Monthly Archives: July 2021

Skin Care During Chemotherapy

Treating cancer with chemotherapy kills cancer cells, but unfortunately, many patients also have unwanted side effects, such as hair loss, dry skin, and brittle nails.Watching your hair fall out can be especially distressing. “Generally, how we look is really important to most all of us. The thought of losing hair can be especially devastating to […]

20-year research breakthrough offers new hope for breast cancer patients

A new treatment for breast cancer patients with hormone receptor (HR+) early stage disease who are at a high risk of recurrence has been shown to reduce the risk by 25%, according to a study led by The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust. The results of the monarchE study presented at the European Society for […]

Skin care during cancer treatment

The effects of treatment on your skin. It is important to speak with your treatment team if you experience skin changes.  Not everyone being treated will have side effects. You may find it reassuring to talk to your doctor and nurses about your treatment and possible effects. The aim of treatment for cancer is to […]

How to Care for Your Skin After Cancer Treatment

Chemotherapy and radiation therapy may cause changes to your skin during and after cancer treatment. Follow these tips and check in with your doctor regularly to ensure your skin is in the healthiest condition possible throughout your cancer experience. Chemotherapy Dry skin is a common side effect of chemotherapy. If you experience dry skin, using […]

7 makeup tips to boost your confidence during cancer treatment

How makeup can make a postive difference during and after cancer treatment… Cancer treatment can take a toll on your body, hair and skin – surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and drug regimes all come with side effects. But, as cancer patients know, your confidence can also take a beating, not just during treatment but afterwards too. […]