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Spring

Spring is finally here and hopefully the start of some beautiful weather. Not so good if we are still in lockdown but hopefully restrictions will be eased a bit soon. Cancer patients may start to feel some relief knowing those extremely cold days causing extra pain may nearly be behind us for this year. Those …

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Spring is here

Spring is finally here and hopefully the start of some beautiful weather. Cancer patients may start to feel some relief knowing those extremely cold days causing extra pain may nearly be behind us for this year. Those warmer days can work wonders and the gardens start to come to life.  It’s a good time to …

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Autumn Sun

Be aware of sun sensitivity on sunny Autumn days and always take precautions when going outside including sunscreen and protective clothing including that important hat. The sun in Autumn can still pack a punch! Treatment can cause changes to your skin, as both radiation therapy and chemotherapy can cause sensitivity to the sun. During chemotherapy, it is best …

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Seeking the sun

It’s just so cold that you need a break, some sun, a holiday between or at the end of treatment.  Enjoy the warmer temperatures and a chance for some Vitamin D but avoid the burn. Treatment can change your skin, as both radiation therapy and chemotherapy can cause sensitivity to the sun. Many chemotherapy drugs can result in super-sensitivity …

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