No. Scalp metastases is the development of secondary malignancy at a site away from the primary cancer growth. Scalp cooling does not increase this risk, as shown in a 2017 study published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. The incidence of scalp metastases was low regardless of scalp cooling. This analysis suggests that scalp cooling does not increase the incidence of scalp metastases.
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