USEFUL LINKS

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bold beanies

Bold Beanies was set up by Emilienne who lost her hair during chemotherapy treatment for advanced Breast Cancer aged 31.

 

Emilienne's thoughtfully and sustainably made product range to help others with cancer hair loss has been designed for comfort, ease and style.

 

Her award-winning headwear for women, men, kids and teens as well as caring gifts and helpful blog brings together a wealth of personal experience and other useful information, especially for younger people and families living with Cancer.

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BREAST CANCER NOW

Breast Cancer Now is the only specialist UK-wide charity in the UK providing care, support and information to anyone affected by breast cancer. 

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CANCER CENTRAL

Cancer Central is a new and growing digital platform providing a central source of information for those affected by cancer and those who care for them. Find up-to-date cancer information, services and support near you.

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cancer hair care

A charity providing expert consultations, information, support and services for people experiencing hair loss due to chemotherapy and other cancer treatments.

 

Their website has detailed information on all aspects of hair loss including scalp and hair care, wigs and headwear, and hair regrowth, and includes video case studies and tutorials.

 

They also have useful resources for talking to children about hair loss as well as a directory of suppliers.
 

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CANCERPAL

CancerPal is an online platform that supports the friends and family of those going through cancer. They provide information, tips and product recommendations to help support a loved one going through cancer. They also host the CancerPal Marketplace which lists hundreds of products to help ease the nasty side effects of cancer treatments, including hair loss.

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CANCER RESEARCH UK SHOP

Cancer Research UK shop have handpicked their own range of helpful little things for all stages of treatment and recover.  Whether you are shopping for yourself or a loved one, the profits from your purchase go back into cancer research.

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CHEMO HAIR LOSS COACH

A specialist online supplier of products, headwear, fringes and courses, specifically for people with cancer related hair loss and new growth. This social enterprise style shop donates profits from every sale to charity ‘Cancer Hair Care’. You can also obtain free resources such as hair loss dolls from this site. 

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CHEMOGIFTBAGS

Chemogiftbags is for ladies and gents undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer and are based in Reading, Berkshire, operating in the whole of Thames Valley.

 

Chemogiftbags hope to bring some comfort at a difficult time. Each bag has been prepared by people who care and includes useful items such as: body wash, shampoo, cozy fluffy socks, beanie hats, and lots more. Click the button for more information, or to request a giftbag.

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HAIR REBORN

Hair Reborn are ready to help you deal with hair loss through cancer chemotherapy, with understanding, support and practical advice, from the first time you are told that you may lose your hair through to styling your hair as it grows back.

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knitted knockers

Knitted Knockers are special handmade breast prosthesis for women who have undergone mastectomies or

other procedures to the breast.

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LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER (LGFB)

Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) is the only international cancer support charity that helps women and teenagers manage the visible side effects of cancer treatment.

Their free confidence boosting skincare and make-up Workshops and Masterclasses are held across the UK for women undergoing treatment for any type of cancer. Led by LGFB Beauty Volunteers, the sessions are an opportunity to meet others in a similar situation whilst being taught vital skills such as how to draw on missing eyebrows and eyelashes.

They have also created lots of online tutorials for those who are unable to attend one of their sessions or who would like some extra advice.

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Macmillan support

Macmillan know how a cancer diagnosis can affect everything. So they provide support for you and to help you take back some control in your life. From help with money worries and advice about work, to someone who’ll listen if you just want to talk.

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MAGGIE'S

Find help and information from professional staff or join groups and classes to make coping with cancer easier

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MAKE 2NDS COUNT

Make 2nds Count is a patient and family focused charity dedicated to giving hope to women and men living with secondary breast cancer.

 

We strive to do this by raising awareness and funding medical research that will contribute to advancing an increased quality of life for patients. Our community programme supports patients and families affected by this incurable disease.

 

Together we can Make 2nds Count.

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MELANIE DALY

As a qualified make-up artist and hair stylist based in Putney, South West London, Melanie offers all the regular make-up services for weddings, photo shoots and special occasions etc.  As a cancer survivor herself, she is  very passionate about giving something special to fellow cancer patients.

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OWISE

OWise is a free app for people with breast cancer, helping them to regain control of their lives from the first day of diagnosis. OWise has been designed to empower patients with personalised information and self-management tools.
 

The app provides the user with personalised medical information based on the user’s profile details, as well as a tailored list of suggested questions to help them improve conversations with their clinicians. Patients can also actively monitor their treatment side-effects over time and share their progress with their clinical team and loved ones.

 

Additionally, OWise enables patients to store, enter and visualise all the information about their cancer treatment in one secure place (appointments, treatment plan, notes, photos and audio recordings).


"I used the OWise app to record daily stats throughout my primary diagnosis & treatment. It was invaluable for helping my care team to review any changes in my treatment & effects. It took all my fear away." - OWise User

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shine cancer support

Shine Cancer Support is a UK charity that exists exclusively to support adults in their 20s, 30s, and 40s who have

experienced a cancer diagnosis.

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SUBURBAN TURBAN

Find out more about what hat would suit your head shape by visiting Suburban Turban.

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the c-list

A one-stop shop for all things beauty when it comes to being on cancer treatment.  

 

All profits go back into The C List Community.

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THE LITTLE PRINCESS TRUST

The Little Princess Trust provides real hair wigs, free of charge, to children and young people up to the age of 24 who have lost their own hair due to cancer treatment and other conditions. 


The charity has, since 2016, also committed more than £7million to projects focused on kinder and more effective treatments for childhood cancers. 

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TREKSTOCK

Our vision is a future where anyone in their 20s or 30s who has heard the words "it's cancer" is given tailored support that matches their unique needs.


We’re the only charity that offers tailored support to this age group of cancer patients and we work to tackle social isolation and improve quality of life through and beyond their treatment. 
 

Our mission is to provide support, guidance and connection to a community of young adults who have been diagnosed with cancer through unique experiences, specialist advice designed to keep them active during or beyond treatment, informative events and expert information.
 

Getting diagnosed with cancer is like becoming part of a club you never wanted to join - but know we’re here to help you figure it out. Community is at the heart of what we do. If you’ve felt isolated in the wake of your cancer diagnosis, our community will help you feel connected.

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