The DigniCap® Scalp Cooling System
With the introduction of The DigniCap® Scalp Cooling System, hair loss from chemotherapy is no longer inevitable for men and women with solid tumor cancers such as those associated with breast, prostate, ovarian, uterine, lung and some other tissues
Some chemotherapy drugs can damage your hair cells. Cooling of the scalp is a proven approach to reduce chemotherapy-induced hair loss that has been used successfully by tens of thousands of patients worldwide.
What It Is
The DigniCap® Scalp Cooling System consist of a snug-fitting silicone cooling cap connected to a cooling and control unit which circulates coolant through channels in the cap. Sensors in the cap monitor temperature on the scalp allowing the system to automatically regulate cooling temperature throughout the treatment. To make this process more comfortable, the cooling cap is at room temperature when placed on the head and the treatment temperature is achieved over a short period of time. A separate safety sensor in the cap ensures that the scalp temperature always remains above 32°F/O°C. To ensure optimal treatment temperature, an outer insulating the silicone cap.
For more information on how the DigniCap® Scalp Cooling System works, please access www.DigniCap.com .
Ask your oncologist about the DigniCap® Scalp Cooling System and how to schedule an appointment.