Cancer Patients & Hair Loss
Hair loss is one of the most well known side effects of cancer treatment. Cancer drugs may cause:
-Mild thinning of your hair
Generally, chemotherapy is the type of cancer drug treatment most likely to cause hair loss. Complete hair loss is very unlikely with any other type of treatment. But some other cancer drugs can cause hair thinning. We can't tell beforehand who will be affected or how badly. Some drugs are more likely to cause hair loss than others.
Cancer Treatments and Hair Loss
(The following information is provided as a courtesy from the National Cancer Institute. Click to enlarge for better viewing.)