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Hair extensions?

Has anyone tried hair extensions while waiting for their hair to grow back?  My daughter is 19 and thankfully has been in remission for 6 months.  She had a rough time dealijng with the hair loss and has worn wigs since she lost her hair.  Her real hair is about 2-3 inches and she does not want to have short hair so she is still wearing her long wig.  However, she starts a job as a camp counselor this summer and will have to swim.  We're looking into getting hair extensions but not sure if her hair is too short.

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i don't know anymore

I've been cancer free for over ten years now (I'm seventeen). My specific illness (Langerhan's Cell Histiocytosis) was only recently classified as a cancer and I feel like my entire world has changed. I don't know what I'm feeling or how to express it. I can't remember most of my childhood due to trauma (eighteen surgeries before my eleventh birthday, chemotherapy for eleven months, bilateral hearing loss, etc.). I've never felt like a survivor, but I also know that I've never been "healthy" (in terms of not having cancer, that is).

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My First Forum march 2017

I want to reach out to fellow cancer survivors in my community.  I need help with how to start this service.  Any suggestions?

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Boyfriend left after depression from testicular cancer

Hey Everybody,

I don't know what to do in this situation or what to think so here I am reaching out to others that may have had similar situations or may have something to offer.

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Statistics on getting lymphoma

i have read that, statistically at least, vegetarians and people who take vitamins and food supplements, especially those high in antioxidants, are more likely to get lymphoma. The vegetarians, even those who use so-called "organic" vegetables, probably consume more insecticides and chemicals which are for the most part non water soluble and can't be washed off and can stay in the soil for decades. Thats one possible explanation. Any ideas on the antioxidants? My belief has been that 90% of cancers are caused by genetics and dumb luck (chromosome dislocation).

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hi im just wondering if there's anyone else who suffers with VIN 3. I m 28 and got twin girls and was diagnosed over 12 months ago.  Within this time ive had 2 lots of laser surgery both in and out and removal of some of my labia,  its just not getting any better and no one actually gets what i've got and find it hard talking to family as they make mw feel im making an issue over nothing  . Im in again for 3rd lot of surgery on both sides and wonder if ot ever gets better???  X

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relate in washington state

where to start well i guess the best place to start in any story is the beging...in april of 2015 i got the news no one wishes to ever get..YOU HAVE CANCER, needless to say i ended up in a blank space i was numb for weeks. i didnt eat, barely spoke and all i wanted to do was lay in bed alone. i was dianossed with stage 1 grade 3 uterine cancer. in the beging after the countless blood draws the doctors discovered for the last two years my blood levels had droped to 6.1 which if you are not aware the body is supposed to have 12 total.

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Trying to find someone who understands - Laryngeal Cancer 21 y/o

A year ago today I had my right vocal cord removed to get rid of the remaining cancer. I was a singer prior to the surgeries and I can't sing anymore, I am trying to find someone who has suffered a physical loss like this to connect with? My friends and family keep saying that it is a blessing that I am still alive and that is all there is to it but I feel so alone in this battle right now. 

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