Have men been overlooked? A comparison of young men and women’s experiences of chemotherapy-induced alopecia

Shona Hilton, Kate Hunt, Carol Emslie, Maria Salinas, Sue Ziebland

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    Abstract

    The objective of this study is to compare men and women's accounts of chemotherapy-induced alopecia. Thirty-seven people aged 18–38 years, including 11 men and 8 women who had experienced hair loss, were interviewed between 2000 and 2005 in a study that conducted a secondary analysis of narrative interview data.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)577-583
    Number of pages7
    JournalPsycho-Oncology
    Volume17
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2008

    Keywords

    • chemotherapy
    • hair-loss
    • alopecia
    • gender
    • cancer

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