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The Role of Nutrition in Paediatric Cancer Treatment with Danielle Cook, MS

Danielle Cook Navidi learned that her 11-year-old son, Fabien Navidi-Kasmai had cancer, and the only nutrition advice she received was, “Let him eat McDonald’s. He needs the calories… 578 more words


Teen Cancer Fighter Miché Aces Matric

Miché Gertse aka Iron Girl, is a Little Fighters Cancer Trust Teen Fighter and Ambassador who has just, despite battling through overwhelming odds, attained TWO DISTINCTIONS and a university exemption. 968 more words


Former Child Cancer Patient now Nurse in Same Hospital she was Treated

A young nurse is giving hope to child cancer patients in the very place that saved her life. 22-year-old Jessica Lewis beat cancer three times as a child, each time at Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. 284 more words


Brain Tumour Foundation Working to Cure Paediatric Brain Cancer

The death of a child is an event no parent can ever truly move beyond. Though grief is a lifelong process, for some a personal tragedy such as this can be a springboard to launch an organisation focused on bringing attention to an important cause. 1,402 more words


Inspirational 21 Year Old Makes Video to Announce Cancer Diagnosis

Last week, Paige Morrison was diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia.

Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML) is a type cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. In CML the bone marrow produces too many white cells, called granulocytes. 237 more words


Cancer in Your 20's

I’m Jessica. I’m twenty two, a university graduate, an aspiring writer, and five months ago I was diagnosed with stage three Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

It’s scary and rather strange how quickly your life can change, especially when you face that cliché moment that you’re sat in your doctors office, trying to process being told that you aren’t well, and that everything in your current life will unfortunately have to change. 795 more words