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Hair Loss Cancer

The Experience I Didn't Want To Hide From My Daughter

Shana Sutton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Shana Sutton

They say the key to raising a strong, resilient child is to share your experiences with them -- good, bad, and ugly -- and by doing so, show them how you can make it through. I'm glad I shared this with my daughter and didn't try to hide it.

At the Top of My Lungs: Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Jennifer Glass | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Glass

Waiting for each hair to go was like death by a thousand cuts. So on the fifth day of the exodus my husband Harlan got the buzzer and the razor, and I was G.I. Jen. Up to this point I hadn't felt like a sick person. Now I looked in the mirror and saw Cancer Girl.

Chemo Style: A Cancer Patient's Tips for Building a Great Hat Collection

Shelley Nolden | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Shelley Nolden

As any chemo veteran knows, it ain't easy being bald. Some patients can pull off a wig with panache. Others, to my great admiration, go boldly bald. I took the hat approach -- and gave it my all.

Cold Caps Tested To Prevent Hair Loss During Chemo

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Hair loss is one of chemotherapy's most despised side effects, not because of vanity but because it fuels stigma_revealing to the w...