Cancer recovery therapy

Cancer recovery therapy

The spa town's principal activity

Cancer recovery therapy mainly concerns patients recovering from breast cancer surgery and other surgery cancers causes scarring.

Lesions left by surgery: exeresis, ganglion drain, mastectomy, skin reconstruction, etc.

– Hypertrophic, retractile and painful scars

– Slight, chronic or residual lymphedema in the arms or legs

– Associated loss of mobility

– Peripheral neuropathy, prickling, numbness

– Preparation for, and recovery after, breast reconstruction.


– Accelerates scar healing, improves elasticity, less fibrosis and adherence

– Improves vein and lymph circulation

Radiotherapy recovery

– Erythema, desquamation, keratoses, scleroderma, chronic radiodermatitis

– Telangiectasis: vascular dilation of skin or eyes

– Pigmentation problems

– Oral and/or genital mucosistis, xerostomia (dry mouth), dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)


– Renews skin and increases elasticity

– Regenerates and soothes mucus

Chemotherapy recovery

– Drip or oral treatment: adjuvant, targeted therapy, maintenance chemo (Xeloda, Tarceva, Erbitux, Herceptin, etc.)

– Persistent dry skin and mucus (oral, digestive, genital)

– Folliculitis, cracked skin, paronychia

– Pruritus, tightness

– Palmo-plantar syndrome, acneiform eruptions


– Rehydrates skins and improves elasticity

– Soothes mucuses

– Repairs nails

– Improves scalp condition and enhances regrowth

General conditions associated with the end of cancer treatment:

– Fatigue, anxiety about remission

– Loss of self-confidence

– Need to relearn how to take care of the body: water, welcoming element, enveloping, gentle

– Need to share experience with other cancer patients and patients suffering from other conditions

Spa treatment is an intermediate and gradual phase between the cocoon-like hospital environment of the hospital and the solitude of home.