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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.

Breast Cancer Care

Headstrong Hair Loss Advisory Service

see Breast Cancer Care

My New Hair

My New Hair

Provides public advice and supports independent salons and professionals who provide a wig styling service for people suffering from cancer and 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: November 17, 2017

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