Coping With Cancer

  1. 8 Ways to Care for Your Scalp During Chemo

    8 Ways to Care for Your Scalp During Chemo

    We all know about hair care, but scalp care during chemo can be tricky. Learn our top tips to keep your scalp comfortable and healthy during and after treatments.

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  2. "Awareness is Over": The Problem with Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    "Awareness is Over": The Problem with Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    If Breast Cancer Awareness Month is supposed to support women with breast cancer, then why do so many patients and survivors feel left out and angry? Learn about pinkwashing and how patients can reclaim the pink ribbon.
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  3. Top 5 Breast Cancer Breakthroughs of 2019

    Top 5 Breast Cancer Breakthroughs of 2019
    Scientists are closing the gap in the fight against breast cancer. Discover the top 5 breast cancer breakthroughs of 2019 and what they mean for the future.
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  4. 4 Ways to Manage Stress During Cancer Treatment

    4 Ways to Manage Stress During Cancer Treatment
    Your world can feel uncontrollable when you add a cancer diagnosis into the mix. Read our top 4 tips to manage stress during cancer treatment.
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  5. Colored Wigs: 9 Colorful Wigs to Wear (If You Dare!)

    Colored Wigs: 9 Colorful Wigs to Wear (If You Dare!)
    Colored wigs are a great way to add pizzazz, or even show support for a cause. Read on to see the top 9 most daring colored wigs!
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  6. Can I Dye My Hair During Chemo?

    Can I Dye My Hair During Chemo?
    You might be tempted to dye your hair before, after, and even during chemo treatments. Learn the do's and don'ts of hair dye during chemo.
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  7. 11 Reasons Why You Should Exercise During Chemo

    11 Reasons Why You Should Exercise During Chemo
    Research has shown that exercise during chemo is safe, healthy, and can even alleviate certain side effects of chemotherapy. Learn all the benefits of exercise during chemo, discover the right exercise for you, and learn helpful tips here.
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  8. 5 Reasons Why You Should Wear A Sleep Cap

    5 Reasons Why You Should Wear A Sleep Cap
    Sleep caps are a hair loss essential. Discover the top 5 reasons why you should wear a sleep cap, plus learn how to pick the right sleep cap for you.
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  9. 8 Things You Can Do for Someone With Cancer

    8 Things You Can Do for Someone With Cancer
    When a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer, the first thing you want to do is help. However, it can be hard to know how. Read our top 8 tips to learn what to do for someone with cancer.
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  10. What to Say (and Not Say) to Someone With Cancer

    What to Say (and Not Say) to Someone With Cancer
    It can be difficult to know how to comfort someone going through cancer. Sometimes, things said with the best of intentions do not convey the right message. Follow this helpful list of 3 things to say and 3 things to avoid saying to someone with cancer.
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  11. How to Lose Weight After Chemo

    How to Lose Weight After Chemo
    Many people gain weight as a side effect of chemo, cancer treatments, and medications. Learn more about the reasons for weight gain during chemo, and get our top 4 tips for losing weight after chemo.
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  12. Cancer and a Plant Based Diet

    Cancer and a Plant Based Diet
    According to many experts, a plant based diet is the ideal diet to prevent and fight against cancer. What exactly is a plant based diet? How can it help you? Learn more here!
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  13. 10 Foods to Eat and 10 Foods to Avoid During Chemo

    10 Foods to Eat and 10 Foods to Avoid During Chemo
    Figuring out what to eat during chemo can be challenge. Learn the best foods to eat, and 10 foods to avoid during chemo treatments.
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  14. 10 Chemocare Tips You Need to Know

    10 Chemocare Tips You Need to Know
    Chemo is a life saving treatment, but it comes with unsavory side effects. Learn our top 10 chemocare tips to help you manage the side effects of chemo.
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  15. 3 Beauty Products to Avoid During Chemo

    3 Beauty Products to Avoid During Chemo
    When undergoing chemo, your skin can become dry, sensitive, and irritable. While the right beauty products help soothe this side effect, certain cosmetics only make it worse. Find out the top 3 beauty products to avoid during chemo.
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  16. Can I Drink Alcohol During Chemo Treatment?

    Can I Drink Alcohol During Chemo Treatment?
    Especially during the holiday season, you might be wondering if its okay to have a little "Christmas cheer" during chemo. Find out everything you need to know about the safety of drinking alcohol during chemotherapy treatment. Plus, see three delicious non-alcoholic drink recipes that are perfect for the holidays!
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  17. Top Breast Cancer Blogs of 2018

    Top Breast Cancer Blogs of 2018
    Discover the top 3 breast cancer blogs of 2018. The best of the best breast cancer blogs, these bloggers share their breast cancer stories with powerful, candid voices.
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  18. Not All Cancer is Pink: The Invisible 88 Percent

    Not All Cancer is Pink: The Invisible 88 Percent
    87.7 percent of cancer patients have non-breast cancer. So why does breast cancer get all the attention? Learn how the exploitation of breast cancer has made other cancers invisible.
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  19. 10 Tips for Telling Your Children You Have Cancer

    10 Tips for Telling Your Children You Have Cancer
    Coping with a cancer diagnosis can be difficult. Should you tell your children or shouldn't you? Explore our top 10 tips for what to tell your children when you have cancer.
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  20. Top 5 Breast Cancer Breakthroughs of 2017

    Top 5 Breast Cancer Breakthroughs of 2017
      Discover hope with our our top five breakthroughs in new breast cancer treatments or developments in potential markers and causes for 2017. Read them here.
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  21. Essential Oils for Cancer: What You Need to Know

    Essential Oils for Cancer: What You Need to Know
    Can essential oils help cure cancer? Discover the facts about aromatherapy and chemotherapy.
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  22. Mastectomy & Post Surgery Bra Hacks

    Mastectomy & Post Surgery Bra Hacks
    Thousands of women lament about not being able to find a bra after a mastectomy or breast surgery. Women who have been there are a great source for bra hacks. Discover helpful tips for selecting a bra from other survivors.
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  23. Cancer and the Workplace

    Cancer and the Workplace
    The decision to return to work after cancer treatment or to work during treatment is a very personal one. The type of work that you do, the length of time that your treatment will last and the intensity of your side effects will all contribute to this decision. 
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  24. Turmeric and Breast Cancer

    Turmeric and Breast Cancer
    Several animal studies suggest turmeric has therapeutic properties for different types of cancer including breast, colon, stomach, prostate, and lung. However, many experts suggest that turmeric does not live up to its medicinal hype. 
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  25. 3 Ways Cannabis Oil Helps Fight Breast Cancer

    3 Ways Cannabis Oil Helps Fight Breast Cancer
    Looking for alternative cancer treatments? Read Headcovers take on cannabis oil & how it can help fight breast cancer. Learn more online today!
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  26. How to Grieve and Cope with Hair Loss

    How to Grieve and Cope with Hair Loss
    Issues with self esteem and anxiety can arise when experiencing hair loss, resulting in the need to grieve the loss of one's hair. Experiencing grief can help a person with hair loss to accept the loss and find ways to cope with their emotions and embrace their new look.
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  27. Getting a Free Wig: American Cancer Society Wigs

    Getting a Free Wig: American Cancer Society Wigs
    The American Cancer Society has "Gift Closets" in the U.S., which provide free wigs for cancer patients who are unable to purchase them. Learn how to get yours now!
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  28. Cold Caps During Chemo: Pros & Cons

    Cold Caps During Chemo: Pros & Cons
    Do cold caps prevent hair loss? Headcovers is breaking down the pros & cons to chemo cooling caps so that you can make the best decision. Read more!
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  29. 10 Toxic Substances to Avoid During Chemo

    10 Toxic Substances to Avoid During Chemo

    Undergoing Chemo Treatments?

    Avoid These 10 Toxic Household Products

    Oncologists often cannot explain why one person develops cancer and another does not, but research has shown certain chemicals and other substances are risk factors for cancer and other diseases. In healthy humans, the body is proficient at cleansing and detoxifying by eliminating accumulated waste products. When the body is unable to eliminate toxins fast enough to combat exposure to toxic waste, cells can begin to malfunction and grow out of control. Chemotherapy treatments can cause the body to become overloaded with toxins, causing fatigue, bloating, suppressed immunity,

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  30. Do You Lose Your Hair With Radiation?

    Do You Lose Your Hair With Radiation?
    Does radiation make you lose your hair? Side effects can range from mild to severe and will differ from person to person. Read more to learn how radiation treatments may affect you.
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