Cancer patients receive hair donated by the community – Photo: DUONG LUONG
On the afternoon of September 15, Ms. Thanh and many cancer patients being treated at K Hospital (Tan Trieu campus, Hanoi) received hair from real hair donated by the community in the program “Hair for patients”. cancer”.
This is an activity that K Hospital cooperates with the organizers to call on women to share their hair to make wigs and donate to patients undergoing cancer treatment.
Holding the newly donated hair, Ms. Thanh (breast cancer patient, residing in Tuyen Quang province) said emotionally:
“Since radiation treatment, my hair has gradually fallen out, until there is no hair left. Every time I go out on the street, people look at me like a “strange creature”, I have to wear a hood wherever I go, even though it’s hot. Today, receiving this hair is really happy, very emotional. Thank you everyone for sharing your hair for cancer patients like us.”
Also a patient who received hair from the program, Ms. Nguyen Thi Quyen (60 years old, residing in Quang Ninh province) confidently smiled: “Now I can confidently go out. A wig is not cheap either. , the patients we want very much, but we can’t afford to buy them. I hope that everyone will continue to have such meaningful programs.”
The donated hair will be made into wigs for cancer patients – Photo: DUONG LUONG
Formerly a breast cancer patient and treated at the hospital, Ms. Nguyen Thi Hien (47 years old, residing in Thanh Hoa province) understands more than anyone the emotions when women no longer have hair.
“I live in Thanh Hoa, took the car from home early in the morning, on the way here I was very nervous. I hope that my hair will be a gift for women undergoing cancer treatment, helping them to be confident. .
This is the second time Nguyen Bao Ngoc (14 years old, Hanoi) has donated her hair to cancer patients. “4 years ago, I donated my hair once, now my hair is long, so I cut it off to give it to the aunts and uncles who have cancer,” Bao Ngoc said.
The hairs become the loving “bridge” of the community for cancer patients. “Hopefully the hair after reaching the sick will be a gift for them to have more motivation to fight the disease. At least they will be beautiful warriors with long hair,” said a hair donor. shared in the program.
The hair will be a gift for women undergoing cancer treatment, helping them to be more confident and optimistic – Photo: DUONG LUONG
The desired hair to be donated to cancer patients (hair cut or registered for haircut) can be sent to: Social Work Department, K Hospital, Tan Trieu campus; Address No. 30, Cau Buu, Tan Trieu, Thanh Tri, Hanoi. Tel: 0869379711