We look at what might happen to your finger and toe nails when you have chemotherapy and how you can help prevent the changes
When you think about the side effects of chemotherapy, hair loss and nausea are probably what first come to mind.
But many are unaware that chemotherapy agents can also adversely affect the nails.
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How can cancer impact someone’s personality?
There isn’t a “right” way to deal with cancer. Sadness, anger, hope, numbness, fear, determination, denial: the list of feelings you might experience along the journey is endless, and you have every right to feel them. However, if you notice a very sudden change in your own behaviour, or someone you care for seems very different since their diagnosis or treatment, there might be something else going on too.
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Now that summer is in full swing, we’ve rounded up the best summer hats for cancer patients, and included some helpful tips for choosing headwear in the hotter months.
We love spending time outside during the summer. Resting in the garden, eating outdoors, and going for walks are all great ways to enjoy the season.
No matter the activity, we’re always trying to stay cool, comfortable, and sun safe. We love choosing pretty and colourful summer hats to help prevent overheating and to keep ourselves protected.
If you’re experiencing hair loss due to cancer treatment, you’ll know that finding the perfect sun hat is even more important. Skin can become very sensitive to sunlight after chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Preventing sunburns, and managing body temperature, are both important parts of staying healthy throughout the cancer journey.
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