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when I had chemo I lost my hair. Why hasn't Amy Michelson lost her hair?

By Anonymous April 12, 2010 - 7:50am
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My daughter went through chemo for breast cancer and used Penguin cold cap which saved her beautiful long curly hair. It did thin out quite a bit, but if you didn't know her, you would not know it. Unfortunately it is not covered by insurance and it's rather expensive, $5700 for 4 months treatment and lots of rules to take care of your hair, but worth it for her emotional well being.

November 15, 2016 - 9:33pm
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Susan, I was asking about Amy, wife of golfer Phil. As my husband and I were watching the Masters he commented as to why she had not lost her hair. I was just curious since I also saw her on TV at the Masters and she looked great. I have been in recovery for 6 yrs and I know a lot has changed. In fact I never heard of a "cold cap." I started wearing a wig which I was told looked nice, but I couldn't stand it by the end of the day and I ended up wearing a baseball cap with a pink ribbon logo. One positive thing is I never had a bad hair day. Thanks for the insight and I second your Yay for Phil winning the Masters. Denise

April 12, 2010 - 12:30pm
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