Aim: To explore the impacts of hair loss, through chemotherapy, on young women’s sense of femininity.

Official Title

Hair Loss through Chemotherapy: How Does It Affect A Young Person’s Sense Of Femininity?


Study Type


Study Design

This 4th year honours project is seeking assistance from 6 young female patients (16 – 25 years) to participate in audio-taped semi-structured interviews, lasting 30 – 60 mins, exploring the affects that Chemotherapy-induced hair loss has had on the participant&#39s sense of femininity.

Further Details

Study Start

Eligibility & Criteria

To determine eligibility, the criteria for participants are as follows:

  • Female
  • Aged between 16 – 25 years, inclusive
  • Currently experiencing hair loss as a result from Chemotherapy treatmentOR
  • Experienced hair loss as a result from Chemotherapy treatment within the past 2 years.

Total Enrolment

Contact Details

For further information or participation:
Curtin University
Lesley Hardy

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