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MIAMI (CBS4) – Maxine Sonnenschein has a lot to smile about today. But for years after beating colon cancer, her self-confidence was shaken. “I lost my eyebrows during the treatment,” said Sonnenschein. Like many cancer patients, because of her chemotherapy treatment, Sonnenschein lost all her hair. “You can’t wear a wig on your eyebrows. They are either there or they’re not”, Sonnenschein said. “You’re always thinking that you look horrible, you feel like you’re a freak”. Sonnenschein is not alone. According to the Center for Dermatology and Hair Diseases, 65% of cancer patients experience hair loss because of treatment, 47% of female patients said they consider hair loss to be the most traumatic aspect of chemotherapy and 8% would decline chemotherapy due to fears of losing their hair. Going outside in the rain, sweating, even exercising became a problem for

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