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!