Tag: chemotherapy

19
May

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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30
Mar

What You Need To Know About Taxotere

It is common for patients undergoing chemotherapy to lose their hair. Typically, the hair begins to grow back once treatment has ended. If your treatments are long over but your hair hasn’t come in, Taxotere may be the culprit. The drug’s manufacturer, Sanofi-Aventis, allegedly knew that permanent hair loss, or alopecia, was a possible side effect of this drug but

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