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My Top Surprising Realizations During My Cancer Journey

Being able to transform my appearance and to take back some of that sense of identity helped me drastically to heal.

Aug. 16, 2022 | by Tania Amardeil

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My Two Comforts in My Cancer Journey: Knowledge and Support

After I lost my hair, I attended a support group for the first time, at the Hearth Place in Oshawa, Ont. I was skeptical at first, to be honest. But I showed up and at first I didn’t talk, I just listened.

July 5, 2022 | by Tania Amardeil

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Never Too Old to Face Cancer Head on and to Feel Beautiful

I became upset with the continued reference to my age and that nothing could be done. I had lived almost 90 years and could accept death, but not until I could be at my granddaughter’s wedding in May 2022.

April 19, 2022 | by Tania Amardeil

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Adjusting to and accepting my new post-chemo hair

The one thing I spent months wishing for and that I wanted more than anything in this world - my long hair - has proved to be a nightmare goal to achieve.

Feb. 28, 2018 | by Gabrielle Fecteau

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The mirror can be a scary thing

I’ve accepted the loss of hair but the lack of movement and extra weight has me feeling a way I’ve never felt before.

Jan. 8, 2018 | by Anyse Lebeau

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Mother and beauty professional turns to Look Good Feel Better for support

When Sophie Audet was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2013, it felt as though her life had stopped.

Nov. 24, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Look Good Feel Better helps Saint John mother with breast cancer

Sarah Ingalls was never much of a makeup user – until the 43-year-old Saint John mother of three was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year.

Oct. 25, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Hair can be part of our identity - but it doesn't define me

I went through three different hair lengths before my stem cell transplant, each one getting shorter as time went on, until I decided to have my sister shave my hair off completely.

Oct. 12, 2017 | by Ashlinn Sarah Jane

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beYOUtiful: How I felt most beautiful with cancer

The day I shaved my hair my feelings towards myself and my own beauty began challenging those of the world. I felt most beautiful on that day.

Aug. 30, 2017 | by Gabrielle Fecteau

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'I've walked in their shoes:' How a cancer diagnosis made this B.C. woman a better nurse

Kelley Adamson, a nurse in Surrey, B.C., thought she was able to empathize with her cancer patients – until she was diagnosed with the disease herself.

July 17, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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