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Natural Alternatives for Skin Care After Cancer Treatment

Radiation dermatitis is one of the most painful side effects of radiation therapy, causing symptoms like overdrying, tenderness and weeping, while also potentially raising the risk of infection. Many doctors recommend the use of topical corticosteroids to help prevent or reduce the effects of
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First time Boston Marathon Runner and Breast Cancer Survivor Runs for Susan G. Komen Southern New England Theresa Keresztes supports local Komen Affiliate and the fight against breast cancer

First time Boston Marathon Runner and Breast Cancer Survivor Runs for Susan G. Komen Southern New EnglandTheresa Keresztes supports local Komen Affiliate and the fight against breast cancerOn Monday, April 18, Theresa Keresztes, of Wellesley, will run The Boston Marathon in support of Susan G. K
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Calendula Cream for Soothing Your Skin

All About Calendula Cream The colorful pot marigold, Calendula officinalis, can provide a soothing balm to rough, dry or irritated skin. The Hungarian calendula is the flower used in My Girls™ Skin Care  calendula cream. Once known by such colorful names as Gold-Bloom, Holligold, Po
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Calendula Cream Offers Proven Relief for Radiation Dermatitis

Proven Relief for Radiation Dermatitis Every year, thousands of cancer patients undergo radiation therapy as part of their treatment to kill cancer cells and prevent cancer from spreading to other areas of the body. Radiation therapy is one of the most common types of cancer therapy, with a lo
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Calendula Benefits: A Plant with Skin Care Benefits

Herbs and herbal preparations are the earliest of all medicines available to and used by mankind to treat all sorts of diseases and ailments. In fact, the earliest known printed books detailing the use of herbs – called herbals – date to about 5,000 years ago, when some enterprising practitio
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Skin Side Effects of Radiation Therapy: What you need to know

Skin Side Effects of Radiation Therapy Radiation therapy for cancer treatment directly affects the skin. Patients planning to receive radiation should understand the  skin side effects of radiation therapy and what measures they can take to prevent damage; for example using products that in
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Skin Care After Cancer Treatment

Skin Care After Cancer Treatment While chemotherapy and radiation can be highly effective treatments for cancer, they also come with skin-related side effects that can be uncomfortable and may require skin care after cancer treatment. As a matter of fact, most patients undergoing radi
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Skin Care After Radiation Treatment

Skin Care After Radiation Treatment Appropriate skin care after radiation treatment is necessary for comfort and healing. Because the skin can be irritated or harmed from radiation treatment, following these guidelines can assist you in avoiding further irritation or pain: Keep the Skin
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Oncology Clinician Embraces Skin Care Benefits Of Calendula

A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing moment that can leave patients in shock as they process the reality of having their illness and worry about their recovery. So it’s no wonder that these individuals might not be thinking about the importance of skin care as they go through their radiation tr
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CANCER PATIENTS HELP PROTECT YOUR SKIN FROM RADIATION THERAPY

Give a gift of love to the ones that are undergoing radiation therapy. My Girls™ Skin Care Cream is a plant-based, calendula cream made for people who want fragrance and dye-free products without the toxic chemicals.Because of its special plant-based, calendula formula that also contains rosemary, i
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