Bull Cancer 2021 Jul 22. Epub 2021 Jul 22.
CHU de Nîmes, Service d'Oncologie Médicale, 4, rue du Professeur Robert Debré, 30900 Nîmes, France; Université de Montpellier, UFR de Médecine Montpellier-Nîmes, 186, chemin du Carreau de Lanes, 30900 Nîmes, France; UMR Inserm IDESP Institut Desbrest d'Épidémiologie et de Santé Publique, Université de Montpellier, 641, avenue du Doyen Gaston Giraud, 34093 Montpellier, France.
Alopecia, although long considered an unavoidable consequence of cancer therapy, currently presents a multifaceted challenge. The knowledge of the physiology of the hair and consequently of the pathophysiology of alopecia has led to show that there is not one but several types of alopecia. Transposed to the world of oncology, different types of alopecia and subsequently molecular pathways have been characterized, allowing a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms. Read More