How to take care of your skin while on Radiation Cancer Therapy

2024-06-04T16:10:34+08:00May 22, 2024|Skin Advice|

Despite the improvements in the delivery of Radiation Therapy (RT) as cancer treatment, patients still experience sensitive skin as side effect. Combined with Chemotherapy and Targeted therapy, it can slow down the renewal of the skin's top layer, causing dryness [...]

#CleanBeauty: What You Need to Know About Paraben-Free Products

2022-01-21T18:11:52+08:00November 21, 2021|Skin Advice|

We use different skincare products in our everyday lives without really taking into consideration the damage or harm they might be creating to our skin (and health). Did you know that not all skincare products are the same? In fact, [...]

Skincare is Self-Care: Tips on How to Achieve Better Skin

2021-08-13T11:21:15+08:00August 13, 2021|Skin Advice|

Talking about beauty and skincare might seem odd when the rest of the world is struggling amidst the pandemic. But ironically, these terms have been widely used, talked about, and intrinsically linked to self-care and wellbeing especially at this time.  [...]

Skin Concerns of Cancer Patients on Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy

2022-03-21T18:50:15+08:00April 15, 2021|Skin Advice|

Targeted therapy and immunotherapy have increased skin concerns of cancer patients over the past decade. The molecules and receptors that are targeted by these medicines to fight cancer are also present in the skin hence causing many side effects. Among [...]

How should cancer patients care for hands and feet during this pandemic?

2022-01-21T19:01:35+08:00April 15, 2021|Skin Advice|

I’m sure you have stocked up on hand wash and alcogel at home to sanitize your hands and prevent infection. However, too much washing and alcogel can dry up your hands. Be sure to also bring a hand cream in [...]

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