Throughout her treatment, Elevate Salon provided Grace with hats, headwraps and other resources to help her manage some of the challenges that come with a cancer diagnosis, maintain a positive outlook (and look), and feel more like herself.
When the center was founded, in 1898 by Dr. Roswell Park, it was with the belief that bringing together scientists and researchers of different backgrounds and specialties could be essential in finding new tools and treatments in the fight against cancer.
You didn’t expect to be outdoors all day but were caught unprepared and without sunscreen. Now you have a blistering red burn. Is there anything you can do to reverse the UV radiation damage to your skin that can potentially lead to cancer?
Headaches are a very common ailment that most of the time are not a sign of something more serious. A lack of sleep, loud noise, brightness, even changing weather can cause a headache that, for the most part, can be cured with some rest or over-the-counter medicine.
When radiation therapy is delivered from outside the body, it travels through the skin to the tumor, damaging healthy skin cells along the way. This can lead to radiation dermatitis (irritated skin), which can last several weeks after treatment ends.