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Cancer Patients Find Pampering and Healing Go Together

Joy Johnson started Survive and Thrive to offer complimentary spa services to cancer patients. She was inspired by the loss of her mother to cancer and also by the healing she has seen happen when cancer sufferers put themselves into your loving hands.

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May Is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Share these tips from the American Academy of Dermatology on limiting sun exposure and reducing the risk of skin cancer.

Austin Nail Salon Brings Manis to Mothers of Children With Cancer

Last May, Austin, Texas, nail salon Lacquer provided services to women who are rarely able to take time for themselves: mothers of chronically ill children.

A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: Retronychia, Dysplastic Nevus, and Glomus Tumors

In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses her consultations with patients dealing with retronychia, dysplastic nevus, and glomus tumors.

Working Through a Chronic Illness

What do you do when you have a health issue that doesn’t go away? We spoke to four nail techs who haven’t let their illness deter them from their dreams.

BFFmel Shares Highlights from Foot Forward’s Morning Session

So, what was it like to be at the Foot Forward Summit you ask? I would love to give you a peek!

You Can Help Reduce Skin Cancer Deaths

By 2020, Eyes On Cancer hopes to train 20,000 beauty professionals to spot signs of cancer through its skin cancer awareness and early detection course.

A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: Rare Nail Diseases

In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses some of the rare nail diseases she’s seen in her practice, including several types of tumors found under the nail.

Nails and the Oncology Client

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, so in honor of all those affected now and in the future, NAILS is reviewing the best ways for nail techs to service clients with cancer.

Beauty Bus Offers Free Salon Services for Chronically Ill

The Beauty Bus Foundation offers its services to give chronically and terminally ill patients and their caregivers a chance to unwind and be pampered — all free of charge.