A study results presented at the 2018 ONS Annual Congress demonstrated that incorporating scalp cooling with the Dignicap device prior to chemotherapy for breast cancer may reduce treatment-related alopecia.
The US FDA has granted expanded clearance for the DigniCap Cooling System to include use in patients undergoing chemotherapy for solid tumors in other areas of the body besides the breast.
Risk of chemotherapy-induced hair loss common to breast cancer therapy may be reduced with the use of scalp-cooling device.
A patient's self image can reduce his or her coping abilities and can be significantly impacted by this distressing side effect.
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