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Hair loss due to Anastrozole
I have been on Anastrozole for almost 10 months and experiencing severe hair loss
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: May 9 6:31am
Talking about hair loss with children
I have had a mastectomy and am about to start chemotherapy. I had breast cancer 14 years ago when I also had chemotherapy. This time...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: May 23, 2016
Wigs! Hair loss with TC chemo
Two weeks after first round of chemo, my hair is starting to shed. Needing all your input on wigs. Is it worth getting one with...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jul 19, 2023
Biotin, Hair loss, Thyroid and Multivitamins
There has been discussions in this group about Biotin, hair loss and effect on thyroid lab tests. I have ignored because I do not take...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Apr 7 12:47pm
Anastrozole and side effects...hair loss/thinning and hair regrowth
I started taking anastrozole in May 2018. The worst side effect I had was hot flashes, but I was undergoing radiation and it was a...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Sep 9, 2023
Hair Loss Remedies for Thinning Hair on aromatase inhibitors?
Hi! I’m about to start endocrine therapy (AI plus Lupron) and am wondering if anyone has used any topical creams that helped with hair thinning,...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Mar 24 9:05pm
Question related to hair loss: What to expect as it falls out?
Last Wednesday I recached the 2nd week in my chemo and my hair started falling out, this was expected and although it freaked me out...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Nov 16, 2023
Capillus cap, or other laser caps for hair loss and thinning.
I am having hair loss and thinning from Tamoxifen. I do use Rogaine, which helps, somewhat. Has anyone had hair regrowth from laser treatment? I...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Dec 13, 2022
Anyone used anything that helps with chemo hair loss?
Has anyone used anything that has been effective for chemo hair loss? Mine is coming back, but slowly. It is patchy and frizzy and right...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Dec 18, 2023
Wigs: Prepping for hair loss due to chemo: Where to start?
Hey all, just prepping for the loss of my hair. I’d like to get a couple wigs but don’t know where to start. I can’t...
Last active: Aug 14, 2022
Anyone tried cooling systems with chemo to help prevent hair loss?
Has anyone tried the cooling systems with chemo to help prevent hair lose?
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Mar 20 2:40pm
Anyone use Propecia for hair loss and thinning from hormone blockers?
My dermatologist wants to give me 0.625 mg. of Propecia. It can be very successful for hair re- growth. I have been on different sites...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jan 15, 2023
Hair loss: Did you shave your head? What products did you use?
Just recently had my head shaved due to hair lossfrom chemo (TNBC) Is there a shampoo/conditioner I should use? What have y’all tried?
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Sep 5, 2023
Concerned about the side effects of anastrozole
I completed all treatments for breast cancer but now I am supposed to take hormone blocker, named anastrozole. im concerned about the side effects. Has...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Apr 27 1:15pm
How do you find the anti-estrogen therapy that's right for you?
I have been on Anastrozole for four weeks. I have brain fog, joint pain and extreme fatigue. My Doctor wants to switch me to Exemestane.I...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: May 13, 2022
Donating a Paxman Cold Cap
HelloI recently completed chemotherapy and used a cold cap to prevent hair loss. I only had some thinning on the top of my head. I...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Nov 6, 2023
Anyone feel devasted about how you look & feel? And guilty too?
My Oncologist's reply to my wanting to take Propecia for genetic, and Tamoxifen- induced hair loss and thinning was the following: "This is controversial. There...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: May 30, 2023
chemo resistant
I had been found to be chemo resistant...can't believe I had to go through all of the toxic reaction and hair loss for little if...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jan 19, 2019
How long do side effects last? - 1 1/2 year survivor
I am a breast cancer survivor. I had IDC stage 2. I had chemo TAC . Double mastectomy and total reconstruction. Although it has been...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Nov 16, 2022
Has anyone been given Trodelvy?
I finished 3 months of Keytruda, Taxol and Carboplatin followed by 3 months of Keytruda+AC (once every 3 weeks). I had my SMX on Sept...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Feb 8 9:20am