FREE Wigs for Cancer Patients Living in Des Moines, Iowa

  If you live in Des Moines, Iowa and have lost your hair as a result of cancer treatments, check out Strands of Strength. Strands of Strength provides FREE quality wigs to cancer patients- men, women or children- regardless of age or type of cancer – who live in Des...


FREE High Quality Wigs for Female Cancer Patients

Cancer patients say that hair loss is one of the most emotionally devastating side effects of chemotherapy.  To help maintain a positive body image & sense of normalcy, many cancer patients opt to wear a wig.  However, some insurance companies won’t cover the cost of a wig, and the ones...


FREE Wigs for Breast Cancer Patients in Arizona

The Live and Give Foundation, Inc. aka ‘Don’t be a Chump! Check for a Lump!’ offers free wigs to breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy who live in Arizona through their “Wig Out Program”.  Whether you have insurance coverage for wigs or not, the Live & Give Foundation’s Wig Out Program will pay up to...


Sharsheret = Supporting Jewish Women with Breast & Ovarian Cancer

Support for Jewish Women with Breast Cancer If you are Jewish and facing either breast cancer or ovarian cancer, check out Sharsheret– an amazing national organization dedicated to helping Jewish people navigate their way through these diseases.  Whether you are newly diagnosed or living with metastatic disease or simply want...


What to Know When Choosing a Wig

Whether you’re a man or a woman, the thought of losing your hair can be traumatic- especially when the hair loss is caused by cancer treatments. And if you opt to go for a wig, how do you get started?  Trying to find a wig that works best can be a...


FREE Hats for Cancer Patients

Personally I love bald men so when Alan lost his hair due to chemo (actually we shaved it off before it fell out), I told him “Bald men are HOT!” and that “I love the way you look… with AND without hair.”  But without hair, his head became very sensitive to temperature changes....


FREE Headwrap or Scarf for Cancer Patients

Good Wishes provides one FREE head covering to women experiencing thinning or loss of hair as a result of illness or treatment.  Amazing, right?! Laura Erickson, CEO/President of The Finest Accessories Inc, created “Good Wishes“, a nonprofit organization providing scarves or head wraps to anyone experiencing hair loss or thinning as a result of...


Lookin’ Good Despite Having Cancer

“Cancer can rob a woman of her energy, appetite and strength.  But it doesn’t have to take away her self confidence.”  (amazing quote from the Look Good… Feel Better website) The moment someone is told they have cancer is the moment that their life is turned upside down (understatement of the century!)....

Is There A Way to Avoid Chemo-Induced Hair Loss?

The first time I heard about “Cold Cap Therapy” was in January, 2011.  A friend called to tell me there was an article in the Washington Post about a patient using a novel approach to prevent hair loss with chemo (who BTW was working with one of my VERY favorite oncologists Dr. Fred Smith.) Click here to read...



Get the latest news, information and resources to help you navigate your way through the complexities of cancer.