Prevention is better than cure for chemo-induced alopecia: Prof Rod Sinclair

The majority of breast cancer survivors with persistent chemotherapy-induced alopecia will respond to topical minoxidil or low dose oral minoxidil (LDOM), according to dermatologist Professor Rod Sinclair and international colleagues. However prevention of hair loss via scalp hypothermia or novel approaches such as cyclin-dependent kinase 4/6 inhibitors to mitigate taxane-induced hair follicle damage, will be ...

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