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28 02, 2017

Cold Cap Therapy – Cancer Knowledge Network

By | 2017-05-01T09:27:53+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Morag's desk|Comments Off on Cold Cap Therapy – Cancer Knowledge Network

In response to my article on published on the Cancer Knowledge Network website (https://cancerkn.com/cold-cap-therapy-cct/), I stated that for over 15 years in countries other than the US and Canada, patients have been using scalp “cold cap therapy” (CCT or scalp cooling) to keep their hair from falling out during cytotoxic chemotherapy.  A question came in [...]

28 02, 2017

The Melanoma Cancer Risk Prevention Tip!

By | 2017-05-01T09:29:25+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Morag's desk|Comments Off on The Melanoma Cancer Risk Prevention Tip!

For clients with a genetic predisposition, a history of- or a high risk for developing melanoma – you DO need to have about 20 minutes of sun at MIDDAY – quite to the contrary of what is being promoted today. A low vitamin D status is shown to be associated with melanoma and a worse [...]

28 02, 2017

Microblading

By | 2017-05-01T09:30:58+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Morag's desk|Comments Off on Microblading

Microblading seems to be in the forefront of training at the moment, and I am receiving many inquiries from graduates from OTI and other trainings in the industry regarding the application of this technique on people with cancer – during active treatment, and during recovery. Microblading uses a hand tool that is used to implant [...]

9 02, 2017

Skin care products for cancer patients

By | 2017-02-09T15:22:00+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Morag's desk|Comments Off on Skin care products for cancer patients

Skin toxicity is a common side effect of chemotherapy. Skin toxicity reactions range in intensity among individuals. They typically include dry or itchy skin, hyperpigmentation, rash, photosensitivity, and color change. Oncology trained spa therapists work with cancer patients to minimize the effect and duration of skin toxicity. This includes sharing specialized knowledge about skin care [...]