Some cancer patients have to undergo extensive surgery that dramatically alters their appearance, often causing great emotional distress. Thanks to the work of Dr. Vladimir Frias, Director of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, they can look like themselves again.
Oncology nursing provides the opportunity and privilege to interact with patients and their families at a difficult time in their lives. We are caregivers, cheerleaders, confidants and, in many cases, close friends.
Despite efforts by the Food & Drug Administration and the American Academy of Dermatology to restrict false advertising, these for-profit enterprises often cover up the truth about the serious consequences of indoor tanning.