Summer

Keep your lips hydrated

Don’t forget to keep your lips hydrated this Summer. As part of your oral care it is important to moisturise your lips. We’ve included Burt’s Bees lip balm in Kit. It’s a 100% natural beauty product, free of parabens, phthalates, petrolatum and SLS. Dry lips can be a problem for cancer patients during treatment causing further discomfort and problems …

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Summer Sunshine

December 1st marks Summer in the Aussie calendar. It’s a time for cancer patients to be extra diligent about their skin. Radiation treatment can cause your skin to burn more easily. Even during chemotherapy, you want to avoid sun exposure, as your skin may be more susceptible to damage. It’s important to get your Vitamin D but …

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Minimize the chance of Skin Aggravation

It’s important to use gentle products that minimize the chance of skin aggravations. Add sensitive skin to the long list of body changes happening during treatment. Cancer treatments may make your skin dry, itchy, and cracked increasing risk of infection when your skin and immune system are compromised. Some treatments are known to cause hands and feet to …

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Summer

Cancer patients need to be extra diligent during these warmer Summer months. Radiation treatment can cause your skin to burn more easily. Even during chemotherapy, you want to avoid sun exposure, as your skin may be more susceptible to damage. It’s important to get your Vitamin D but take precautions not to be out in the sun …

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