When a loved one is diagnosed with cancer it can come as a big shock and leave you lost for words and feeling helpless. Knowing what to say can be hard, especially if you don’t have prior experience with this. The sudden shock, sadness and uncertainty can lead to saying the wrong things, even when they are well intended.
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Cotton is a natural fiber and one of the most common plants on earth. It has been woven into fabric and turned into clothing since ancient times. The texture, thickness and softness of the resulting fabric has a lot to do with how the cotton was grown and the fibers were handled during the manufacturing process.
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When selecting headwear for somebody who has lost their hair due to chemotherapy it is important to not only think of the aesthetic aspect but to also keep in mind that Chemo induced hair loss often results in a very sensitive scalp. For this reason, soft, breathable headwear that fits well on a head with no hair is the best choice.
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