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If a child who suffers from hair loss doesn’t have an Alopecia condition, most likely that child has lost his hair as a result of Cancer treatments. When the child loses his hair, they must seek out hair replacement options, such as long-term Cancer wigs and other solutions that provide hair replacement for children.
When children are diagnosed with Cancer, they face a battle on two fronts: first, fighting the Cancer itself and the draining, ongoing medical fight that nearly always includes some form of chemotherapy and radiation. And when the effects of this battle have taken their toll, children face a battle on a second front; they suffer from hair loss, often requiring them to wear short or long-term Cancer wigs.
Cancer treatments have a battering effect on a child’s health and immune system and can seriously affect his or her appearance as well. Medical hair loss necessitating the use of Cancer wigs is the most common result of oncology treatments and might well be the one aspect of Cancer treatment that children dread the most. Why? Because it makes them feel and look different from their friends. It makes them look ill, even after they’re done with Cancer treatments. And by the time a child whose been through all this is feeling well and ready to jump back into life, hair loss may stand in their way. Read the rest of this entry »