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If you have chemo for breast cancer do you lose your hair?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Likely

Chemotherapy generally affects growing cells.
Cells of the hair follicle are continuously growing and thus generally adversely affected by chemotherapy.

In brief: Likely

Chemotherapy generally affects growing cells.
Cells of the hair follicle are continuously growing and thus generally adversely affected by chemotherapy.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Sunil Mehra
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Yes

It depends on type of chemotherapeutic agent used.

In brief: Yes

It depends on type of chemotherapeutic agent used.
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