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Why some cancer patients on chemo keep their hair while others lose it?

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Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
The drug.: Some chemotherapy drugs cause hair loss, and others don't. That's the short and simple answer!

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A 32-year-old member asked:

Do cancer patients lose their hair from the chemo or the actual cancer? Also is it just women that lose their hair or men too?

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Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Chemotherapy: Hair loss is side effect of chemotherapy that happened in both man and woman

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