The world’s most renowned scalp cooling academics are coming together at the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) Annual Meeting, in San Francisco to talk all things scalp cooling.
The MASCC Annual Meeting is a multinational and multidisciplinary conference on supportive care. Over 1400 delegates are expected to attend. The scalp cooling symposium is taking place on Saturday, June 22nd, 17:35 – 18:45 and topics include:
- Impact of alopecia on quality of life – Dr Frances Boyle, Mater Hospital, Australia
- Scalp cooling for prevention of chemotherapy-induced alopecia – the evidence – Dr Hope Rugo, University of California San Francisco, USA
- Scalp cooling for prevention of chemotherapy-induced alopecia – the “real world” experience – Dr Corina van den Hurk, Integraal Kankercentrum Nederland, The Netherlands
- Other causes of alopecia in oncology: Alternative causes, and treatments of alopecia – Dr Mario Lacouture, Memorial Sloan Kettering, USA
- Patient experiences from University of California San Francisco, USA
PAXMAN are supporting the symposium, in conjunction with Dignitana, to help raise awareness of the pioneering treatment that helps minimize hair loss during chemotherapy.
CEO Richard Paxman said: “There have been a number of significant steps recently that have helped bring scalp cooling to the forefront of people’s minds. PAXMAN is delighted to be able to support the symposium at MASCC and it is an honour to have such world leading scalp cooling experts uniting to talk about their academic research. It is an exciting time for scalp cooling, and we are delighted to be part of it.”