We know all about chemo skin-do you? Patients know to expect nausea and possibly hair loss as chemotherapy side-effects but it seems that they are rarely told about the impact that chemotherapy and the side-effects of chemotherapy have on their skin and nails. Chemo skin doesn't happen to all going through treatment for cancer but it happens to enough for skin care for cancer patients to be an important part of overall care.
- Chemo Skin happens to some patients as they undergo treatment for cancer
- Chemo skin manifests itself as dry, sore, sensitive, itchy sometimes flaking skin