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Are there any chemotherapeautic medications that will not cause hair loss for bone cancer?
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Dr. Guy DaSilva
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Chemo & hair loss
The nature of chemo for cancer is to stop division of highly proliferative cells like cancer; however, because the skin, GI tract and bone marrow are also highly proliferative, these areas, which includes hair follicles, also get targeted by chemo.
So if a.

In brief: Chemo & hair loss
The nature of chemo for cancer is to stop division of highly proliferative cells like cancer; however, because the skin, GI tract and bone marrow are also highly proliferative, these areas, which includes hair follicles, also get targeted by chemo.
So if a.
Dr. Guy DaSilva
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Dr. William A Biermann
Not all chemotherapy drug will cause hair loss in the majority of patients. There are some such as gemzar that cause hair loss uncommonly
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