“Salute allo Specchio” (“Health in the mirror”) is a psychosocial program for cancer patients, based on the realization of group sessions during which a team of fashion and aesthetic consultants illustrate strategies to manage the effects of the disease and its treatments. After “beauty treatment” patients are involved in groups led by psychologists, as the [...]
See article in latest Day Spa Magazine. http://www.dayspamagazine.com/article/oncology-esthetics-training-and-skincare
Al San Raffaele di Milano è partito il progetto "Salute allo Specchio", per sostenere le pazienti oncologiche anche dal punto di vista esthetico. Benessere October 2014
Karen Black, one of our certified Oncology Esthetics practitioner's in New Zealand. We are very proud of her and her achievements. Volunteering with hospice is paying off, and she has been gaining steady credibility and recognition. Marborough Midweek October 2014
Angela Noviello presenting on Oncology Esthetics in collaboration with Salute allo Specchio in Italy. Angela arrived with some members of her medical team, plus one of her cancer surviors who all took turns in presenting the importance of what we do.
Disturbing reading.....for all those artificial turf playgrounds! Why do we humans create our own problems??? http://www.nbcnews.com/news/investigations/how-safe-artificial-turf-your-child-plays-n220166
We really ought to pay attention to the foods we eat - especially in light of the fact that these foods stop the blood supply that can feed cancer tumors. What is also interesting is the aspect of obesity..... See the video on: https://www.ted.com/talks/william_li#t-861180
Oregon state has a "Death with Dignity Act" which I think is absolutely fabulous. When you consider a person loses dignity, and has no quality of life, this should definitely be an option! Four other states – Washington, Montana, Vermont and New Mexico – have authorized aid in dying. Compassion & Choices has campaigns in [...]
Did you know that mental health disorders (ie. depression, anxiety, etc.) are nearly 60% more prevalent in cancer patients and survivors? Learn to ask our clients “How are you coping?” as this could be a crucial part of our care as estheticians/beauty therapists. See Dr Lawenda's thoughts: http://www.integrativeoncology-essentials.com/2012/08/depression-and-cancer-101-depression-may-shorten-survival-after-a-cancer-diagnosis/
In demand: Angela Noviello, Italian Director with her team presented at this show and had a busy, busy booth. Lots of interest....