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Patient scalp cooling experiences

One of the best ways to understand what cold capping is really like is to look at the scalp cooling experiences shared by patients

Case studies

Brooke During Chemo




Emma Pre Chemo




Kia Before


Desiree Post Chemo



Scalp cooling community

There are hundreds of thousands of people all over the world who have scalp cooled through their chemotherapy treatment. The following are just a few of them who have shared their photos and experiences with us. There is a full range of individual drug regimens and hair retention in this gallery. It will give you an honest insight into patient experience when it comes to scalp cooling.

Paxman Facebook Group & additional support

Going through cancer treatment and scalp cooling can be an isolating experience. We want to make sure that you are able to speak to thousands of people across the world who know and understand what you are going through.
Join the private Paxman Facebook Group

The private group is an honest and positive community of thousands of people who have or are scalp cooling. As a member of the group you can see shared experiences of scalp cooling, get advice and support and know that you are not alone in this experience. You can be active and post your questions and photos, or you can just read and absorb the community atmosphere. Either way, you will be very welcome.
More information is always a good idea. The below are additional resources that you may find helpful
Advice and guidance from the big sister of scalp cooling
You’ll find all sorts of friendly information and support from Claire Paxman. Her Instagram and TikTok help out with all things scalp cooling
Follow Claire on Instagram
Follow Claire on TikTok
Scalp cooling clinical data
For more information from clinical trials and research in to scalp cooling
Scalp cooling haircare blog
For more in depth information and guidance on how to care for your hair during scalp cooling, please visit our hair care blog
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Before scalp cooling, I did tonnes of research. The Facebook Group was a lifeline, the advice and tips were invaluable before heading to treatment.

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