Posts tagged “chemotherapy”

New Technology Developed To Help Prevent Hair Loss During Chemotherapy

January 25th, 2011
New Technology Developed To Help Prevent Hair Loss During Chemotherapy

One of the major side effects of having chemotherapy for treating cancers such as leukaemia is hair loss. Traditionally, patients are forced to either accept their temporary baldness or wear a wig. Both can be embarrassing not to mention stressful. However at the Arab Health trade show which is due to take place in Dubai […]

Cancer Patient Fighting To Get Health Insurance Cover

January 18th, 2011
Cancer Patient Fighting To Get Health Insurance Cover

Being told that you have cancer is bad enough, but when you find out that the insurance cover you had been paying out for many years is insufficient, this can devastating. But that’s exactly what has happened to one US resident. David Beach of Hemet was due to undergo chemotherapy. However the day before his […]

Ground breaking treatment could help infertile women

December 29th, 2010
Ground breaking treatment could help infertile women

Doctors in India are planning to carry out an innovative new procedure, that if successful could help infertile women all over the world. IVF experts at Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi have discovered a way of implanting an ovary in a woman’s forearm, allowing her to grow her own eggs there instead of […]

Revolutionary cold caps to help prevent chemotherapy-related hair loss

October 31st, 2010
Revolutionary cold caps to help prevent chemotherapy-related hair loss

Cancer is one of the main traumatising life experiences anyone has to go through, and whilst chemotherapy can potentially be a positive, unfortunately its negative side effects such as loss of hair can also feel like a loss of dignity.  However a fresh device may assist in preserving both a woman’s dignity as well as […]

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