Founded in 2007, Touch For Cancer is the first, leading Oncology Esthetics® certification program in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the United States. Estheticians/skin care therapists certified by Touch For Cancer have the knowledge and skills to work for the top cancer centers and hospitals in North America and internationally.
We are committed to educating and empowering estheticians/skin care therapists to impact the lives of cancer patients with compassion and healing.
Facts and figures published by Cancer Council Australia, the Canadian Cancer Society and the American Cancer Society indicate that 1,660,290 new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in the USA in 2013. An estimated 186, 400 new cases of cancer occurred in Canada in 2012 and estimated figures for 2013 are not currently available. An estimated 124,910 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in Australia this year, with that number set to rise to 150,000 by 2020.
Lots of exciting presentations at this spa show in Western Canada. Look forward to attending and participating.
My presentations are on Oncology Esthetics: Making a Difference and Health-Challenged Skins: To Embrace or To Ignore.
Also presenting is Florence Barrett-Hill from New Zealand on Barrier Defense Issues of the Dermatologically Challenged Skin. Can’t wait to attend her presentation.
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It is important for estheticians/skin care specialists to be aware of other diseases, especially if you are providing skin care treatments to your patient/client undergoing cancer treatment. Many patients/clients may have more diseases to deal with and could potentially have more skin reactions to deal with. The more knowledgeable you are as an [...]
This is the kind of feedback we love – when our OE graduates actually work at the business side of Oncology Esthetics®. Well done Leslie, and thank you for sharing.
“One avenue that is working is my local hospital’s Cancer LifeNet program. I dropped in without an appointment back in December, got the contact names, played email [...]