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Does hair return to normal after chemotherapy?

Cheryl Taylor
Oncology Nursing

When a person's hair grows back after chemotherapy sometimes it will change texture and/or color. Sometimes it will grow back a shade or two darker or even be thicker or thinner than before, but it will be normal and can be styled and cut as desired.

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