Self Care For Cancer Patients During Vacations

If a person has an early stage cancer and is getting chemotherapy to prevent a recurrence, oncologists usually follow established treatment protocols closely because there are clear data to support those protocols. Dr. Shyamali Singhal encourages patients with more advanced cancers to talk with their oncologists about what they want in the months and years ahead.

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Summertime Nail Care For Cancer Patients

Dr. Shyamali Singhal knows that while protecting our skin may seem like a no-brainer priority  when we're at the beach, rarely do we think about protecting the nails. However, the sun, surf, and sand can play a huge part in the overall nail health.

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Hair And Scalp Care During Summer

For cancer patients who lost their hair from chemotherapy, or it’s just starting to grow back, the most important thing during the summer is to protect the skin on the head from the sun. As Dr. Shyamali Singhal suggests, patients should do whatever is most comfortable for them in the heat of summer.

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Summer And Skin Care For Cancer Patients

Summer is here, and it’s high time to hit the beach, have a pool party, go for a swim, have ice creams and snow cones and just hang out with friends in a garden on sunny days. Apart from all the fun, cancer patients will also need to take precautions to protect sensitive skin from the sun.

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Self Care After Cancer Surgery

Once a cancer patient is released from the hospital after cancer surgery, their recovery is essentially now in their own hands. Healing is as much a mental process as it is physical so it’s important to prepare your body, mind and house for rest and relaxation.

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Keeping Up With Work While Battling Cancer

Depending on the type of cancer that’s diagnosed to a specific cancer patient, treatment plan and the sort of work a patient does, maintaining a current work schedule and productivity level can be demanding, to say the least.

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Moving Forward After Cancer Treatment

For a variety of complex reasons many cancer survivors find that they don’t seem to feel as relieved as they would have liked to imagine they would after successfully completing cancer treatment. A cancer diagnosis and it’s invasive treatment tends to cause physical, mental and emotional trauma that takes time to digest and heal from.

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Useful Tips for Hygiene and Bathing During Cancer Treatment or Surgery

After cancer treatment or surgery many cancer patients may find themselves confined to a bed with low energy levels and mobility. Although you may not be moving around and sweating as much during recovery periods it’s essential to maintain a high level of hygiene for your physical and mental well being.

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10 Non-Toxic Products That Are Cancer Patient Friendly

Before a cancer diagnosis, it’s not very common for people to do research on the toxicity of the products that they’re putting onto and into their bodies as we tend to have faith in the government’s regulations against harmful chemicals in the products we use.

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Cancer Related Skin Issues

Dr. Shyamali Singhal saw that people with cancer might also have to deal with scars, wounds, or pressure sores. Cancer treatment can affect a person’s skin, hair, and nails. Often, skin problems from cancer treatment are not severe, but they can be uncomfortable and noticeable.

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Traveling With Cancer

Having Cancer and undergoing cancer therapy is strenuous on it’s own, and matters are even worse if a patients decides to travel during these times. But, this does not mean that having cancer means the end of traveling experiences.

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