Hair Loss & Thinning

Information about alopecia (hair loss) & thinning related to cancer treatments, tips for coping with this side effect and information about wigs.
Hair Loss (Alopecia) from Chemotherapy
This side effect handout answers questions about and offers tips for coping with hair loss caused by chemotherapy.
Hair Loss (Alopecia) From Radiation Treatment
This side effect handout answers questions about and offers tips for coping with hair loss caused by radiation therapy.
ABCs of Wig Selection and Care
Information about the types of wigs available, choosing a wig, and caring for your wig and scalp.
Caring for your skin, nails and hair during and after cancer treatment
Two-part, video panel discusses common concerns surrounding skin, nails and hair during and after cancer treatment and provides guidance for coping with these issues. Part 2 demonstrates make-up application and wig tips.

News
Hair Professionals Are Potential Skin Cancer Educators

Oct 19, 2011 - A considerable proportion of hair professionals are looking for lesions on their customers' scalp, neck, and face; and their personal self-reported health communication practices are significantly associated with the frequency of observation of lesions, according to a study published in the October issue of the Archives of Dermatology.



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