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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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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Motivation Monday: LFCT Needs YOUR Stories
when the world says give up, hope whispers try it one more time

The Little Fighters Cancer Trust is looking for YOUR stories. While Child Cancer is a terrible disease and very difficult for both patient and parent/caregiver to cope with, it does not always end in tragedy. We are seeking stories of our Little Fighters to share with our supporters, as they give those who are currently […]

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Wishing You A Joyous Festive Season

The Little Fighters Cancer Trust would like to thank every one of our Donors, Supporters, Ambassadors, Volunteers & Staff for everything that YOU have done to make the lives of our Little Fighters and their Families just that bit easier throughout 2018. This has been a very difficult year for most people, but thanks to […]

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AR App Helping Child Cancer Patients Cope with Anxiety

The Paediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s app is bringing imaginary friends to life in hospitals and cancer treatment centers. A three-eared rabbit stands on Bridgette Czarnecki’s hospital bed. He playfully wiggles his ear and adjusts his yellow bow tie. “You’re stronger than you know,” he tells the 8-year-old. “I wish I was that strong.” A flying […]

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New Service Transforms Childhood Cancer Treatment

  Children with cancer in the UK are to benefit nationally from a service which for the first time will allow doctors to personalise their treatment. The therapeutic drug monitoring service, developed by Newcastle University experts, allows clinicians to obtain vital information about how much chemotherapy individual young patients should receive. Youngsters diagnosed with cancer, […]

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