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Take the Pledge!

OCTOBER is the international Breast Cancer Awareness month and what better way to show your support for women fighting cancer than by donating from your own hair to help them cope better with the harsh side effects of chemotherapy?

One Wig Stand in collaboration with L'Oreal Professionnel are organizing a special hair donation event at City Centre Beirut, teaming up with top L'Oreal hair stylists for an afternoon of free cuts and styling for all who wish to donate.

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Review: The DONNA Glove

We recently heard about a new breast self-check product coming to Lebanon: the DONNA Glove, advertised to amplify sensitivity during a Breast Self-Exam (BSE). But with several BSE options out there, what makes this particular one stand out? We got in touch with the DONNA Glove’s distributers in Lebanon to find out more and they kindly provided us with a sample to try out. After a few days of testing and getting a better sense of the product, here’s our review and personal take on the DONNA Glove.

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Illustrating the Cancer Experience: Interview with Ranya Ghazaly

We came across "What Happened when Mommy Got Cancer" a children's book written by Mathuin, a seven-year-old boy and son of Jocelyn Smith who went through breast cancer treatment. We took a few minutes to talk with the illustrator of this book, Ranya Ghazaly, who tackling such a sensitive matter to work on this special children's book developed some invaluable insight to approaching the subject of cancer.

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My Wife’s Battle with Breast Cancer

"In September of 2007, I married the girl of my dreams. Five months later, Jennifer was diagnosed with Stage 3B Breast Cancer." starts the story of an American couple's battle against breast cancer and how it changed both their lives forever. Following plenty of ups and downs in her cancer treatment, Jennifer unfortunately passed away but the photographs taken by her husband Angelo stand as a honest testament of what this part of their life was like and the beauty she has left behind to inspire others..

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Q & A #2: 16 Food Items and their Link

Following our recent Q&A with nutritionist Diane Nicolas (read our previous Q&A with her here), we had another important question - or shall we say several mini-questions - to ask her. Among them, the tie between certain foods and their role in raising the risk of developing cancer. Is it true? Find out here..

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