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Handling post chemotherapy hair
I'm Angierawls, and I'm a survivor of Ovarian Cancer
I have the same issue with my hair right now. I’m 5 months past chemo and my hair is this really awkward wave/curl that I can’t do anything with. The front looks fine, but the back is looking weird. It’s like my own form of mullet. It’s also dry on the ends. Maybe I’ll try that Malibu and I’m planning on talking to a stylist to see if they have any suggestions.   Read more…

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Created Jun 8, 2011 in Nutrition Support During Treatment's resources · Like20
Good nutrition and avoiding weight loss is very important during treatment. Therefore the Cancer Centers of America has compiled a list of food choices that will assist the function of your immune ... more
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Many chemotherapy drugs and radiation cause a great deal of skin issues for people living with cancer. This book highlights the best way to manage your skin care by Dr. Mario Lacouture, Associate ... more
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This organization promotes laughter as the best medicine. Its founder survived stage 4 cancer and her story inspired me.

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