Choosing a Father’s Day present can feel like an impossible task at the best of times. But that job can seem even harder when your dad has been diagnosed with cancer.
With Father’s Day just a few weeks away, you may be racking your brain for gift ideas. Socks, DIY tools and a jazzy tie are the usual gifts that come to mind for many, but if you have a father or husband who’s undergoing cancer treatment, you may want to make his Father’s Day extra special this year with a gift that shows your love and support during this tough time in his life.
Let’s add a little sunshine to all the dads, grandfather, uncles and friends undergoing cancer treatment this Father’s Day with these wonderful gifts for dads with cancer.
Is there a special dad in your life battling cancer? Not too sure what to give him? Here are a few gift ideas to get you started.
The Ultimate Cancer Gift Guide for Father’s Day Gifts:
Help your dad beat the boredom with an iBeani tablet cushion. Available in a range of patterns, the iBeani will allow him to read a Kindle, watch TV or browse the web in hands-free comfort, at home or in the hospital. BUY IT HERE.
Give your dad the gift of comfort and style this Father’s Day with a cool beanie hat. Made with 100% breathable cotton, the Men’s Bold Beanie is perfect to wear on its own or as a liner under woolly hats and helmets. (Available in 4 colours) BUY IT HERE.
Perhaps your father has finished his treatment? Regaine for Men Extra Strength Scalp Foam can help to address hair loss caused by chemo and help to re-stimulate hair growth. Regaine for Men contains Minoxidil – the only non-prescription treatment clinically proven to treat hair loss. Results are visible after 16 weeks. BUY IT HERE.
Cooking can bring great pleasure to some. But cancer treatments can leave people feeling nauseous and without enough energy to cook. The Royal Marsden Cook Book provides quick, delicious, and most importantly, nutritious meals, to help maintain energy levels. Why not pick a recipe yourself and treat your dad to a scrumptious meal on Father’s Day. BUY IT HERE
Have you noticed that your dad has been more forgetful lately? Mild cognitive impairment in the cancer setting is known as “chemo brain.” Chemo brain can be a distressing side effect of treatment, especially if you have never heard of it. Your Brain After Chemo by Dan Silverman provides reassurance and invaluable steps to help improve your cognition after chemo, to help you get your brain to where it was before treatment. READ MORE ABOUT CHEMO BRAIN HERE.
An all-in-one energising body and hair wash containing lemon oil and a unique blend of herbs. The unique formula will leave even the most sensitive skin refreshed and clean. BUY IT HERE.
Cancer treatments can wreak havoc on hormones, leading to hot flushes and night sweats. When chilled, the GelO Cooling Pillow Mat can cool you down and aid sleep. In addition, the mat is also perfect for those with stiff muscles as it can be heated and placed on aches and pains. BUY IT HERE
A good night’s sleep can be hard to come by during cancer treatment. A busy mind, medication and the day-to-day stresses that come from being a father can keep you up at night. The Badger Sleep Balm can help to clear the mind and aid a natural deep sleep. BUY IT HERE
10) Quality Time with dad
Anyone who has been affected by cancer knows that spending time with those you love beats anything that money could buy. If you are fortunate to live close by to your dad, devote the entire day to him doing things you both love.