August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month

hair lossAugust is National Hair Loss Awareness Month. Hair loss is often a common side effect of cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation, and stem cell transplants because in targeting the cancer cells, hair cells can sometimes be caught in the crossfire. Multiple areas of the body can be affected by the treatments causing hair loss. Hair loss can be challenging both mentally and physically.

Below are resources for causes and coping with cancer hair loss.

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