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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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MENOPAUSE

Learn about menopause as a consequence of cancer treatment, and ways you can help calm the symptoms.

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NAIL CARE

Learn about nail care for cancer treatment. We explore some of the most common nail care questions during treatment for cancer, and offer some solutions.

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NAUSEA

Everything you need to know about nausea as a result of cancer treatment, including how to manage nausea and what you can do to help calm symptoms.

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POOR SLEEP

Learn about poor sleep as a result of cancer treatment. We answer some of the most common questions on why those affected by cancer find sleep elusive and gain insights to make the decision best for you.

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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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CHEMO ACNE

Learn everything you need to know about the most common side effects of chemo treatment - Acne.

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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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CANCER FATIGUE AND LOW ENERGY

Cancer Fatigue is a recognised symptom of some cancers as well as a side-effect of treatment for cancer. Learn about cancer fatigue and low energy, including the cause, the symptoms, and what you can do to help alleviate them.

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BY LEAH

THE IMPORTANCE OF FREQUENT SELF CARE DURING AND AFTER TREATMENT

As well as looking after myself health-wise, I also did a lot of self-care during that time. Looking after your skin and taking care of the side effects of treatment is important. You are going through so much and it is important that you feel as good in yourself as you can.

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BY LAURA MOSLEY

ATTITUDE AFTER A DIAGNOSIS

One of the things I am asked frequently is how I stay so positive all the time… and can I just point out… even I have my down days! We cannot be happy every minute of every single day, that is not normal or natural! We all have moments when we feel sad or scared - especially when you haven’t been able to hug your family or friends for months and your normal support network can’t be there for you.

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BY MARY HUCKLE

8 POSITIVE THINGS ABOUT MY BREAST CANCER DIAGNOSIS

From the day I was told that I had breast cancer, I vowed that something good would come out of my diagnosis. With that in mind, my first achievement would be to add a Pilates qualification to my Personal Trainer skill set. I was right to make that decision as Pilates has not only helped me enormously in my own recovery, but it has enabled me to help dozens of other women in my situation; to regain their health, fitness, and confidence.  

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BY TIM BILTON

HALF EMPTY OR HALF FULL, I'M JUST GLAD TO HAVE A GLASS

I saw my baldness almost as a rite of passage – the hair went and so did the cancer! The hair would grow back, but the cancer, hopefully, would not! Some women choose to pre-empt the hair loss by shaving it all off before the chemo drugs have a chance to do their stuff!

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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 less & scalp carenail carenausea ,poor sleep & fatigue and menopause.