Growing Back Your Hair After Breast Cancer Treatment: Useful Tips


Breast cancer can be treated in several ways, depending on the cancer stage. Treatments vary from patient to patient, but one thing is pretty common among patients who go through chemotherapy — hair loss.

Still undergoing chemotherapy treatment? Here are some tips on how to manage hair loss.

Not all patients struggle with this side effect. It depends on the type of medicine mixed in the chemotherapy and each patient’s individual reaction. After finishing your chemotherapy treatment, it’s time for your hair to slowly start to grow back.

In this video, shared by Breast Cancer Answers, listen to Dr. Marc Avram, a dermatologist of the Hair Foundation, while he discusses some facts about chemotherapy, hair loss and hair re-growth. Listen as the doctor explains that hair tends to grow in just a few months, usually curly, and sometimes in another color.  Tips are provided.

Wondering what chemotherapy does to your body? Find out more here.

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