Born With Leukemia ~ Now an Active 4-Year-Old

Melissa Belba is a healthy, bubbly, active 4-year-old girl.  “She’s such a happy child, even though she’s been through so much,” says her mother, Erjona. “Every day, she says, ‘Good morning, Mommy – I love you.’” She also loves meeting new people, often announcing, “I got a new heart. You want to see my scar?” […]

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Thankful Thursday: Bereaved Onco-Parents Give Back

Today the Little Fighters Cancer Trust would like to honour the courage and giving attitude of several of our Childhood Cancer parents and grandparents whose Little Fighters gained their angel wings earlier this year. These angels wish to remain anonymous, and, as always, we will respect their wishes, but we would still like to thank […]

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Children with Cancer: In Silence, they Perish

While this article is about Children with Cancer in Bangladesh, it may as well be about South Africa, as our Children with Cancer and their Families go through the same, which is why the work that LFCT does is so important. Mohammad Kabir Hossain, 43, had dreamt of building a house for his family using […]

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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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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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Nearly Half of Childhood Cancers Worldwide are Undiagnosed

Nearly half of all childhood cancers are not being diagnosed globally, according to a new modeling study led by Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. The study found that, in 2015, there were 397,000 cases of childhood cancer worldwide, but only 224,000 were diagnosed. And if health systems around the world don’t improve, the […]

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