Cancer is one of the most devastating forces known to man. It comes in many forms, all capable of ending lives, splitting up families, and breaking hearts. Fortunately, treatment options are gradually improving and survival rates are going up for many forms of cancer.
However, the chemotherapy that patients have to undergo can often take its toll, both emotionally and physically. Many cancer patients of all genders and ages end up losing their hair as a result of their treatment, but hair donations are on the rise.
All around the world, people are choosing to give up their own locks to make wigs for cancer patients, as well as those dealing with other health conditions that result in hair loss. Here are 50 photos of these kind donors, both before and after their donations.