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Computer Use, Hairloss, Hearing, Makeup, Quality of Life, Vision Issues, and Wigs
Alexandra Andrews

RC271 - Cancer Supportive Therapy - Computer, Hearing, Vision and Quality of Life Issues



Cancer Supportive Therapy - Computer, Hearing, Vision and Quality of Life Issues
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RC271.M41.1 - Cancer Therapy Complications And Using The Computer
Francine Manuel, RPT, Alexandra Andrews, WM, Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD and Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS
We offer the following suggestions for short and long term problems and specifically how to continue work on your computer while recovering from surgery, swelling, pain, and other therapy or if you are experiencing Lymphedema and Post Breast Therapy Pain Syndrome.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/computer.php
First appeared 2002-08-12; updated 2007-10-31; reviewed 2010-12-11
RC271.M41.2 - Cancer Therapy Complications And Using The Computer Handout
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, Francine Manuel, RPT, Alexandra Andrews, WM, Charles M. Dollbaum, MD, PhD, and Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS
In our information-centric society, the ability to use a personal computer is an essential capability in the professional and private lives of millions of people around the world. The problem of persistent swelling or pain in one or both arms after trauma of any kind may affect computer usage, especially for people who must work on the computer for prolonged periods of time.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/computerpage1.pdf
First appeared 2004-11-06; updated 2007-07-08; reviewed 2010-12-11
RC271.M41.3 - Suggestions for Using The Computer with Cancer Therapy Complications Handout
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, Francine Manuel, RPT, Alexandra Andrews, WM, Charles M. Dollbaum, MD, PhD, Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD and Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS
Suggestions for short and long term problems including how to continue work on your computer with practical advice about using the monitor, mouse, keyboard and chair while recovering from surgery, swelling, pain, and other therapy or if you are experiencing Lymphedema and Post Breast Therapy Pain Syndrome.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/computerpage2.pdf
First appeared 2004-11-06; updated 2007-07-08; reviewed 2010-12-11
RC271.M157.1 - Makeup, Wigs and Quality of Life
Gerd Mairandres, Alexandra Andrews, and Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Anything that can enhance the way a person feels about themselves and promote an ounce of well-being is significant. Sources of self-esteem can be threatened by cancer and the effects of medical treatments: appearance, physical abilities and activity level, personal attributes.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/wig.php
First appeared 2006-08-02; updated 2010-11-07
RC271.R39.9 - Vision and Hearing Comorbidities
Ernest H Rosenbaum, MD
Eye and Hearing problems from chemotherapy, radiation, hormonal, and bisphosphonate therapy may include; damaged inner ear sound perception, vertigo, dizziness, cataracts, blurry vision, impaired night vision, light sensitivity, dry or watery eyes and pain. Get your eyes and hearing checked.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Survivorship/eareye.html
First appeared 2009-09-21;
RC271.R39.10 - Cancer Side Effects and Advice
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Side effects, both psychological and physical, such as hair loss, anemia, cognitive problems, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, neuropathies, muscular weakness, balance problems, sterility and menstrual dysfunction. can limit your feeling of well-being and your functional activity level.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/advice.html
First appeared 2007-07-21; updated 2010-11-07
RC271.R39.11 - Hair Loss
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD and Isadora Rosenbaum, MA
Alopecia - hair loss - is one of the most visible side effects of cancer treatment and can be an upsetting experience.Chemotherapy stops cell division of the more active cells in the body - bone marrow, the gastrointestinal lining and scalp cells. Wigs can boost your morale, improve your appearance and improve your self-confidence.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/hairloss.html
First appeared 2010-11-07


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First appeared January 31, 2007; updated August 6, 2011