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During quiet winter months, prioritize your well-being with oncology yoga, relaxing at-home spa nights and more.
Menthol cigarettes, hair-straightening products and more.
Formaldehyde in hair relaxers has been linked to breathing problems, infertility and an increased risk of certain cancers.
African American women’s use of chemical hair relaxers might help explain their higher risk of death from hormone-related cancers.
When a person with cancer loses their hair, wigs are not always covered by insurance, causing out of pocket expenses.
Breast cancer survivor Warrior Megsie muses about how cancer can change your hair—and how fat shaming can make you feel.
Black women use hair straightening chemicals more often, notes the NIH study, so the findings may be more relevant to them.
Take the stress out of wig shopping while dealing with cancer with these tips on wig types, styles and more.
So much of cancer is about waiting. But in a world that can make you feel powerless, taking steps toward wellness can help you take charge.
Tips for managing treatment-related hair loss and thinning
The association is particularly strong for Black women who frequently use these products.
When I looked in the mirror this time, I still saw a stranger.
I know the things I have been through are life-changing and most probably damaging to my body. But all I want is a break from it!
Scalp cooling technology can prevent hair loss caused by cancer treatment.
Findings suggest that inky hair dyes may pose a higher risk for cancer.
Cooling caps, gloves and socks help lessen chemotherapy side effects.
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