• By Laurel J. Kelly

Living With Cancer: The emotional impact of losing your hair

March 31, 2017

a close-up of a woman in a brightly colored headscarf, looking off into the distanceThe emotions of hair loss during cancer treatment
Hair loss may be one of the most obvious signs that a person is having treatment for cancer. Losing your hair to chemotherapy or radiation can have an emotional impact that you may not expect.

Video: How a stem cell transplant works
Some types of cancer may require treatment with a stem cell transplant. Watch this short video to see how healthy cells get to your bone marrow in a stem cell transplant.

Chordoma: An overview
A chordoma is a rare cancerous primary bone tumor that usually occurs along the spine, most often in the base of the spine or in the base of the skull. Chordomas form from small remnants of cells in the embryo that develop into the spinal cord.

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