High-Calorie Shakes and Drinks

Hi Folks, it is Foodie Friday again, and following on yesterday’s post regarding ensuring that your Child with Cancer gets sufficient calories and proteins in their diet to help them fight their cancer and continue to develop and grow naturally at the same time, here are some great drinks recipes. For parents of Children with […]

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Epigenetic Diversity in Childhood Cancer

Tumours of the elderly, such as breast cancer and colon cancer, accumulate thousands of DNA mutations. These genetic defects contribute to cancer-specific properties including uncontrolled growth, invasion in neighbouring tissues, and evasion from the immune system. Similar properties are also found in Childhood Cancers, although those tumours carry much fewer genetic defects, making it difficult […]

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Will Trump Sign the Childhood Cancer STAR ACT?

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 […]

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World Cancer Day ~ 4th February: "We Can ~ I Can."

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’ […]

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Cancer Benefits of Cardamom

Cardamom is a peppery, citrusy spice that is native to the evergreen forests of India and is commonly used in Indian cuisine, but it has also made its way into Ayurvedic medicine as a treatment for mouth ulcers, digestive problems, and even depression. According to various studies, cardamom also contains cancer-fighting compounds with the potential to kill cancer […]

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Helping Your Child with Cancer Cope

A cancer diagnosis brings with it not only pain and treatments, but a complete lifestyle change – there are all the appointments, tests, medications, infusions, scans, special diets, and so on to deal with; time in and out of hospital; fatigue, lethargy, boredom and a change in eating habits… For children things are worse, because […]

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A Little Reminder of What We Do

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 […]

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