MÊME is a story about women, about illness and, most importantly… an encounter. A GIRL THING Everything started with the experience of my mum, who died with cancer 6 years ago. Despite how serious her illness was, my mum was a fighter, but also a real girly girl! My mum always loved clothes and cosmetics, […]Read more
How to effectively fight against vaginal dryness?
Although it is sometimes difficult to talk about, vaginal dryness can be a (very) undesirable effect of your treatments. We have conducted a little investigation for you: what exactly is it? How can we fight against the dryness of our intimate parts? What are the solutions to limit the discomfort in everyday life? We tell […]Read more
How to take care of your wig: our tips and tricks!
Because you need to take care of your wig as you did with your hair, MÊME has collected for you all the tricks to take care of it and keep it beautiful and in good condition for as long as possible! Brush it! …every night! Comb your wig with a brush soft enough not to […]Read more
Cancer: How to knock out fatigue
Fatigue is unfortunately a very important part of the disease: it affects everyone in a different way and can be quite disabling. Simple activities such as preparing a meal, climbing stairs, washing or reading can be very difficult. To help you understand this phenomenon, here is our dedicated guide. For a healthy person, fatigue is […]Read more
Preventing and alleviating hand-foot syndrome
During chemotherapy or following more targeted cancer treatments (in particular with Sutent™, Nexavar™ or Xéloda™), it is not uncommon to experience burning or extreme dryness in the feet and hands. This is the famous hand-foot syndrome. Here are six tips to try to prevent and relieve this side effect of treatments. Tip no. 1: PRE-VEN-TION! […]Read more
Cancer treatments: how to get your eyelashes and eyebrows to grow back
Some cancer treatments temporarily cause eyelashes and eyebrows to fall out. But don’t worry, at the end of the treatment, the hairs gradually reappear and certain gestures can improve this re-growth beforehand. So here are our little tips to stimulate the skin and effectively and gently encourage the regrowth of eyelashes and eyebrows 😉 Remove […]Read more
How to support a loved one suffering from cancer
A sick person is also someone’s wife, someone’s mother, someone’s friend. Learning about a loved one’s cancer is upsetting for those around them. And we very often wonder about the role we should play during this difficult ordeal. How should we react and act when faced with the cancer of someone so close to us […]Read more
What gift to give to a loved one suffering from cancer?
When we are told that someone close to us is ill, it is not uncommon to feel a little helpless, powerless in the face of this ordeal. And yet, small marks of attention often make the person very happy. A few months ago, we gave you some advice on how to accompany a loved one […]Read more
Top 9 Anti-Cancer Foods List
By changing your diet just a little bit, you can reduce (or at least limit) your risk of developing cancer. We will be giving you a short list of products recommended for your health! It is now common knowledge: eating better by choosing the foods we eat can help optimize their health benefits and thus […]Read more
How To Prepare For A Hospital Stay
Preparing for a hospital stay is almost like going on vacation (although not as nice, we’ll grant you that…): you must be well organized to avoid forgetting too many things as much as possible! To begin, a small memo of the to do’s the week before your hospitalization First, remember to reread the information that […]Read more
Relieve The Side Effects Of Radiotherapy
Radiotherapy prevents cancer cells from multiplying and destroys them with radiation, but it sometimes has a few side effects (which are becoming increasingly rare!). So here are our little tips to prevent and relieve possible pain and other side effects of radiotherapy. All you need to continue to feel beautiful and well in your body! […]Read more
Cancer And Weight: Put A Stop To Received Ideas!
There are many misconceptions about cancer and weight. Many people think that treatments will make us lose weight and make us scrawny. However, this is not always the case. At MÊME, we’ve decided to dig a little deeper to have a clearer view on this subject… LOSING OR GAINING WEIGHT DURING CANCER: WHAT TO EXPECT? […]Read more