Cold caps reduce chemotherapy hair loss, studies show

Cold caps reduce chemotherapy hair loss, studies show

Hair loss is often considered one of the most devastating side-effects of chemotherapy. A pair of new studies on cold cap therapy in the Journal of the American Medical Association gives hope to breast cancer patients. The emerging treatment gives some women on chemotherapy the option to keep most of their hair. Barry Petersen reports.

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