Published in Cancer Weekly, September 20th, 2005
According to a study from United Kingdom, "Alopecia is a common side effect of chemotherapy treatments for cancer; for some individuals this results in complete hair loss. The extent of this depends on many factors including the type or combination of drugs administered, and their doses."
"Further, it can in some cases be lessened through use of scalp cooling techniques. This method of reducing hair loss has been available since the 1970s. However, previous evidence suggests that nurses are apathetic about its use, which in turn might mean that patients...
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