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Radiation Dermatitis Research for Radiation Oncology Nurses

Implementing Evidence Based Practice in the Prevention of Radiodermatitis in an Outpatient Radiation Oncology Department November 1, 2015 Volume 93, Issue 3, Supplement, Page E467 Authors: M.L. King, D. Grunick, E. McDonald, R. Mitchell, Purpose/Objective(s) Radiation dermatitis is one of the m
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Golden Milk - Great Sleep Aid During Treatment and After

Have you tried Golden Milk?  I have and love how it knocks me out for 8+ hours.  Give it a try!  Share it with your family too.  Yummy before bedtime and so comforting.An excerpt from Wellness Mama...."I don’t know about you… but when I think of tea, I prefer herbal teas like Cha
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Susan G. Komen Southern New England to host Catwalk for the Cure

In celebration of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Susan G. Komen Southern New England will put on an event, Catwalk for the Cure at The Innovation and Design Building in Boston.Catwalk is a cocktail party and fashion show featuring breast cancer survivors and thrivers wearing the latest fash
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The ABCDEs of Getting to Know Your Moles

You may feel healthier with a bit of a tan, but the sunlight that warms our bones and makes flowers grow contains ultraviolet (UV) radiation that can damage the skin. Exposure to UV radiation from sunlight can lead to sunburn, which causes premature wrinkling and changes in skin pigmentation, an
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Calendula For Radiation Burns

Calendula For Radiation Burns Calendula has a long history of use in treating an array of skin conditions, including inflammation and irritation – centuries of use, in fact. And although calendula has remained a staple for many naturopathic medical practitioners and “mainstream” physicians
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My Girls™ Skin Care Samples Are Back in Stock!

Send A Gift of Comfort Today... Our radiation oncology nurses above are happy to receive My Girls™ and My Guys™Skin Care, a gift of comfort for women and men undergoing radiation therapy. Your samples are now on their way if you have already requested them!If you would like to send a
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Treating Sunburn: Just One of the Skin Care Benefits of Calendula

Winter is at a close, and that means the sunny days of spring and summer are at hand – and that means many more hours spent enjoying the beautiful, bright sunshine. Of course, plenty of sunshine also means a higher risk of sunburn. Even the most judicious use of sunscreen can still place you
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