Sep 27

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Sep 27

Watch videos about practical tips for looking good

Below you’ll find a selection of videos created by Boots UK that provide practical tips about managing some of the visible side effects of cancer treatment.
Continue reading “Watch videos about practical tips for looking good” »

Sep 27

Changes to skin during cancer treatment

Cancer treatment may affect how your skin looks and feels. This page looks at some ways of managing these effects.

Depending on the type of cancer treatment you have, and how you react to it, your skin may become:
Continue reading “Changes to skin during cancer treatment” »

Sep 27

Changes to hair during cancer treatment

Some cancer treatments cause changes to the texture and condition of hair. They may also cause hair thinning or complete hair loss. Continue reading “Changes to hair during cancer treatment” »

Sep 27

Changes to nails during cancer treatment

Chemotherapy or targeted therapy may make your fingernails and toenails grow more slowly or become brittle or flaky.

You may notice white lines appearing across your nails, or changes in the shape or colour of your nails. Nails may, on occasion, become painful and be lost altogether. Continue reading “Changes to nails during cancer treatment” »

Sep 27

How cancer treatments may affect your appearance

This page gives a brief overview of some common cancer treatments and how they can affect your skin, nails and hair. Continue reading “How cancer treatments may affect your appearance” »

Sep 26

Dan’s Story

At 16, Dan Hewitt was at a time in his life when he should have been going out with friends, playing sports, thinking of future careers, college, instead he lay hooked up to a machine undergoing intensive Chemotherapy for Acute Lymphatic Leukaemia. Continue reading “Dan’s Story” »

Sep 26

Katie’s Story

23 year old Katie Brooman had to face the grim reality of Cancer when at just 21 she was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer. Continue reading “Katie’s Story” »

Sep 26

Kerry’s Story

19 year old Kerry is a beautiful and inspiring young woman, who at just 14 years old was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL), a fast growing cancer of the white blood cells which accounts for about 75 to 80 percent of the childhood leukemia’s. Continue reading “Kerry’s Story” »

Sep 26

Adam Barrett’s Story

“When I was first diagnosed, with youth on my side and an excellent prognosis, I had surprisingly few worries about the 6 cycles of chemo and the week of radiotherapy, which looked likely to be all I would need at this stage. Continue reading “Adam Barrett’s Story” »

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