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Tag – Hair-loss

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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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My social life: Before and after cancer

My school rallied together and made a banner wishing me all the best and fast healing. People whom I hadn’t even really built a friendship with stepped forward to wish me well. It was overwhelmingly heartwarming to say the least...until it all stopped.

June 29, 2017 | by Adriana Lombardo

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From blondie to baldie

When I first found out I had cancer, one of my first questions had to do with losing my hair as it was something I was so scared to lose.

May 2, 2017 | by Lindsey Finkelstein

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Oncology Nursing Day: Celebrating LGFB's major supporters

Brampton’s Lollita Rahaman, clinical nurse educator at William Osler Health System, can easily recall one of the most difficult moments from her nearly 20-year career of working the oncology floor. "I remember one patient in particular, who didn't have a good prognosis," Lollita said.

April 3, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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