Monitoring Hearing during Cancer Treatments

Monitoring Hearing during Cancer Treatments

Did you know that chemotherapy and radiation can affect hearing?  These treatments can often be ototoxic –meaning poisonous to the inner ear. Hearing problems caused by ototoxic medications can be temporary or permanent. You may be wondering, “If a medication is known to cause permanent hearing loss, why is it used?” The realization is, sometimes […]

Cool Cap Crew to the Rescue

Cool Cap Crew to the Rescue

I’ve always had nice, long, thick hair. It’s always kind of been “my thing,” something I really liked about myself and often identified myself by. This spring – before my cancer diagnosis – my hair had become something I was focusing a lot on. With all of the wedding planning, I was constantly finding different […]