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Women With Cancer Can Get A Full Refund Of Their Wig



According to recent survey the cancer disease is responsible for the deaths of 60,359 women per year in 2015. Between 1980 and 2015, the i...

According to recent survey the cancer disease is responsible for the deaths of 60,359 women per year in 2015. Between 1980 and 2015, the increase was 278.1 cases per 100,000 men worldwide for men. For women, there is an increase from 176 to 254 per 100,000 women. Women would be more affected by breast cancer globally. A major health problem, when we know that the disease is the leading cause of premature death before 65 years.

Wigs reimbursed for greater comfort of patients
Thus, as early as March or April, wigs will be fully reimbursed for women with the disease. For now, class 1 wigs are reimbursed for 250 euros. Rates will also be set for wigs which will now be capped at 350 euros, a price limit that should not be exceeded on the market. This announcement was published in the Official Journal on Friday and is a real relief for patients who can not all afford to buy a wig, which is sometimes essential in their fight against the disease.

Negotiations with manufacturers are expected to be completed by the end of January. There are several types of wigs. Those corresponding to the class 1 category correspond to wigs with synthetic fibers, will be reimbursed in full and their price will be capped at 350 euros. Wigs called "class 2", which contain at least 30% natural hair, will be capped at the price of 700$ and reimbursed to the tune of 250$.

The Rose Up Cancer Association reacted to this news and said the patients "will have a quality wig fully reimbursed without any dependents".

The wig, this accessory that restores self-confidence

To compensate for hair loss due to chemotherapy, the wig is a therapeutic device for women. The time of regrowth, most women are struggling to cope with this new appearance. To no longer suffer the pitying look of others and because a beautiful appearance helps to overcome the disease with courage, wigs remain an essential accessory for the well-being and image of patients and represent a revival of femininity that helps to overcome the disease. Hair loss due to invasive treatments such as chemotherapy where radiotherapy has led prosthetists to offer a multitude of wigs on the market. Goods that often are sold at elite prices and do not take into account that they represent a care for the woman with cancer. The government's initiative, by capping prices and paying them back in full, eases the pain of these women fighting their disease.

Symptoms of breast cancer
Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer in women. Risk factors such as genetic predisposition could increase the risk of localized cancer. It is important to get tested at the gynecologist at least once a year. Some signs may also alert you to the presence of an abnormality that should be reported immediately to your doctor:

- Breast-level, fixed or mobile
- Unusual change in the shape of a breast
- Spontaneous flow in the nipple
-Retractation of the nipple inside
-Change of the skin (color or texture) of the nipple.
Women With Cancer Can Get A Full Refund Of Their Wig