How to Care for Skin during Chemotherapy and Radiation

Chemotherapy and Radiation treatments can cause dramatic changes in your hair, nails and skin.  Finding a product that can help moisturize without causing irritation can be difficult.

The moisturizers and creams you used to use may not be rich enough for skin that’s suddenly become much drier.  Nails, too need to be well-moisturized, especially around cuticles to reduce brittleness.   Finally, you may be more sensitive to fragrance or dyes.

Katherine Kam has an excellent article posted on WebMD:

“Caring for Your Skin, Hair, and Nails During Chemotherapy”