Prevention of chemotherapy‑induced alopecia by the using the scalp cooling with the system DigniCap® – our 4‑year experience

03/2019

MUDr. Karolína Hovorková

Onkocentrum Medicon Services s.r.o.

 

SUMMARY

Alopecia is one of the most common and unpleasant side effects of chemotherapy when treating solid tumors. So far, the only method preventing/reducing chemotherapy induced hair loss is hair scalp cooling system DigniCap®. The cooling system has been used at our clinic since 2014. Producer declared effects correspond with our experience.

 

Key words

chemotherapy, alopecia, scalp cooling, DigniCap®

 

 

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