- Targeted Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Day Care Centre
- Paxman Scalp Cooling
- Bone Marrow Evaluation
- Genetic Counselling
- Home Healthcare
- Clinical Research
- 2nd Opinion Clinic
- Multi-Disciplinary Tumor Board-MDT
- Onco Nutrition
- Onco Physiotherapy
- Medical Tourism
- Yoga & Wellbeing
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Paxman Scalp Cooling
Scalp Cooling is a technique that prevents hair loss during Chemotherapy for patients suffering with and undergoing cancer treatment. Hair Loss or Alopecia is a known phenomenon which influences decision of taking chemotherapy by patients on some occasions whereas, those who take it for no alternative but chemotherapy do carry a social stigma & loss of confidence in facing society during treatment. Though hair loss is a temporary phenomenon in chemotherapy, it impacts patients to a great extent, most prominently to female patients. Mumbai Oncocare Centre is sensitive to such complexities of cancer treatment and their implications on cancer patients.
With “Paxman Scalp Cooling Technique”, it is now possible to largely reduce and control
hair fall during Chemotherapy. Mumbai Oncocare Centre has a team of expert Oncologists who are
trained and determined to deal with side effects of chemotherapy at large including Hair Loss.
Patients therefore can defeat cancer without compromising their Social Life.
Mumbai Oncocare Centre (MOC) is proud to have introduced Paxman Scalp Cooling Machine for the first time in Mumbai for the benefit of cancer patients. Currently it is available at our multiple centres, patients can avail this service along with chemotherapies schedule, feel free to speak to the medical experts for more information.
Why Scalp Cooling
- Scalp cooling is a simple treatment that can prevent hair loss caused by certain chemotherapy drugs. The use of scalp cooling or ‘cold caps’ is proven to be an effective way of combatting chemotherapy-induced hair loss and can result in a high level of retention or completely preserve the hair
- Scalp cooling efficacy for preventing chemotherapy-induced alopecia has been proven in many clinical trials and within numerous centers for all solid tumor cancers
- The fear of this hair loss is a major concern for most patient before starting therapy. Losing hair on therapy makes them feel low on confidence as it gives a sense of loss of identity, more so for females