Category: Cancer Care

26 May

Heaven at Home Senior Care: Preventing Hair Loss During Cancer Treatment

When people think about chemotherapy, one of the first things that often comes to mind is the idea of hair loss. This is something that may seem to some people a minor issue in the whole cancer story, but hair loss is quite important. For many people, their hair is part of their identity, and […]

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14 Oct

Could a Simple Test Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence?

Cancer survivors whose disease has gone into remission have so much to celebrate and be thankful for, and many are celebrating this October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But there may always remain a concern in the back of their minds: could the cancer return? Most incidents of breast cancer recurrence occur in the first […]

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17 Jun

Secrets to Combating the Side Effects of Chemo

The side effects of chemotherapy can present patients with additional, uncomfortable challenges, including severe energy loss, depression, skin impairments, hair loss, nausea and change of appetite. As a caregiver, you can help your loved one combat the side effects of chemo in a number of ways. Skin Problems: Cancer patients are at risk for numerous […]

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03 Jun

Chemo 101: Understanding Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is a common treatment used to fight cancer. It is often used to destroy cancer cells, stop cancer cells from spreading, and/or slow cancer cell growth. Many patients often have questions and/or a few fears about receiving chemotherapy. To help in your understanding of chemotherapy, Heaven at Home would like to explain the basics […]

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