer?

The human brain is a very complex organ, so much so that not even Medical Doctors really know everything about it yet, and for the everyday parent whose child has just been diagnosed with one or other form of brain cancer, the sudden influx of medical terminology can be completely intimidating and overwhelming. We will […]

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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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YUMMY Vegetarian Recipes

Today we are sharing some great vegetarian recipes, some of which are also Vegan/Gluten-free or offer Vegan/Gluten-free Substitutions. We hope that you enjoy trying out these great recipes and would love some feedback once you have. Please also remember to let us know if there are any recipes or food/nutrition questions that you woul like […]

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