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What is cold cap therapy?

What is cold cap therapy?

Unless you’ve undergone chemo, you are unlikely to have come across cold capping – and even if you’ve had chemo, the chances are you still weren’t told about it. Your medical care team is more interested in getting you better rather than how you look...

What’s the difference between carcinoma and sarcoma cancers

What’s the difference between carcinoma and sarcoma cancers

July is Sarcoma Awareness Month. We’re raising awareness about this rare form of cancer, that affects more than 50,000 Americans, by sharing some facts and stats about what is often called 'the forgotten cancer'....

Why a picnic is a great idea when you’re fighting cancer

Why a picnic is a great idea when you’re fighting cancer

Everyone loves a picnic – whether you are taking a trip to the beach, the park or a walk through the countryside, there is nothing quite like eating in the great outdoors. If you have cancer and are undergoing chemo treatment, it’s important that you do what you can to stay healthy and maintain a positive mind....

Are you making these common sunscreen mistakes?

Are you making these common sunscreen mistakes?

The sun is out, the sky is blue, not a cloud in the sky – there’s no better way to chase away those blues than a little blast of restorative sunshine. At the same time, unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 30 years, you’ll be slapping on the lotion and protecting your skin from the sun’s most harmful rays....

Why are chemo patients are choosing to save their hair with cold capping?

Why are chemo patients are choosing to save their hair with cold capping?

Many people diagnosed with cancer will need to undergo a course of chemotherapy - with hair loss being one of the dreaded side effects.  No one wants to lose their hair but for some, the thought is simply too much. And this is why more and more people are discovering and choosing to save their hair using cold capping....

Can meditation help cope with cancer?

Can meditation help cope with cancer?

In recent years, it has become extremely popular in Western cultures because as well as helping to relax minds with our busy fast-paced lives, many people say that meditation has improved their general wellbeing and health. In fact, meditation has proven to be a promising practice to help decrease symptoms and side effects of chemo and radiation, improve sleep and strengthen the immune system – all vital to fighting and beating cancer....