Care of the Skin During Cancer Treatment

The skin of a patient during treatment of cancer has special concerns. Most cancer treatments will affect the skin negatively, in some way and dermatologic side effects of cancer treatment can greatly impact ones physical and psychosocial health. As cancer therapies evolve to include traditional chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapy and a combination of the above it is crucial to understand the potential impact these therapies can have on the skin. We will work with you to develop a program for your skin to help keep these side effects and changes as minimal as possible.