My friend Diane called me the other evening completely distraught. You see she had lost her hair, including her eyelashes while she was on chemo. She finished chemo six weeks ago and lo and behold, all her eyelashes fell out, again! “What the heck” she exclaimed, “I lost these once already. And, I am not… Continue reading Fluttering Eyelashes
There really are tons of tips and tricks for the fashion conscious lady as she goes through cancer treatment. But, let me share jut a few “don’ts” this morning for the lady handling chemo. 1. Skinny Jeans Without a doubt, this is one that I harp on the most when I speak. So, why not… Continue reading 4 Fashion Don’ts When Receiving Chemo
We know that cancer treatments may impact your hair, your skin, your nails, well, you name it! But, one thing we often forget about is that treatment may also impact our teeth. Perhaps it is odd that we forget about our teeth at this time. But there is no denying, both dentists and patients have… Continue reading Keep Your Smile Bright!
You celebrate--cancer treatment is over and yes, that means your hair will finally start growing back! But just like so many parts of the cancer journey, there may be a few surprises along the way as this hair of yours grows back. Don’t worry, we are here to help you out. Our philosophy is that… Continue reading Hair Grows Back – But, Did You Know?
Happy Friday! As we move into the middle of summer, I have been thinking about skin and cancer treatment. Going through cancer treatment, especially chemo, can lead to exceptionally dry skin. Why, you ask? Chemo is charged with killing your fast growing cancer cells. Unfortunately, your skin is also fast growing, so the chemo can impact the… Continue reading Dry Skin Do’s for the Cancer Patient