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Nicole Eggert Shaves Her Head Following Breast Cancer Diagnosis

The 'Baywatch' alum told PEOPLE in January that she had been diagnosed with stage 2 cribriform carcinoma breast cancer in December 2023

<p>Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images; Nicole Eggert/Instagram</p> Nicole Eggert shaves her head following breast cancer diagnosis

Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images; Nicole Eggert/Instagram

Nicole Eggert shaves her head following breast cancer diagnosis

Nicole Eggert is sharing an update in her cancer journey.

After exclusively revealing her breast cancer diagnosis to PEOPLE in January, the actress, 52, shared a video of herself shaving her head on Thursday amid her treatment.

At the start of the Instagram video, which was set to the Beastie Boys’ song “Fight For Your Right," Eggert smiled at the camera before picking up a pair of hair clippers. She then began shaving her hair off before the video transitioned into a sped-up recording of the process.

The star's daughter Keegan, 12, then appeared in the video to help her mom shave the back of her head before Eggert took over with the clippers again.

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Displaying a big, bright smile as she completed the process, Eggert ended the video by stroking her head and sharing photos of herself and her daughter hugging and smiling at the camera.

The Charles in Charge alum captioned the post with a quote from author Madeleine Eames.

<p>Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images; Nicole Eggert/Instagram</p> Nicole Eggert shaves her head following breast cancer diagnosis

Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images; Nicole Eggert/Instagram

Nicole Eggert shaves her head following breast cancer diagnosis

“Maybe healing involves not so much changing ourselves but allowing ourselves to be who we are — Madeleine Eames,” her caption read.

"Sending you a big hug ❤," wrote Jennie Garth in the comments section, while Alyssa Milano added, "Grace. You have the most grace. It’s inspiring and I appreciate you."

<p>Nicole Eggert/Instagram</p> Nicole Eggert shared a video of the process on Instagram

Nicole Eggert/Instagram

Nicole Eggert shared a video of the process on Instagram

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The Baywatch alum shaving her head comes after she cut her hair and sported a new shorter 'do in February.

"Stay one step ahead of ur fears and u will never be defeated #fkcancer #shorthairdontcare," Eggert wrote alongside a video of her locks being cut. "Thank u to @michelledavidhair for laughing along with me and giving me this cute new do when I was just going to shave it all off 💕."

In January, Eggert told PEOPLE she had been diagnosed with stage 2 cribriform carcinoma breast cancer in December 2023.

"This journey's been rough for me. This hasn't been a breezy sale through life,” she said at the time. “I always read inspirational quotes and corny stuff, but it gets me through.”

<p>Nicole Eggert/Instagram</p> Nicole Eggert smiled as she revealed her newly shaved head

Nicole Eggert/Instagram

Nicole Eggert smiled as she revealed her newly shaved head

In addition to Keegan, Eggert is also the mother of daughter Dilyn, 25. She previously told PEOPLE that it’s “not been an easy road” financially for her as a single mother, leading to a GoFundMe page being set up on her behalf to help support the medical costs of her treatment.

“I absolutely 100% want to start a non-profit for other single parents such as myself, who don't have any family, don't have anybody to turn to,” she told PEOPLE in January. “They take on all this by themselves because they love their kids so much, but when something happens to them, then what?”

“I've gotten such an outpouring of love and it makes you feel so good. It changes your whole day and other people just don't have that,” she added. “So I really want to figure out a way to give back to other parents that are in my situation that aren't as fortunate.”

Women of all ages are advised to practice "breast self-awareness," enabling them to familiarize themselves with how their breasts look and feel.  This will help in being able to detect changes during breast self-examinations.

The American Cancer Society also advises that from the age of 40, women should start thinking about getting annual mammograms, and by 45, they should be undergoing the annual mammograms.

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