I think sometimes the idea of losing one's hair isn't
really a vanity issue.
It seems to me that it perhaps relates more to the
sense that there is a "stigma" to having cancer. And the
agony resides in slowly being transformed into someone that must
reveal to the world through the show of their baldness that they have
This I think might create much of the dread of losing
one's hair. I imagine it is the fear of being not a person that
has cancer but being suddenly transformed into CANCER with one's true
self trapped inside.
- Daisy (nhl-info)