Little fighters stories:
Please feel free to read all the stories of our little fighters. PLEASE NOTE: Not all the photographs in our Little Fighters Albums are nice to look at. Some of the photographs depict the horrid realities of Childhood Cancer. Sensitive viewers should be mindful.
Ruben de Winnaar
Ruben de Winnaar was born on 18.04.2014, so is now 11 months old. When Ruben was 3 months old, he was diagnosed with Retinoblastoma in both eyes. His daddy had Retinoblastoma when he was a child, and survived, although he did lose one of his eyes.
Ruben receives laser treatment every first Monday of the month, and also received 6 sessions of chemotherapy. His left eye specifically, has large and worrisome tumours, while the tumours in his right eye is not deemed problematic yet.