Hair loss

We recognise that losing one's hair can be a very distressing side effect of some treatments for cancer. We hope you will find the following resources helpful. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to call a member of the LJMC team and they will be pleased to help you.

  • Organisations
  • Patient information
Cancer Hair Care

Cancer Hair Care

Advice on a broad range of specialist cancer-related hair care subjects.

My New Hair

My New Hair

provides information, advice and support for people experiencing
medical hair loss.

LJMC publications


Wigs Wigs

If you have lost or are going to lose your hair as a result of cancer treatment, you can get a wig through the NHS. This publication explains the process you need to follow. If you have any further questions, please get in touch with the LJMC Helpline.

HHC305 HHC305 - Alopecia Long term hair loss (alopecia)



Last updated: March 31, 2020

> Download our leaflet about wigs and how to obtain one through the NHS

> Find out about headwear workshops

If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to contact the LJMC on 020 3826 2555.