Taxotere Causing Permanent Hair Loss In Patients

Although people who are prescribed chemotherapy drugs often see hair loss as part of the process, they also expect that their hair will gross back after they’ve finished. Yet, many patients who were prescribed Taxotere experienced permanent hair loss. Taxotere Was Marketed as a Faster Way to Finish Chemotherapy Taxotere was marketed as a faster way to finish chemotherapy for

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Taxotere Permanent Hair Loss Lawsuits Moving Forward

Taxotere, a chemotherapy drug, was originally approved for the treatment of breast cancer. Like many chemotherapy drugs, people understood the likelihood of hair loss. Hair loss is something most people understand as a usual side effect of chemotherapy. While Taxotere has the risk of hair loss during treatment, it is different when compared to other chemotherapy drugs. Generally, after the

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Taxotere Plaintiffs Granted MDL: What This Means

Recently, Taxotere lawsuits were granted an MDL. MDL is an acronym that stands for multi-district litigation. If you had alopecia because of Taxotere or if you’re considering whether you should file a Taxotere lawsuit, you may wonder how this designation will affect the lawsuits as they move forward. Explaining MDL A multi-district lawsuit is commonly seen in defective drug and

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How Taxotere Side Effects Can Devastate Cancer Survivors

Many people can cope with wearing a wig during chemotherapy treatment for cancer. It’s a common side effect of many cancer treatments and it’s usually temporary. If you were treated with Taxotere, however, that may not be the case.  You may suffer permanent hair loss, known as alopecia.  In these cases, a wig is no longer just a temporary solution,

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What Happens To Women Who Suffer From Permanent Hair Loss?

Taxotere, a chemotherapy drug used in the treatment of breast cancer, usually causes hair loss. Most women who are facing this life-threatening condition are willing to take the temporary loss of their hair in exchange for an increased chance of survival. However, for some women, the drug causes a longer-term side effect known as alopecia. Alopecia occurs when a person

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