Originally published by Behind The Chair on September 30, 2019 Liz wearing a cold cap. Photo courtesy HairToStay. “It’s probably nothing. You’re so young and healthy.”When Liz Acosta felt a lump in her breast, that’s what she—and her friends and family—thought. But Liz, who is in her early 30s, went to the doctor anyway. And she left […]
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Keranique®, the Women’s Hair Growth Experts™, announces a new partnership with national nonprofit organization, HairToStay, as part of their mission to restore the confidence in women who experience hair loss. Beginning in October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Keranique will kick off a fundraiser that donates profits directly to HairToStay. […]
amika has just announced their partnership with HairToStay, the first and only national nonprofit organization that aims to increase awareness for scalp-cooling technology—a system that works to prevent hair loss during chemotherapy—and provides financial support for cancer patients to receive this hair-saving treatment. amika will launch an ongoing initiative beginning in October 2018 to donate one-percent of […]
Scalp cooling and HairToStay was featured in the Summer 2018 issue of Cancer Health Magazine. Read the article below, or visit Cancer Health’s site here to see the summer issue in its entirety.
PAXMAN’s advanced scalp cooling system has now been cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use during treatment of patients with solid tumors. The PAXMAN Scalp Cooling System has been indicated to reduce the likelihood of chemotherapy-induced alopecia (CIA) in cancer patients with solid tumors such as: ovarian, breast, colorectal, bowel and […]
Belvedere’s Bethany Hornthal first learned about chemotherapy patients using scalp-cooling caps to prevent hair loss in 2010 while she was working as a marketing and development consultant in the medical field.
Laura Esserman, the director of the University of California at San Francisco’s Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center, told Hornthal about a patient who “did not want to lose her beautiful blonde hair during chemotherapy” and had asked her doctor whether scalp-cooling, which was predominantly used in Europe at the time, would be possible at UCSF, Hornthal recalls.