Preventing Hair Loss from Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

What we are studying

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a medical device as a scalp cooling system used to help prevent chemotherapy induced hair loss.

Who we are studying

  • Women
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
    • Asian
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Other
  • All Ethnicities
  • Ages 18+

Eligibility Criteria

  • Diagnosis of stage I or II breast cancer

What is involved

  • Wearing the cooling cap on your head for 30 minutes before chemotherapy; during infusion; and for 90 minutes after infusion. Depending on chemotherapy regimen the time you could have the cap on your head is between 3 to 6 hours.

Compensation

You will receive compensation in the amount of $40.00 per study related visit upon completion of the final set of photographs 4 weeks after your last chemotherapy visit.

Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Scarlett Hutchens
Email
snhutche@wakehealth.edu
Phone
336-713-6915

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.