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Breast radiation side effects
Radiation therapy, also called radiotherapy, is a very effective treatment for lowering the risk of recurrence in early-stage breast cancer and for managing pain or complications of metastatic ...
Nail and skin changes
Normal, healthy skin and nails appear smooth and have a consistent color. During breast cancer treatment, you may notice changes to your skin and nails.
Hand-foot syndrome, also called palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia, is a skin reaction on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. Certain cancer medicines can cause hand-foot syndrome. But ...
Side effects are unwanted reactions to medical treatments. For many people, side effects are among the most upsetting parts of being treated for breast cancer. Still, there are many things you ...
8 Sun care tips for people diagnosed with breast cancer
If you have recently had surgery or treatment for breast cancer, or you are currently undergoing cancer treatment, there are several things you can do to guard your skin from sunburn and sun ...
Skin care and scarring after breast cancer surgery and radiation therapy
In this interview, Living Beyond Breast Cancer CEO Jean A. Sachs, MSS, MLSP, spoke with breast surgical oncologist Monique Gary, DO, MSc, FACS, about ways to protect your skin before, during, and ...