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Dr. Cynthia Bailey writes one of the longest running health blogs in the world offering practical advice for you on all skin care related topics.

Breast Cancer Posts

Breast and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Months are Wrapping Up

Breast and Ovarian Cancer Awareness months are wrapping up – but, of...

Thriving, Part 5. Become a Cancer Thrivor by Putting Your Health First

We are nearing the end of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness...

Men Get Breast Cancer Too

Most attention during Breast Cancer Month is focused on women. We all need to...

Thriving, Part 4. Thriving With Cancer Means “Letting” People Help

It is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this article is Part 4 of...

Thriving, Part 3. Breast Cancer Forced Me To Jump Into The Abyss

It is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this blog article is Part...

Thriving, Part 2. How I Went From Feeling Like a Victim of Breast Cancer to a Thrivor

This is the first week of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October. And this...

September 28, 2016: Previvor Day for BRCA Carriers

Previvor Day is appropriately sandwiched in between 2 big Cancer Advocacy...

Thriving, Part 1. From Surviving to Thriving With Breast Cancer in 2016

Have you or someone you love been hit with the diagnosis of breast cancer?...

Dr.BaileySkinCare’s Contest Giveaway to Help Fight Breast Cancer!

I love to have fun, and even fighting breast cancer can be fun when we...

Living with Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. October is Breast Cancer...

Join Dr. Bailey’s Team Fundraising For Breast Cancer

Breast cancer hit me and my team in August, three years ago. So far...

Want to Get Healthy? Volunteer!

When we talk about getting healthy, we'll bring up topics like dietary...

When Cancer Meets Community

Life is a series of journeys up one hill (sometimes, a mountain) and down the...

Understanding Hair Changes During Chemotherapy

Hair loss is one of the most emotionally painful parts of the cancer treatment...

Lemonade from Breast Cancer: Is It Really Possible?

People that I meet today have no idea of my recent breast cancer journey. I just...

A Doctor’s Personal Experience with Cold Ice Caps during Chemotherapy

I was terribly traumatized when my breast cancer doctors said I needed...

The BRCA Genes and Breast Cancer: Facts to Help Save Lives

There's a lot of buzz around the BRCA genes. If you follow what happened...

What Not to Say to Someone with Breast Cancer

I’m writing from my own experience. Breast cancer is traumatic for most...

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Now What?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. According to the American Cancer...

Brighten Someone’s Day with #RandomActsofRetail

In this busy and often impersonal modern age in which we live, it seems like...

Health Awareness Fatigue? 3 Ways to Reconnect

The month of August holds the distinction of several awareness campaigns,...

What NOT to Say to Someone Going through Menopause

I love the topic of menopause even though I have a personal love-hate...

Foot Calluses: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Calluses just aren't attractive. There's no way around it. In the...

Roundup of Popular Cancer News and Events

Between the Internet, magazines, television, radio and so much more, media is...

Why Exercise Helps Kick Cancer’s A**

  Everyone has been touched by cancer in one way or another. That is why...

Get the Most Cancer-Fighting Power from Tomatoes

When I was shopping in the produce section the other day, I saw a bright...

3 Sneaky Foods That Can Contribute to Cancer

Cancer is tricky. It's cunning, sometimes subtle, but it's always...

Dear Facebook: Please Stop Censoring Real Health Issues

Social media is nothing short of a miracle in my life for many reasons....

Angelina’s Bold Decision, Why Dr. Bailey Agrees

In her New York Times op-ed, Angelina Jolie Pitt shared what she learned...

Seasonal Tea Recipe Everyone Will Love (Even Your Skin)

  Turmeric Turmeric is a spice that grows in India and other Asian areas...

Secrets of Staying Healthy in Your 50s and Beyond

The older you are the higher the probability that you will suffer a health...

Thriving Through the Holidays Despite Cancer

Holidays bring up emotions, both happy and sad ones. Holiday emotions are extra...

Tips for Healthy Eating: How Healthy Eating Impacts Our Life

Holiday goodies are everywhere about now. Should I or shouldn't I is...

I’m Thankful I Went from a Cancer Survivor to a Cancer Thrivor

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Dermatologist’s Chemotherapy Skin Care Kit

I’m very pleased to announce the release my Chemotherapy Skin Care Kit!...

Breast Cancer: How to Tame Chemo Curls and Improve Scars

  These great questions came in from reader Isabelle as a comment on my...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Kickoff

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The Best Way to Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1st was my first day back in the office. It was a fantastic feeling...

Gratitude for My 12-Month Cancerversary

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Chemotherapy Skin Problems - Preventing Skin Infections

Staying healthy is really important when you are on chemotherapy. One of the...

Improve Your Complexion with Green Smoothies

  I’m a dermatologist and I think green smoothies can be the...

Are Zinc Oxide Sunscreens Better?

  In my opinion, they are. Seeing patient after patient in my dermatology...

Join Dr. Bailey’s Sun Protection Challenge and You Could Win!

  Here's Your Chance to Win $100's Worth of Sun and Skin Care...

Breast Cancer BRCA Update from Dr. Bailey

  //   Hello Dear Blog Readers, I, my team here at Dr. Bailey Skin...

Great BRCA Ovarian Cancer News!!

Dr. Cynthia Bailey, Dermatologist and BRCA Breast Cancer Survivor!   //...

Breast Cancer BRCA1 Mutation Journey Continues in March

  // Having dodged a big bullet with the excellent response of my...

How to Get the Most From Your Doctor’s Appointment

  Have you been frustrated during a doctor's appointment because it...

Post-Breast Cancer Surgery Good News!

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How to Treat a Dry Nose from Winter or Chemotherapy

The cold and dry air of fall and winter causes chapping of the inside of the...

It’s Time for Surgery

Dear Readers, After four months of chemo and one month of recovery, it’s...

Can You Get a Facial and Makeover on Chemotherapy? Part 2

Part 2: Dr. Bailey's Post-Facial Chemo Makeover When wearing makeup, it was...

Can You Get a Facial and Makeover on Chemotherapy? Part 1

Dr. Cynthia Bailey was on intensive chemotherapy to treat...

Can You Keep Your Brows and Eyelashes during Chemotherapy?

I've been on dose-dense chemotherapy to treat hereditary breast cancer for a...

Breast Cancer Journey - Blessings and Thanksgiving

  For me, this Thanksgiving Season holds new reasons for gratitude. This is...

Announcing the Winners of Dr. Bailey’s Online Fundraising Raffle for FORCE!

  Thank you everyone for your support and warm wishes during our online...

Beauty without Boundaries: Wig Exchange for Cancer Patients

At Dr. Cynthia Bailey Skin Care, we want to help spread the word about...

Dermatologist’s Advice for the Best Skin Care during Chemotherapy

It goes without saying that chemotherapy treatment is hard on your body,...

Online Raffle Fundraiser Update

Thank you to everyone who has contributed so far to the Online Raffle...

Breast Cancer Journey - Today I Cried Tears of Joy!

The breast cancer journey is not easy. But today, while sitting quietly in...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Hits Home for Me in 2013

Many men and women have fought the battle against breast cancer and now...

Pimples and Pustules following Breast Cancer Surgery

Significant and long surgeries can result in a variety of skin rashes showing...