Dear Selma, certain chemotherapy medicines cause hair loss. Manufacturers of Alkod claim that application twice a day (massaged into the scalp) will assist hair growth, however, hair normally starts to grow back spontaneously upon completion of chemotherapy treatment. Hair normally grows at about 1cm per month and its consistency and colour may be different to what it was prior to chemotherapy treatment. It is important to keep the scalp protected from direct sun until hair has grown sufficiently. (MCH).
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