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Does your hair grow back after your last chemo?

Yes, but it may not do so immediately. Hair always grows back after chemotherapy, but it can take up to 6 months to do so. In rare cases it takes a little longer. Your hair may not be the same as it was before when it grows back. Sometimes people who had straight hair find it grows back curly. Or you may find your hair is thicker than it was before.

Look at our page about hair loss, hair thinning and cancer drugs in the section about side effects of cancer drugs for more information.

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Updated: 19 January 2015