Even healthy people can feel poorly in the heat and humidity so this predicted very hot Summer’s day of 41°c in Melbourne may feel even worse for cancer patients.

This is a great reason to spend time indoors and remember to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate keeping fluids on-hand. Make every effort to stay cool, and understand that the combination of sunlight, heat, and medications may cause photosensitivity reactions to occur quickly, possibly more quickly than you expect.