A Holistic Approach to Breast Cancer Treatment (Free CE!)

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Dr. Katie Demming discusses a holistic approach to breast cancer treatment. Dr. Demming is a physician leader, inventor and entrepreneur who is transforming the cancer experience through collaboration and development of novel solutions. She completed her medical school, internship and residency in radiation oncology at Duke University. She is board certified in Radiation Oncology and specializes in breast cancer. She is also the founder of MAKEMERRY, the first line of bras specifically designed for women with sensitive skin from radiation treatments for breast cancer. MAKEMERRY is designed to look amazing and feel luxuriously soft against the most sensitive skin. And she provides a data supported answer to the age-old question, “can you wear deodorant during radiation treatments?”

 

Key words: breast cancer, treatment procedures, patient care, radiation therapy, skin care, patient education, cancer, oncology

References:
Avoiding antiperspirants during breast radiation therapy: Myth or sound advice? Baumann B.C., Zeng C., Freedman G.M., Verginadis I.I., MacArthur K.M., Lin L.L., Vachani C., (…), Metz J.M. (2017)  Radiotherapy and Oncology,  124  (2) , pp. 204-207.
P. Pommier, F. Gomez, M.P. Sunyach, A. D’Hombres, C. Carrie, and X. Montbarbon. (2004). Phase III Randomized Trial of Calendula Officinalis Compared With Trolamine for the Prevention of Acute Dermatitis During Irradiation for Breast Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 22.

Mometasone:

https://www.redjournal.org/article/S0360-3016(18)30253-0/pdf

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