Chemotherapy and your hair

Chemotherapy and your hair

One of the toughest parts of breast cancer treatment is going through chemotherapy and losing your hair.

Vogue magazine has recently profiled women who have adapted to the changes:

No Hair, Don’t Care: A Bold New Look

Discovering the Beauty of Standing Out in the Crowd

Even though I support women adapting to the changes that life brings, I also understand the draw of being able to keep your hair.  At UCSF they are in the process of studying the use of a cooling cap, now commonly used in Europe, that keeps hair intact through chemotherapy.

Keeping Your Hair in Chemo

Hopefully it will be FDA approved and more available here!

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