Topics

Safety of Lower Scalp Cooling Temperature to Prevent Hair Loss From Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients

2019-12-05 00:03:37 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study is being done to determine if using the Paxman Scalp Cooling System at temperatures lower than the current standard is a safe and tolerable approach to prevent hair loss in breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.

Study Design

Conditions

Breast Cancer

Intervention

PAXMAN Scalp Cooler

Location

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York
New York
United States
10021

Status

Recruiting

Source

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Results (where available)

View Results

Links

Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-12-05T00:03:37-0500

Clinical Trials [5331 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Hair-Safe Study: Scalp Cooling for Hair Saving in Women Undergoing Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy (CT) is a frequent and well established treatment in women with breast and gynecological tumors. Alopecia is one of the most common side effects of CT seriously impairing pati...

Scalp Cooling in Gynecologic Cancer Patients

In gynecologic cancers, many common chemotherapy agents can lead to chemotherapy-induced alopecia. Currently t scalp cooling is the most well studied preventive measure. However, its accep...

Efficacy and Safety of DIGNICAP™ System

Chemotherapy-induced alopecia (CIA) is one of the most common and emotionally distressing side effects of cancer therapy. In this study we sought to assess the feasibility and the effecti...

Cooler Dialysis and Liver Perfusion and Function

Having hemodialysis affects the blood supply to various organs in the body including the heart and the brain. With time, these effects build up and can affect the way these organs function...

Comparative Study of Scalp Cooling System and Chemical Cold Cap (COHAIR Study)

This is a phase III, single-center, prospective, open-label, randomized,controlled study

PubMed Articles [14632 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Use of scalp cooling device to prevent alopecia for early breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy: A prospective study.

Chemotherapy-induced alopecia (CIA) affects the majority of patients receiving chemotherapy (CT) for early breast cancer. It is a highly distressing side effect of CT, with psychological and social im...

National trends of synchronous bilateral breast cancer incidence in the United States.

Increase in breast cancer survivorship, advancements in diagnostic imaging and standardization of contralateral breast screening before breast cancer surgery have resulted in increased detection of co...

Syndecan-1 facilitates breast cancer metastasis to the brain.

Although survival rates for patients with localized breast cancer have increased, patients with metastatic breast cancer still have poor prognosis. Understanding key factors involved in promoting brea...

Germline pathogenic variants in BRCA1, BRCA2, PALB2 and RAD51C in breast cancer women from Argentina.

Each year, 17,000 new breast cancer cases are diagnosed in Argentina, and 5400 women die of breast cancer. The contribution of cancer-related mutations to the incidence of breast cancer in Argentina h...

Inflammatory breast cancer: A review from our experience.

Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC) is a distinct and rare type of breast cancer accounting for up to 6% of all breast cancer cases in Europe. The aim of this study was to investigate diagnostic methods,...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Abnormal accumulation of lymph in the arm, shoulder and breast area associated with surgical or radiation breast cancer treatments (e.g., MASTECTOMY).

Metastatic breast cancer characterized by EDEMA and ERYTHEMA of the affected breast due to LYMPHATIC METASTASIS and eventual obstruction of LYMPHATIC VESSELS by the cancer cells.

A infiltrating (invasive) breast cancer, relatively uncommon, accounting for only 5%-10% of breast tumors in most series. It is often an area of ill-defined thickening in the breast, in contrast to the dominant lump characteristic of ductal carcinoma. It is typically composed of small cells in a linear arrangement with a tendency to grow around ducts and lobules. There is likelihood of axillary nodal involvement with metastasis to meningeal and serosal surfaces. (DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1205)

A deoxycytidine derivative and fluorouracil PRODRUG that is used as an ANTINEOPLASTIC ANTIMETABOLITE in the treatment of COLON CANCER; BREAST CANCER and GASTRIC CANCER.

Carbohydrate antigen elevated in patients with tumors of the breast, ovary, lung, and prostate as well as other disorders. The mucin is expressed normally by most glandular epithelia but shows particularly increased expression in the breast at lactation and in malignancy. It is thus an established serum marker for breast cancer.

More From BioPortfolio on "Safety of Lower Scalp Cooling Temperature to Prevent Hair Loss From Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients"

Quick Search

Relevant Topics

Women's Health
Women's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, stroke Follow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio: Women's Health News RSS Women'...

Cancer Disease
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...


Searches Linking to this Trial