When does the hair stop falling out?
Hi, I'm new to this forum. I was diagnosed with early BC and am now 5wks post my last chemo (4 rounds). I wore a cold cap throughout and lost most of my hair but managed to retain a bit so I could wear it in a tiny bun and along with caps/scarves 'pretend' to the outside world that nothing had changed. But now 5wks on it's…
Cold cap during chemo
Has anyone tried it, did it work to reduce hair loss?
FYI - I did post in private group last night but no response so thought I'd try here as well. :-) Hi there all, Strange question for you all for a Sunday night - I'm on my 13th round of Kisqali, still on 3 tablets which is highest dose. I'm taking in combination with Letrozole and the bone strengthening injection every 2-3…
Post TNBC: cope and hope
Hello all, It has been a good solid 12 months since I posted on this forum. Have jumped on a few occasions but didnʻt quite feel that I was ready to contribute anything meaningful. An enormous warm hug to all the women with a TNBC diagnosis; I also am part of this camp. Diagnosed Aug 2020, had AC/Paclitaxel until Jan 2021…
Hair loss question
Hi Everyone, so it is day 20 after my first chemo and when i washed my hair this morning I noticed that there was way more hair than usual in my hands on then on my towel when drying it.. I keep it naturally short and am going to shave it. Today is Tuesday and my best mate is a hairdresser who is going to come over for…
Hair cut before cold cap?
Hello there! I am going to start chemo soon and am going to use a cold cap. I've read your hair may still fall out so I'm wondering if I should still make a hair appointment to get it cut pretty short? Did any ladies with the cold cap get their hair cut short before starting chemo or should I just wait and see how my hair…
Hair loss / extreme thinning with bone Mets medication
Hello, I would really value some advice on if it is possible to overcome the hair loss side effects of medication. My hair has really thinned out in the scalp region. I have been taking both Verzenio and Letrozole for a year to manage the bone Mets. I am now starting to feel self conscious at work. I can feel the…
@Vix1963 message moved from the activity section by BCNA moderator. Hi peeps Last 7 days been a whirlwind- HISTORY-24 years ago I had two lumpectomies ,one from each breast - both benign. Have had regular mammograms ever since EXCEPT 2020 when Andrews shutdown screening . So it was three years between my last mammogram and…