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    I'm about half way through 6 weeks of radiation therapy after having a brain tumor removed from right occipital lobe. I just started losing my hair a few days ago. Is it going to come out quickly or slowly? I can handle having thinner hair, a bald patch or whatever but actually seeing the hair come out in the comb is really hard. How long did that last for anyone else who lost hair during radiation of the head??

    January 04, 2017 view discussion
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    About AllieRDH

    Patient, Survivor
    Brain Cancer
    After Treatment, Radiation, Side Effects, Spiritual Support

    Age: 24. Dental hygienist. I was diagnosed with a brain tumor on Oct 13, 2016 and had it surgically removed Oct 28 at KU Medical Center. It was an anaplastic ependymoma, grade 3. I'm currently undergoing 6 weeks of radiation therapy to reduce risk of recurrence. I will finish radiation on Jan 27, 2017.

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