SCALP COOLING THERAPY

Dr. Sajjan- is there any way to get rid of alopecia/hair loss as a result of chemotherapy because cancer patients have nightmares of hair loss as a major side effect in cancer treatment/systemic cytotoxic treatment.

Dr. Sajjan – I agree that patients’ emotional needs to attain and maintain an appealing personality are part of treatment to cancer cure.

He said HAIR IS DIGNITY FOR PERSONALITY and give miracle arm for the reduction in hair loss due to cancer treatment by scalp cooling therapy.

SCALP COOLING THERAPY

Systemic cytotoxic treatment commonly leads to alopecia (hair loss). Alopecia can be prevented by scalp cooling therapy.

Cooling cap (Scalp hypothermia) to reduce hair loss:

How is it achieved?

By cooling scalp with ice caps or cooling cap (cold cap) for a period of time during and after each chemotherapy.

How is it working?

  •  Cooling tightens up or constricts the blood vessels in the scalp
  • This reduces the amount of chemo reaching the hair follicle
  • Preventing hair loss

Side effects:

  • Headaches
  • Neck and shoulder discomfort
  • Chills
  • Scalp pain.

E.g. of published results

Studies have shown that female affected with early-stage breast cancer undergone chemotherapy has got beneficial and satisfactory results of reduced hair loss on use of scalp cooling cap.

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