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Alopecia is the lack or loss of hair from areas of the body where hair is usually found. Alopecia can be a side effect of some cancer treatments.
Gene linked to hair loss could be exploited to improve cancer immunotherapy

Gene linked to hair loss could be exploited to improve cancer immunotherapy

CNDA approves KEYTRUDA for treatment of advanced melanoma

CNDA approves KEYTRUDA for treatment of advanced melanoma

Phase 3 study of KEYTRUDA monotherapy meets primary endpoint

Phase 3 study of KEYTRUDA monotherapy meets primary endpoint

Simple DNA test can predict risk of bad side effects to thiopurine drugs

Simple DNA test can predict risk of bad side effects to thiopurine drugs

Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

Baldness treatment using a medication for osteoporosis

Baldness treatment using a medication for osteoporosis

Researchers make key discovery about cellular pathway linked to myriad of diseases

Researchers make key discovery about cellular pathway linked to myriad of diseases

African-American women with a common form of hair loss linked to greater risk for uterine fibroids

African-American women with a common form of hair loss linked to greater risk for uterine fibroids

Novartis announces FDA approval of its first and only CML therapy with TFR data in product label

Novartis announces FDA approval of its first and only CML therapy with TFR data in product label

Researchers identify mechanism that regulates signaling events leading to cancer metastasis

Researchers identify mechanism that regulates signaling events leading to cancer metastasis

Study reveals link of male-pattern baldness and premature graying with early heart disease

Study reveals link of male-pattern baldness and premature graying with early heart disease

FDA grants approval to first treatment for rare blood cancer

FDA grants approval to first treatment for rare blood cancer

Cleveland Clinic selects Paxman Scalp Cooling System as one of top medical innovations for 2018

Cleveland Clinic selects Paxman Scalp Cooling System as one of top medical innovations for 2018

USC scientists obtain molecular 'how to' guide for growing hair

USC scientists obtain molecular 'how to' guide for growing hair

Ground-breaking new breast cancer drugs have manageable toxicity profile for most patients

Ground-breaking new breast cancer drugs have manageable toxicity profile for most patients

FDA expands use of cooling cap to minimize chemotherapy-induced hair loss in cancer patients

FDA expands use of cooling cap to minimize chemotherapy-induced hair loss in cancer patients

Women pay 40% more than men for common hair loss medication, study finds

Women pay 40% more than men for common hair loss medication, study finds

Paxman to showcase FDA approved scalp cooler for chemotherapy induced alopecia at ASCO

Paxman to showcase FDA approved scalp cooler for chemotherapy induced alopecia at ASCO

Study reveals promising results for primary liver cancer patients treated with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres

Study reveals promising results for primary liver cancer patients treated with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres

Scalp cooling technology to fight cancer causing alopecia (hair loss) approved by the FDA

Scalp cooling technology to fight cancer causing alopecia (hair loss) approved by the FDA