Side effects and symptoms

Hair loss

Cancer treatment can cause hair loss. Find ways to cope, and to look after your hair and scalp.

Hair loss during cancer treatment

Hair loss during cancer treatment

Bengu describes her experience of coping with hair loss due to cancer treatment.

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British Sign Language version

Bengu describes her experience of coping with hair loss due to cancer treatment.

About our cancer information videos

British Sign Language version

General information Preventing hair loss

Scalp cooling may help to reduce hair loss from the head caused by some chemotherapy drugs. Treating thinning hair carefully can also prevent further hair loss.

General information After treatment

Your hair may grow back after treatment but it might have changed. It’s important to care for your new hair.