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Eye on Health: Cooling cap helps prevent hair loss during chemotherapy

Hair loss can be a common and concerning side effect of chemotherapy treatment for cancer. But teams from Beacon Cancer Care at both Elkhart General and Memorial Hospital now offer the Paxman Scalp Cooling System that can help minimize hair loss for cancer patients. Tera Ramirez, Beacon’s first patient to use the system, explains her reasons for choosing the treatment in our latest Eye on Health segment with WSBT-TV.

 

About Laura Bailey

Laura is a communications specialist at Beacon Health System. She enjoys sharing stories with the community about the talented team members at Beacon and winning against the computer in Scrabble.