Gift for Cancer Patient

Your Mouth needs TLC

Chemotherapy and radiation therapy can cause sores in the mouth and throat as well as dryness, irritation or bleeding. This can be very frustrating resulting in difficulties eating, chewing or swallowing causing discomfort. It can result in you avoiding eating and drinking because the pain in your mouth is so severe you find it hard to swallow. …

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Goat Soap in our Kit for Cancer Case

Your skin needs extra care during treatment. It’s important to use gentle soaps and laundry detergents and avoid long, hot baths and showers to minimise the chance of skin aggravations. Goats milk has been used as a natural ingredient in skin care products for centuries. It has a pH level very close to skin ensuring …

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Help with your Radiation Treatment

We include a tube of Sorbolene and Thursday Plantation Aloe Vera Gel in our Kit for Cancer Case to help with your radiation treatment.  Skin is an organ and a barrier to fluid loss; any time it is compromised by a burn or sunburn and can struggle to maintain proper hydration levels. Unfortunately, radiation injures or kills healthy cells …

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Keep Your Lips Moist

Cold weather or a cold or flu can trigger mouth ulcers if your lips become too dry and you accidentally bite them. Chemotherapy can cause cracked lips through dryness, cracking, soreness, bleeding, infections that are fungal in origin, and cold sores from herpes simplex. This can be extremely painful especially when you open your mouth wide you …

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Annual Influenza Season

It’s the annual influenza season again, from April to October. Vaccination against influenza (flu) remains important this year. Flu is a highly contagious viral infection that can cause widespread illness and deaths every year. Vaccination is our best defence against flu viruses. Details regarding the flu vaccination can be found at Australian Government Department of …

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