Breast cancer can be treated in several ways, depending on the stage the cancer is at. One of the treatment options is chemotherapy. A lot has changed about chemotherapy over the last few years and not all chemotherapy treatments are the same, and it can vary from patient to patient.
But one thing is pretty common among patients that go through chemotherapy treatment, which is hair loss. Not all patients suffer from this side effect as it depends on the type of medicine that is mixed in the chemotherapy and as every patient is different, but it’s pretty normal that your hair weakens and starts to fall out little by little. In this video, shared by MonkeySee in 2014, listen to Dr. Marc Avram, a dermatologist of the Hair Foundation, talk about the side effects of chemotherapy, why you lose hair due to this treatment and provide some tips for managing hair loss induced by chemotherapy.
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