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Kidney Cancer Hair Loss: How to Cope With Losing Your Hair

Kidney Cancer Hair Loss

Finding out you have kidney cancer (also known as renal cancer) is scary. You’re bound to have lots of questions. After asking about the stages of cancer and what the prognosis is, often one of the first questions asked is, “Will I lose my hair?” Hair loss is typically not a side effect of the cancer itself, but the treatments selected to battle the cancer. Chemotherapy medications often damage the hair right at the hair follicle, causing...

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