Hair

Straw Hair As a child, I would shudder when reading the fairy tale story of Strewellpeter, the boy whose hair stuck out all over his head. Thanks to cancer treatment, I ended up looking like his twin sister. Many of us on cancer treatment, drugs, etc. end up with...

Winter skincare

When  Winter, chemo and hormone therapy play havoc with skin Is this you in winter?  Hiding spots and rough patches?  With Straw hair that flies all over the place? And Itchy skin you want to hide behind a blanket? AT LAST, oncologists admit cancer drugs can have an...

A cream that delivers

HERO CREAM TO THE RESCUE Long-term side effects are something I have learned to deal with.  Doctors would pooh pooh symptoms, and tell me “only XXXX amount of patients get …….whatever I was complaining  about.  But surely, I couldn’t be the...

Confused about sun care?

  Sunshine brings worries about skin cancer  In Summer, it’s right to be concerned about avoiding the sun – and its consequences, especially if you are a cancer survivor. And it’s right to be concerned about Moles, lesions etc. on your body as...