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What Is a Scalp Cooling Cap, and Does It Prevent Hair Loss for Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy Treatment?
Wednesday, July 29, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Presented by Patti Frey, MSN, RN, OCN, nurse, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group; Jennifer Tepper, APN, advanced practice nurse, and Cathy Spagnoli, nurse navigator, Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital; Alison Zubel, cancer survivor and founder, Hoopla for Hair; and Bill Leuchten, representative, Dignitana, Inc.
The panelists will discuss the Northwestern Medicine scalp cooling cap program for patients undergoing chemotherapy, including who is a candidate and the cost to participate. Cooling caps are worn on the scalp before, during and after a chemotherapy session to help reduce hair loss. The presentation will include a demonstration of the DigniCap Scalp Cooling System.
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The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, Illinois. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.