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Old 05-20-2013, 09:40 AM   #1
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Efficacy of scalp cryotherapy in preventing alopecia among patients with breast cance

http://abstracts2.asco.org/AbstView_132_115276.html

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Old 08-22-2013, 02:21 PM   #2
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Re: Efficacy of scalp cryotherapy in preventing alopecia among patients with breast c

It worked for me!!!!
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Old 08-22-2013, 03:12 PM   #3
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Re: Efficacy of scalp cryotherapy in preventing alopecia among patients with breast c

the link or cryotherapy?

I wasn't able to open the link, but I sure wish I had tried the cryotherapy. I miss my thick hair!
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Old 10-10-2013, 05:49 PM   #4
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Re: Efficacy of scalp cryotherapy in preventing alopecia among patients with breast c

Try this link:

http://meetinglibrary.asco.org/content/115276-132
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