Lowcountry students using virtual reality to help children with cancer in Sweden

Local students at Porter-Gaud are using technology to help ease the anxiety and fear faced by children undergoing cancer treatments. (WCIV) Local students at Porter-Gaud School are using technology to help ease the anxiety and fear faced by children undergoing cancer treatments. Senior students have spent months collaborating with [...] Click here to view [...]

How to make a return to work after cancer: 10 tips to remember

This transition does not have to be stressful and with the right planning it can be an important part of the recovery process Helen Forristal, director of nursing services with the Marie Keating Foundation: ‘Whatever you decide to do in relation to your job, make sure it is the [...] Click here to view [...]

Beauty boost: Helping cancer patients cope

1 Boots’ cancer beauty adviser Jess Moloney says it’s rewarding providing people undergoing cancer treatment with beauty advice. Photo: David Conachy If you, or someone you know and love, has ever gone through cancer treatment, you know one of the most difficult hurdles to overcome can be getting used [...] Click here to view [...]

AeroForm Tissue Expanders makes breast reconstruction after mastectomy more comfortable

Henry Ford Cancer Institute is the first in Michigan to offer a needle-free, patient-controlled tissue expansion system for women undergoing breast reconstruction after mastectomy. The FDA-approved AeroForm Tissue Expanders eliminate the need for weekly saline injections at the physician's office, improves patient comfort and may decrease the rate of [...] Click here to view [...]

Volunteer drivers for cancer patients sought

TROY — Getting to and from medical treatments is one of the greatest concerns cancer patients face during treatment. To ensure patients get to those much-needed treatments, the American Cancer Society provides free rides through its Road To Recovery® program. The Society is currently looking for volunteer drivers in [...] Click here to view [...]

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