Just Like You – Cancer


In keeping with this week’s theme of “Explaining Cancer to Kids” here is another video about the subject.

This video is part of the “Just Like You“series by Just Like You Films, which is “a nonprofit organization that creates films and materials that educate our audiences about subjects including childhood cancer, burns, Down syndrome and autism.”

 

Uploaded on Dec 17, 2010

In “Just Like You – Cancer”, Hope, Bryndon and Carrie look straight into the camera and tell what it feels like to battle cancer. Loss of hair, nausea, weight gain and loss, exhaustion, susceptibility to illness explained only as a kid going through it can – with straight forward candor and even a little bit of humor.

 

 

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Bank Details

Account Holder: Little Fighters Cancer Organization
Bank: FNB Paarl Mall
Account No: 62277783249
Branch Code: 250057
Swift code for international donations: FIRNZAJJ
Trust Reg No: IT2817/2010
Reference: Christmas Elf

 

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Additional Details

NPO Registration Number: 089-376
PBO Registration Number: 9300 37 657

Contact:
Email: mandie@littlefighters.org.za

Office Hours: 021 863 0249 ǀ Cell: 073 729 6155

 

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About LFCT

This is a blog about CHILDHOOD CANCER and CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS Little Fighters Cancer Trust is a non-profit organisation that offers support and aid to Children with Cancer and their families. When a child is diagnosed with cancer it affects the whole family. One of the parents, usually the mother, must give up their job to care for the child and this creates financial problems for the family. In South Africa especially the majority of these families are not well-to-do; many of them are rural. A diagnosis of cancer can wipe out any family’s finances, let alone a poor family. The costs of special medications, special diets, hospital stays, transport to and from the hospital or clinic and accommodation and food costs for the mother who spends most of the time at her child’s bedside are astronomical. These are the people and problems that fall through the cracks, and these are the people that Little Fighters Cancer Trust has pledged to help in any way possible. LFCT takes a holistic approach to assisting the Children with Cancer and their Families, with the main aim to be the preservation of individual dignity and pride. Little Fighters Cancer Trust also focuses on promotion and advocacy of National Childhood Cancer Awareness in an effort to increase awareness of Early Warning Signs of Childhood Cancer. This would result in earlier diagnosis, giving the Child with Cancer more of a chance at Treatment and Survival. See "About" for more Background info

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