YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

ITCHY AND DRY SKIN

Everything you need to know about itchy and dry skin from cancer treatment, including why your skin is affected during treatment and what you can do about it.

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YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

SUN PROTECTION

Protection from the sun becomes even more important following a diagnosis for cancer. The skin can show increased sensitivity to the natural radiation from the sun as a result of treatment for cancer.

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YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

HAIR LOSS & SCALP CARE

Discover everything you need to know about hair loss from cancer treatment, including how to cope with hair loss and what to do when your hair starts to grow back.

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Skincare for Cancer Patients

BREAST CANCER IN MEN: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

While it does predominantly affect women, cells in any part of the body can become cancerous, and around 350 men are diagnosed breast cancer every year in the UK. That accounts for approximately 1% of all UK breast cancer cases.

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WE TALK BREAST CANCER, BRAS AND MASTECTOMIES WITH CANCER RESEARCH UK

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK. Most women that are diagnosed with breast cancer are over the age of 50, although it can also occur in younger women and in men. Surgery, Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy are common ways of treating breast cancer.

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NAIL DAMAGE DURING TREATMENT FOR BREAST CANCER

Some of the drugs used to treat breast cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer and womb cancer cause damage to the nails as a side-effect of the cancer treatment. Different chemotherapy drugs have different side-effects.

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FORMER BREAST CANCER PATIENT AND BLOGGER, LEAH, DISCUSSES

THE BENEFITS OF NATURAL SKINCARE

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31 Days of voices

MEET OUR HERO

A true skincare ‘Hero’ in the form of a multi-purpose natural moisturising and soothing balm, Hero was designed to encourage the sharing of uplifting stories of love, care and friendship, at a time when we need it the most. Everyone has been hit hard by the impact of coronavirus, and cancer patients in particular. Therefore, we partnered up with Hero bloggers and organisations, to encourage people to nominate the Heroes who deserve recognition, appreciation and to win a Hero hamper, including the limited edition Hero balm for luxury relaxation.

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TEN THOUSAND GIFTS

Oncology skincare and holistic therapy specialist, Jennifer Young is gifting 10,000 skincare products throughout October from her Beauty Despite Cancer brand, in support of cancer patients and small charities throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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SPECIALIST SKINCARE FOR CANCER PATIENTS

Created with the help of the NHS, these natural, luxurious and indulgent products are perfect for dry, sore, itchy, flaky and sensitive skin. The Jennifer Young's specialist skincare for cancer patients help to combat some of the side-effects of treatment for cancer.

Our thoughtful collections make the ideal gifts for cancer patients, with hand-picked specialist cancer care packages for breast cancerchemotherapy and more.

Read our blog for expert help and advice from Jennifer Young and our community of cancer patients and professionals, and hear from those living with or beyond cancer. Find helpful guides on hair loss & scalp carenail carenausea ,poor sleep & fatigue and menopause.