India’s first clinical trial to reduce hair loss in cancer p
The Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) here has commenced the first ever clinical trial in India to address the problem of hair loss in cancer patients during chemotherapy.

Loss of hair adds to the trauma of the disease and many patients, especially women, suffer from lack of self-esteem and confidence due to sudden baldness. At present, four breast cancer patients have been placed on the trial.

A scalp cooling machine attached with two scalp coolers, or specialised inner silicon caps containing coolants, has been imported from the UK free of cost....