Coping with hair loss from cancer treatment

A diagnosis of cancer brings with it a whole host of difficult emotions for a patient and their family. Losing your hair can be one of the distressing challenges faced by many on their already arduous journey through treatment. Kate Corney was 29 years old when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma in 2014, and remembers the trauma well. Kate says: “When I started losing my hair, it was coming out in chunks. I remember taking a shower one day and it was possibly one of the most traumatic things I’ve ever done because I washed my hair and it...