UPCOMING TRAINING EVENTS

  1. ONCOLOGY ESTHETICS FOUNDATION TRAINING (OEFT) – ATLANTA, GA

    October 29 @ 8:00 am - October 30 @ 5:00 pm
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30 10, 2014

“Health in the Mirror” – a psychosocial support project

By | 2014-10-30T11:04:30+00:00 October 30th, 2014|Training Events|Comments Off on “Health in the Mirror” – a psychosocial support project

“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 [...]

20 10, 2014

Therapist humbled by kind cancer work

By | 2014-10-20T07:00:47+00:00 October 20th, 2014|Articles and News|Comments Off on Therapist humbled by kind cancer work

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

10 10, 2014

How Safe is Artificial Turf?

By | 2014-10-10T10:28:37+00:00 October 10th, 2014|Morag's desk|Comments Off on How Safe is Artificial Turf?

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

10 10, 2014

Anti-angiogenesis – what foods to eat!

By | 2014-10-10T06:18:09+00:00 October 10th, 2014|Morag's desk|Comments Off on Anti-angiogenesis – what foods to eat!

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

7 10, 2014

Compassion and Choices

By | 2014-10-07T19:36:49+00:00 October 7th, 2014|Training Events|Comments Off on Compassion and Choices

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 [...]

7 10, 2014

Depression and anxiety in cancer patients and survivors

By | 2014-10-07T19:21:40+00:00 October 7th, 2014|Articles and News|Comments Off on Depression and anxiety in cancer patients and survivors

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/