Will rituxan therapy in combination with radiation treatment cause hair loss for my 22 year old son?

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25 Sep 2010

Most cancer medicines (chemotherapy agents) and/or radiation can cause temporary hair loss. So yes, Rituxan even on it's own can cause hair loss.

http://www.drugs.com/sfx/rituxan-side-effects.html

http://www.drugs.com/hair-loss.html

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