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Is it true u lose hair during radiation as well?

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Étude du cancer du sein environ 7 ans
 
  • Cheryl Wornham Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    I went through radiation and now taking tamoxifen my hair has not fallen out or getting thin
    environ 7 ans Signal
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      anonymous
      Learning About Breast Cancer

      Thanks, Cheryl.

      environ 7 ans Signal
  • anonymous Profile
    anonymous
    Survivor since 2012
    Only if they treat your scalp. If you have it one your breast area you do not. Now some of the medications you are given afterwards can cause hair thinning like tamoxifen.
    environ 7 ans Signal
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      anonymes
      Étude du cancer du sein

      Thank u for that info. God bless.

      environ 7 ans Signal
  • Jacquie B Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    I didn't during radiation. Yes with tamoxifen. Good thing I have lots of hair, but I loose lots every day.
    environ 7 ans Signal
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      anonymes
      Étude du cancer du sein

      Thank u. God bless

      environ 7 ans Signal
    • anonymous Profile
      anonymous
      Survivor since 2012

      Now ladies understand you need to check with your doctor before you take any supplements but I have been taking biotin and Pre natal vitamins everyday. I'm using nioxin shampoe for thinning hair. I give myself scalp massages , hot il treatments...

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      Now ladies understand you need to check with your doctor before you take any supplements but I have been taking biotin and Pre natal vitamins everyday. I'm using nioxin shampoe for thinning hair. I give myself scalp massages , hot il treatments and hang my head upside down for a few minutes each day for good blood flow to the scalp. All this seems to be helping some.

      environ 7 ans Signal
  • Dollie Crabtree Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    I had radiation on my spine to help shrink a tumor I have in my tailbone and I lost the hair in that area. It was just localized in the area that the radiation was given.
    environ 7 ans Signal
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      Étude du cancer du sein

      Thanks.

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