Breast Cancer Care Five tips for managing hair loss
Posted On: 20/02/19
Jo was devastated when she found out chemotherapy meant that she would lose her hair. She shares her tips on managing hair loss.
I was determined to get through my diagnosis
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2017 at the age of 39 after finding a lump in my left breast. The day I was diagnosed will be etched in my memory forever. I was scared but determined to get through my diagnosis.
I was told my treatment would be a lumpectomy, followed by chemotherapy, radiotherapy and tamoxifen for 10 years.
I didn’t want to stand out because of my breast cancer
Once I heard the word chemotherapy and found out that I was going to lose my hair, I knew there was only one thing for it. I decided that I would get myself a wig. Read more