Category Archives: "Breast Cancer"
Cancer treatments can be very hard on the skin. Whereas chemotherapy may cause dryness, flakiness, and hair loss, radiation can lead to side effects that are similar to those caused by sun damage. Every patient is different, and treatments often vary too, so how your skin reacts may be different from how someone else’s skin
Let’s not beat around the bush: cancer treatments are tough. If you’re going through chemotherapy and/or radiation, you know how it goes. Side effects may include nausea and vomiting, fatigue, and skin redness, fragility, and inflammation. You may go through hair thinning or hair loss, and your fingernails may get weak and break more often.
Halloween is such a fun holiday in many ways, but it can also wreak havoc on your skin. A recent study showed that Halloween makeup and novelty makeup for children contained toxic heavy metals linked to serious health problems. All that sugar, too, from Halloween treats can damage collagen in skin and accelerate the appearance
If you’re going through cancer treatments, you know: they’re not great for your skin. Chemotherapy kills off fast-growing cancer cells, but that means it also tends to kill off skin, hair, and nail cells, too. Radiation treatments aren’t much better, though they are localized. But women may experience redness, inflammation, swelling, and sometimes pain at