International Childhood Cancer Day ~15th February
Will Trump Sign the Childhood Cancer STAR ACT?
February 15th is International Childhood Cancer Day; a day on which individuals across the globe create awareness around the fact that cancer does not discriminate by age. Today we also think about all the children who are fighting cancer and their families and wish them Love, Light & Healing and remember all our Little Fighters who […]
World Cancer Day ~ 4th February: "We Can ~ I Can."
In an effort to help thousands of children who undergo cancer treatment each year, U.S. Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) introduced the Childhood Cancer STAR (Survivorship, Treatment, Access and Research) Act. This bipartisan legislation will advance paediatric cancer research and child-focused cancer treatments, while also improving childhood cancer surveillance, and providing resources […]
A Little Reminder of What We Do
Every year on 4th February, a truly global event takes place ~ World Cancer Day unites the global population in the fight against cancer in an attempt to prevent millions of deaths each year by raising Awareness and Education about the disease, urging governments and individuals across the world to take action. Despite recent scientific progress in finding treatments and improving patients’ […]
Honouring Caleb Tristan van der Westhuizen – ^Forever 5^
It being the beginning of another year, we thought that we would just remind everyone exactly what it is that the Little Fighters Cancer Trust actually does apart from posting on this blog and on our Facebook Page…. The Little Fighters Cancer Trust (LFCT) is a South African Non-Profit Organisation that offers various types of support to Children […]
Little Fighters Cancer Trust Pre-Loved Charity Shoppe
Caleb Tristan van der Westhuizen was a normal, beautiful little curly-haired young lad of 4, whom his parents were very proud of, when he was diagnosed with Stage IV Neuroblastoma in September 2015. Caleb underwent various treatments for his cancer, including various operations as well as undergoing Chemotherapy and Retinoid Therapy (Retinoids are chemicals that are related to […]
The Little Fighters Cancer Trust employs various methods of fundraising and getting donations of goods and services, including the establishment of a charity shop in Paarl last year. While we can only donate new clothing, toys etc. to Children with Cancer due to the fact that they have lowered immune systems and therefore a heightened […]