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Health Tip: Preparing for a Wig During Cancer Treatment

(HealthDay News) -- If you're coping with hair loss during cancer treatment, you may be considering a wig.

To prepare for a wig during cancer treatment, Breastcancer.org suggests:

  • Find pictures of your preferred color, length and style.

  • Cut your hair short.

  • Look online, at a wig shop or through a charity program.

  • Call your health insurance company. It may cover the cost of a wig.

  • If your treatment hasn't started, consider searching for a wig ahead of time.

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