Why and How Hair Loss Happens During Breast Cancer Treatment - breast cancer and hair loss

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Chemotherapy and hair loss: What to expect during treatment - Mayo Clinic breast cancer and hair loss


Find out how to prepare for hair loss and how to look after your hair and scalp during chemotherapy.

Hair loss will usually begin gradually within two or three weeks of starting treatment. For some people it may be sooner and more sudden. You may lose all or.

Hair loss occurs because chemotherapy targets all rapidly dividing cells—healthy cells as well as cancer cells. Hair follicles, the structures in.

If your treatment for breast cancer includes chemotherapy, whole brain radiation, or tamoxifen, you may experience hair loss or thinning hair.

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