Archive for the ‘cancer lifestyle’ Category

FASHIONISTA!…Think You Can’t Be One Because You Have Cancer??

FASHIONISTA!…Think You Can’t Be One Because You Have Cancer??
During my treatment for breast cancer I watched many Sex and the City episodes. I envied all the girls and the fabulous outfits that were draped over their perfect bodies. When I looked in the mirror at my mastectomy scars and my bald head, truth be told it was hard to feel good about myself. I was...
September 12th, 2012 | cancer lifestyle, Featured Article | Read More

Happy Healthy Holiday!

Happy Healthy Holiday!
The holiday season is a time we want to rejoice, find joy, shop, be with friends and loved ones and indulge in our favorite foods. When you have cancer, it’s not only frightening and lonely, the holidays can easily remind you that you’re not healthy as you were. On the one hand, it’s...
November 28th, 2011 | cancer lifestyle, Featured Article | Read More

Physical Activity and Cancer

Physical Activity and Cancer
Exercise can improve our quality of life. It can keep bones strong, improve our circulatory system and combat many signs of aging. In the past, people being treated for a chronic illness (an illness a person may live with for a long time, such as cancer or diabetes) were often told by their doctor to...
September 15th, 2011 | cancer lifestyle, Featured Article | Read More

Duane Bailey-Castro

Duane Bailey-Castro
The Journal Of A Prizefighter — Duane is a three-time survivor of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Despite receiving both an autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplant, he continues to move forward with optimism and energy.  His passions are teaching; photographing New York City’s urban landscape...
September 11th, 2011 | cancer lifestyle, Featured Article, Journal of a Prizefighter | Read More

Exercise To Improved Quality of Life for Cancer Patients

Exercise To Improved Quality of Life for Cancer Patients
If you are recovering from chemotherapy, the last thing you may want to do is exercise. But exercise may be just what the doctor orders to help battle cancer- related fatigue. Two studies cite the importance of exercise for cancer patients following treatment. A study published in the May 1, 1997, issue...
April 2nd, 2011 | cancer lifestyle, Featured Article | Read More

Choosing the right sunscreen

Choosing the right sunscreen
When you’re looking for the best sunscreen that guards against ultraviolet A and ultraviolet B radiation which can help shield you from sunburn, wrinkles, and certain skin cancers–choose well. Consumer Reports tests of 12 sunscreens found four sprays (available to subscribers), including...
July 19th, 2010 | cancer lifestyle, Featured Article | Read More

Beauty care for cancer patients

Beauty care for cancer patients
Cancer patients are being offered a range of free beauty treatments under a deal between a hospital and a college. People having treatment at North Wales Cancer Treatment Centre in Denbighshire can have two evening sessions with beauty therapy students. The pampering at Coleg Llandrillo Cymru’s...
May 2nd, 2010 | cancer lifestyle, Featured Article | Read More