A new technology that can help women going through chemotherapy

A new technology that can help women going through chemotherapy

(KYTX) - A medical breakthrough that will help women keep their confidence during chemotherapy.

The FDA has just approved a cooling cap for breast cancer patients. It's called the Dignicap. It cools your scalp continuously as you get chemotherapy.

"If you cool the scalp, you do reduce the amount of blood flow to the scalp, to the hair follicles in the scalp, because you constrict the blood vessels"

Based on the results, the FDA just approved a second, larger trial. 
If shown safe and effective, the cap could soon be available in the U.S.


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