Cancer Apps for Children & Parents


A little while ago the Little Fighters Cancer Trust was contacted by the fabulous Fiona Ker, Director Patient Networks, CancerPort Kids, a portal set up to provide guidance and support for Children with Cancer and their Parents, to share some of our information on their portal.

Fiona is a Survivor herself, had a close family member with cancer, and her nephew is currently battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) so she is well-aware of all the problems, questions parents have and the support that is required when dealing with Childhood Cancer.

Taking a trip through the site was very enlightening as they have some excellent resources, amongst which are some Apps for Children and Apps for Parents that some of you may find interesting and of some help, so pop over there and have a squizz.

 

kids cant fight cancer alone

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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

Posted on 21 June, 2016, in Blog and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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