Is Childhood Cancer Preventable?
Busting 5 “Cancer-Cause” Myths
Cancer is a group of more than 100 diseases caused by the cells in a person’s body multiplying out of control. Cancer is separated into different types depending on what sort of cell it originated from (blood, brain, lung…) and if it invaded nearby body parts (a tumour) or spread to other organs (metastasis).
5 Things That Cause Cancer
In the “connected” world in which we live today, online information abounds. The problem is that not everything that is posted online is true, and this can lead to a lot of dis-information and even panic. It therefore behooves one to ensure that any information one reads comes from a trustworthy source. Last week we […]
February Is National Cancer Prevention Month
While it cannot be guaranteed that you will not get cancer if you avoid these, you definitely have a better chance of remaining cancer-free and healthy all round.
The Adventure of Vickus Niemann
February 4th marked World Cancer Day, and February is National Cancer Prevention Month. February 15th is also International Childhood Cancer Day.
Claim your 18A Tax Benefit
Childhood Cancer is DIFFICULT; it is a disease that invades not only the child’s body, but everything about his/her family’s life, and unlike adult cancer, Childhood Cancer is a LONG battle which is fought every day for anything up to 2 or 3/4 years – by the WHOLE family.
Happy New Year – Keep it STRONG in 2020!!
This year, 2020, is a Leap Year, which means that you have until 29 February to ensure that you get a tax benefit from making a donation to an approved non-profit organisation. What is an 18A Tax Benefit? The Little Fighters Cancer Trust (LFCT) is registered as a Section 18A Public Benefit Organisation (PBO number […]
Vegetarian Christmas Recipes
Good Day Folks, Team LFCT is back from a much-needed break and ready to take on 2020 with renewed gusto! We would like to take this opportunity to wish each and every one of you a Happy New Year and wish you all everything of the best for 2020 – may it be a better […]
Breakthrough in Understanding Common Childhood Cancer
With Christmas around the corner we are all looking for some great recipes for our families, and that includes recipes that Children with Cancer will enjoy, but what about those of us who are vegetarian? Children with Cancer especially, need to eat as many veggies as possible as they need them to build up their […]
Questions Parents Should Ask When a Child Completes Cancer Treatment
Scientists studying one of the most common forms of childhood cancer have made an important breakthrough in understanding how the disease progresses. Neuroblastoma is a rare type of cancer of the nervous system that mainly affects babies and young children. It often begins in the adrenal gland but in around half of cases the condition […]
While the first emotions that parents will feel when their child has completed their cancer treatment are tremendous joy and relief, the event may also be a bit traumatic. You may feel scared, as you and your child with cancer have suddenly come to the end of a journey of a couple of months or […]