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Women with Cancer Turn Baldness Into Art

Sporting intricate henna "crowns" lets cancer survivors reclaim their identity

Women with cancer face many challenges: the physical effects of cancer and its treatment;  the emotional devastation of learning that life is about to change in many unknowable ways; the fear of pain; and the possibility of premature death. They … Continue reading

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Neuropathy Common in Female Cancer Survivors, Study Shows

Nearly half of women experience symptoms many years after finishing therapy

Nearly half of female cancer survivors suffer from chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) even years after completing treatment, a new study shows. The women experience pain, loss of sensation and gait changes that make walking difficult and falls more frequent. The … Continue reading

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