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.
Pay careful attention to proper handling and preparation of food that will be eaten by a cancer patient. For people with weakened immune systems, foodborne illnesses may cause even more serious illnesses or require hospitalization.
“Since myeloma currently is a chronic disease considered incurable, we work on both finding a cure but also adding new treatments to the cancer journey of patients to prolong their lives while preserving and ideally even improving their quality of life.”