Scalp cooling for hair preservation and associated characteristics in 1411 chemotherapy patients - Results of the Dutch Scalp Cooling Registry

@article{Hurk2012ScalpCF,
  title={Scalp cooling for hair preservation and associated characteristics in 1411 chemotherapy patients - Results of the Dutch Scalp Cooling Registry},
  author={C. van den Hurk and Mijke Peerbooms and L. V. van de Poll-Franse and J. Nortier and J. Coebergh and W. Breed},
  journal={Acta Oncologica},
  year={2012},
  volume={51},
  pages={497 - 504}
}
  • C. van den Hurk, Mijke Peerbooms, +3 authors W. Breed
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Acta Oncologica
  • Abstract Background. Chemotherapy-induced alopecia is a frequently occurring side effect of cancer treatment with a high psychological impact which can be prevented by scalp cooling. With this multi-centre patient series we estimated the results of scalp cooling for currently used chemotherapies to provide patient information and we identified characteristics associated with the results. Material and methods. The Dutch Scalp Cooling Registry collected data on scalp-cooled patients in 28 Dutch… CONTINUE READING

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