(Sewell, NJ) -- Cancer, alopecia, and Trichotillomania are all diseases and conditions that can cause hair loss. As a result, many adults have a difficult enough time coping with their hair falling out, by turning to wigs or scarves. But young children who have cancer themselves or are watching friends or parents struggle with the disease may find it especially hard to understand and accept baldness. That's what cancer patient Jane Bingham, a mother of four from Sewell, New Jersey, found, at least. She's now involved in a crusade to help young girls see, in her words, "bald is beautiful."
Lynn Eib works as a patient advocate in Hanover, PA offering emotional and spiritual support to cancer patients and their caregivers. She knows a thing or two about what cancer patients are going through. That’s because she is a cancer survivor herself.
A cancer diagnosis turns a person's world upside down. But acts of kindness from family, friends, an even strangers can make a world of difference and offer hope during a dark time. This video highlights just two examples of extraordinary acts of kindness towards cancer patients.
A special group of cancer survivors look forward to what life has in store for them. And, many hope to use their own wisdom to help others navigate their experience with facing cancer. Watch this video for inspiration and please let us know what you’re looking forward to in a comment.