The lavender colored ribbon brings awareness to all types of cancers. Including cancers that do not have a specific awareness color.
The lavender colored ribbon may also be used to represent a variety of different cancers that families might have experienced.
February is national cancer prevention month, and world cancer day is on February 4th.
Paxman is the leading global expert in scalp cooling, for the prevention of hair loss during chemotherapy.
Used all over the world, the Paxman system is available in two models. Orbis I provides cooling for a single patient and is suitable for a small chemotherapy suite or private bed, whilst the Orbis II provides cooling for one or two patients simultaneously with each cap working independent
Made from lightweight, silicone tubing, the scalp cooling cap is soft and flexible - providing a snug yet comfortable cap during treatment. Moulding to all head shapes and sizes, liquid coolant passes through the cap extracting heat from the patient's scalp, ensuring the scalp remains at an even, constant temperature; minimizing hair loss.
Backed by leading oncologists from around the World the system has received the Millennium Product Award for Innovation and has had much success in many hospitals and specialist cancer treatment centers globally.
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