Prevention of hair loss with chemo?

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Question from Giselle: Are there any studies going on concerning prevention of hair loss during chemotherapy?
Answers - Eric Winer, M.D. There is interest once again in looking at an ice cap to prevent hair loss with chemotherapy; perhaps even more importantly there is more and more interest in drugs that do not cause hair loss. We all hope that hair loss as a result of cancer treatment will at some point in the future be a problem of the past.

The Ask-the-Expert Online Conference called Updates From the 2010 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium featured Eric Winer, M.D. and Marisa Weiss, M.D. answering your questions about the latest updates on breast cancer risk, screening, and treatment in early and metastatic breast cancer.

Editor's Note: This conference took place in December 2010.

The materials presented in these conferences do not necessarily reflect the views of A qualified healthcare professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product or regimen discussed. All readers should verify all information and data before employing any therapies described here.

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