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There’s no doubt that cancer treatments like chemotherapy and radiation take their toll on the body. Chemotherapy kills cancer cells, but it can also kill other fast-growing cells in the mouth, digestive system, immune system, and in the skin, nails, and hair. Radiation treatments, too, can damage skin on their way to destroying a tumor,
I’ve talked quite a bit about the challenge of learning to cope once cancer treatments are over. Today, I’d like to introduce you to another survivor who has tackled this subject-retired attorney and interior decorator, Debbie Woodbury. Debbie was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. She went through a mastectomy and breast reconstruction, and though
We’re really excited at CV Skinlabs to be partnering with Lots to Live For, an online store for those living with cancer or who have survived cancer. Lots to Live For sells products to reduce and relieve the unpleasant and uncomfortable side effects of radiation and chemotherapy. CV Skinlabs products will now be available for
Side effects from cancer treatments can be extremely difficult to deal with. Aside from the expected hair loss and thinning eyelashes, patients can suffer from hand and foot syndrome, redness and burns, rashes, and embarrassing dryness and flaking. Cancer centers recommend products, but many of them are full of petroleum-based ingredients, carcinogens, hormone disruptors and