TV anchor reveals natural hair after cancer fight

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (CNN/WMC) — A television anchor in Tennessee has shared her battle with breast cancer with her audience.

On Wednesday, Pam McKelvy took a final step in her journey — and she did it on camera.

“A woman’s relationship with her hair is sacred. Her hair is her crown of glory. And for women in TV, it’s intensified. I lost my hair after chemo and I’ve been wearing a wig since this past March. Today, I’m taking it off for good. This is a milestone ‘blessed’ experience for me.”

McKelvy’s cancer was discovered during her annual mammogram, and she had a double mastectomy to remove the cancer. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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