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9 08, 2015

Why We Should Consider Taking Probiotics During & After Cancer Treatments

By | 2015-08-09T21:21:15+00:00 August 9th, 2015|Articles and News, Morag's desk, Our Community|Comments Off on Why We Should Consider Taking Probiotics During & After Cancer Treatments

Recent studies report that when a person’s gut bacteria is compromised chemotherapy may not work as well. Although it is not completely understood how our gut bacteria makes chemotherapy work better, one study found has indicated that chemotherapy can cause our gut to become leaky, which enables intestinal bacteria to enter the bloodstream and the [...]

9 03, 2015

CancerChic – Calgary, AB – Canada

By | 2015-03-09T20:59:25+00:00 March 9th, 2015|Articles and News, Morag's desk, Our Community, Training Events|Comments Off on CancerChic – Calgary, AB – Canada

Our recent Oncology Esthetics Foundation Training was held in Calgary, AB last month. Usually on the West Coast, we have facilitated trainings in Vancouver, BC in the past. Due to the determination of Gayle Morton, this finally became a reality. When there is a will, there is a way. Despite really bad weather conditions, we [...]

9 03, 2015

Salute allo Specchio (Health in the Mirror) First Anniversary

By | 2015-03-09T20:54:05+00:00 March 9th, 2015|Articles and News, Morag's desk, Our Community, Training Events, Training Events @it|Comments Off on Salute allo Specchio (Health in the Mirror) First Anniversary

Salute allo Specchio (SAS), the brainchild of Dr Valentina Di Mattei and Dr Giorgia Mangili, recently celebrated the first anniversary of this important project. SAS is committed to finding and re-instilling the smile and self-confidence to all women treated at the Department of Oncology at San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, Italy. Regular meetings with medical [...]

15 04, 2014

Power of Comfort Touch – Burlington, ON – Canada

By | 2014-04-15T13:20:31+00:00 April 15th, 2014|Our Community|Comments Off on Power of Comfort Touch – Burlington, ON – Canada

Explore what you need to modify what you do to treat your oncology clients correctly and safely. Monday May 12, 2014 - 10am - 2pm See attachment for more details. Power of Comfort Touch_May12 2014

10 12, 2013

Gunning for Gluten – Liliana Aranda

By | 2013-12-10T11:33:02+00:00 December 10th, 2013|Our Community|Comments Off on Gunning for Gluten – Liliana Aranda

Liliana Aranda, one of our esteemed OE graduates has yet another article this year in the DaySpa Magazine.  This is the 5th article she has contributed to, and you can read more about her information on gluten-free products. Why is this important?  What if you have a client who is gluten intolerant and then they [...]

4 02, 2013

Health Challenged Skins – Diabetes

By | 2013-02-04T13:38:28+00:00 February 4th, 2013|Our Community|Comments Off on Health Challenged Skins – Diabetes

It is important for estheticians/skin care specialists to be aware of other diseases, especially if you are providing skin care treatments to your patient/client undergoing cancer treatment. Many patients/clients may have more diseases to deal with and could potentially have more skin reactions to deal with. The more knowledgeable you are as an esthetician/skin care [...]

12 01, 2013

Leslie Doroba – Go Girl!

By | 2013-01-12T10:58:44+00:00 January 12th, 2013|Our Community|24 Comments

This is the kind of feedback we love - when our OE graduates actually work at the business side of Oncology Esthetics®.  Well done Leslie, and thank you for sharing. "One avenue that is working is my local hospital's Cancer LifeNet program. I dropped in without an appointment back in December, got the contact names, played [...]

25 10, 2012

The Lavender Loft – York, PA

By | 2012-10-25T18:12:27+00:00 October 25th, 2012|Our Community|3 Comments

Teri Schaffer, one of our Oncology Aesthetics®  graduates, comes from a family touched by cancer, and therefore found that our training was a perfect fit for both her passion and her education.  While undergoing her aesthetics education, her eyes were opened to our innovative and necessary branch of skin therapy that was not widely available, [...]

11 08, 2012

Charging Oncology Clients for Spa Services?

By | 2012-08-11T16:33:46+00:00 August 11th, 2012|Our Community|2 Comments

On a message board today "I have been teaching LGFB classes for over 6 years. Oncology Practices would benefit from having skincare specialist. I would have a hard time asking for money from these clients....heart breaking". Am just wondering - do we have the same conscience when performing a spa treatment on someone with lupus, [...]

10 08, 2012

Chemical Pesticide Free…City Parks in Regina, SK

By | 2012-08-10T01:24:07+00:00 August 10th, 2012|Our Community|2 Comments

In 2010 it was proposed to eliminate chemical pesticides in 3 of the cities parks as a test project. After using alternative methods, this project was deemed as a success. So, all 3 parks are cosmetic pesticide-free! It can be done. The Canadian Cancer Society is encouraged by this decision.