Side effects and symptoms

Hair loss

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

Watch our hair loss video playlist

Watch our hair loss video playlist

In these videos, people with experience of cancer and hair loss share their stories. You can also watch tutorials on wigs, headwear and eye make up.

In these videos, people with experience of cancer and hair loss share their stories. You can also watch tutorials on wigs, headwear and eye make up.

Preparing for hair loss

There are things that you can do to help you feel more in control when your hair falls out.

Scalp cooling

Cooling your head in certain ways during chemotherapy may reduce or prevent hair loss.