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The oncological aesthetics program begins in Alicante

On Monday, May the 15th, Carla, Eva, Juani, Mabel and Raquel joined the team of voluntary beauticians of the oncological aesthetics program of the Ricardo Fisas Natura Bissé Foundation. Thanks to these five volunteers from Alicante, we offer self-care sessions and individual, professional and free treatments to those who need it, through the Spanish Association against Cancer in Alicante.

The five volunteers attend the users every Monday, from 10 to 14 hours, at the association’s headquarters, with up to eight sessions a day, thanks also to the collaboration of the AECC cancer psychologist at Alicante,

The second level of the oncological aesthetics course begins

On April the 24th and the 25th, fifteen aestheticians held the second level of the specialized oncology course on skin organized by the Ricardo Fisas Natura Bissé Foundation, with a clear vocation of solidarity. The second level is eminently practical and, for this reason, is divided into two days and in groups of between thirteen and fifteen aestheticians.

On the first day, Ana Vilamanyà, technical advisor of oncological aesthetics, explains the theory about facial and body treatment in a cabin for people on cancer treatment. Then, with our technical advisor Maria Mata,

We collaborate in the “Entre nosaltres” day of the Sant Pau hospital in Barcelona

Last Saturday, April the 22nd, María Mata, technical adviser in oncological aesthetics of the Foundation Ricardo Fisas Natura Bissé, collaborated in the second participatory day about quality of life and breast cancer “Entre nosaltres” organized by the Hospital of Santa Creu i Sant Pau de Barcelona. Our beautician offered a workshop to 22 attendees on “Aesthetic treatment: self-massage”, in which she explained that the self-care guidelines are simple solutions that are adapted to each person, depending on how chemotherapy affects the skin cells and the scalp.

The possible effects of chemotherapy on the skin are dryness,

Presentation of the voluntary diploma to the beauticians of the Foundation

On Monday, April the 10th, the foundation organized the ninth day of training volunteers of the oncology aesthetics program, which was attended by seven aestheticians from Catalonia (in the photo, with our two technical advisors on oncological aesthetics) and four from Madrid, Murcia and Ciudad Real, who followed the training through WebEx. The motto of the training was “The volunteer opines” and, during the midday, it was exposed different difficult situations that the volunteers can be found during their activity and was offered possible answers.
In the training, it was emphasized that aestheticians,

Dermatologist Dr. Fania Muñoz talks about skin cancer

Dr. Fania Muñoz is a dermatologist at the Dermik Multidisciplinary Clinic. In the course of the first level of the oncology aesthetics program participated with a talk to talk about skin cancer.
Why is increasing the incidence of skin cancer in the Spanish population?
The incidence of skin cancer has increased in recent years, as people increasingly spend more time outdoors, doing outdoor activities.
Which people are most susceptible to developing skin cancer?
Those who have been chronically exposed to the sun or have intermittent intense exposures. Also having burns in childhood or use tanning booths with UVA rays,