Coping with chemo: charity customises wigs for patients dealing with hair loss
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Coping with chemo: charity customises wigs for patients dealing with hair loss

Daniel Allen Health writer

People devastated by losing their hair due to chemotherapy are being helped by a charity that trains hairdressers to style their wigs

When senior nurse Julie McDonald was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017 and faced the prospect of chemotherapy, what worried her most was not the prospect of sickness and tiredness. Her biggest worry was losing her hair. For many people coping with chemotherapy, hair loss is a bitter blow.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 19, 1, 8-10. doi: 10.7748/cnp.19.1.8.s7

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