Does Radiation Cause Hair Loss?

Does radiation cause hair loss the same way that chemotherapy does?

One Answer to “Does Radiation Cause Hair Loss?”

  1. Will Says:

    Radiation causes hair loss in the treated area. Unlike chemotherapy, it does not cause hair loss all over the body.

    2 examples of how radiation causes hair loss:

    With breast radiation, for example, hair around the nipples will fall out (and might not grow again). With head radiation, radiation will cause hair loss on your head.

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