Will a bald Barbie help kids cope with cancer?

…of supporters – is hoping that their call for a new bald Barbie will help. Cori Liptak, PhD, a psychologist in the Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology Program at Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer…

How Tobacco Causes Cancer

Medically reviewed by David Barbie, MD A lung scan. Tobacco smoke is the number one risk factor for lung cancer – and every time it is inhaled, it deals a…

Cancer or No Cancer – Carlie Will Sing

…fundraisers and other live events. Throughout this journey, she hasn’t hidden the visible effects of her treatment. She always bared her bald head proudly. And these days, she often chooses…

Dating and Cancer 101

by Amy Atwood SWF, Bald, Undergoing Chemo and Radiation… Oh yeah, isn’t that the first profile you would click on if you were searching for the love of your life…

You Have Cancer. You Are Beautiful.

…yourself sick, bald, and in the hospital. And you worry about your appearance – especially if you’re a girl. That’s why 17 young women with cancer, aged 13-22, recently spent…

Kelley Tuthill’s Tips for Choosing a Wig

…head size. They are generally worn with a comfort cap, a cotton cap to protect your bald head and prevent that itchy feeling. Comfort caps also keep wigs from sliding….

Finding a Breast Cancer ‘SoulMate’

…I have stage III breast cancer. In the past eight months, I have undergone a double mastectomy, finished eight rounds of chemotherapy, went bald, became afraid of plastic, considered becoming…

Coping with Breast Cancer as a Young Adult

…when she was 29. “[My fiancée and I] actually got engaged during my chemo treatment. Even when I was bald and scarred and sick, he still wanted to marry me.”…