More and more people are living with and surviving cancer than ever before. However, your cancer treatment may cause unexpected side effects to the skin, hair, and nails. How can you navigate these changes without affecting your treatment, your appearance, or even your sense of who you are?
Written by Dr. Mario Lacouture, an expert in the dermatologic side effects of anti-cancer medications, this book offers clear information and practical suggestions for preventing, treating, and living through these skin, hair, and nail changes.
This book contains practical information to help patients cope with treatment-associated skin, hair, and nail toxicities, which can range from mild and annoying to serious enough to affect health, treatment, and quality of life. Written by one of the foremost experts in the dermatologic side effects of cancer treatments, Dr. Lacouture's Skin Care Guide for People Living With Cancer is an invaluable resource for patients and survivors.
Review of the book by H. Jack West, MD, on the Global Resource for Advancing
Cancer Education website. [http://cancergrace.org/cancer-treatments/2012/07/23/book-rec-dr-lacouture/]
Dr. Lacouture on the Powerful Patient podcast with Joyce Graff and Mike Lawing. [http://www.powerfulpatient.org/skin-care-for-people-living-with-cancer/]
Dr. Lacouture in the "Experts Speak" section of Cancer Forward, an online site for cancer survivors. [http://www.cancerforward.org/survivor-resources/experts-speak/Mario-Lacouture-MD/skin-care-for-people-living-with-cancer]
A Q & A with Dr. Lacouture and Diana Price on A Woman's Health. [http://awomanshealth.com/managing-skin-related-side-effects-during-cancer-treatment/]
Another Q & A with Dr. Lacouture on CancerConnect.com. [http://news.cancerconnect.com/managing-skin-related-side-effects-during-cancer-treatment/]
Press announcement for the book. [http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/8/prweb9780867.htm]