The functions of CHILL

  1. Provide evidence based objective patient information
  2. Support Health care Professionals education
  3. Design clinical trials and studies
  4. Maintain a registry and extract results to inform
  5. Advocate for better access
  6. Standard Operating Procedures of scalp cooling competencies
  7. Policy (wiki)

Members of CHILL are welcomed. These might be health and hair care professionals, researchers, biologists, dermatologists, consumers etc.

Mission of CHILL embraces: Great communications. Global research. Knowledge. Skills. Education. Collaboration. To offer most appropriate choices. Improving management of hair loss. Choice. Awareness. Accessibility.

And our values are: Global. Inclusive. Patient focused. Academic collaboration.

Who are we 

CHILL is a Working Group within the Oncodermatology Study Group of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC).

Institutions involved

  • Netherlands comprehensive cancer organisation (IKNL), the Netherlands: Corina van den Hurk, PhD

  • Patricia Ritchie Centre for Cancer Care and Research, Mater Hospital and University of Sydney, Australia: Professor Fran Boyle, AM, MBBS (Hons 1), PhD Pharmacology, FRACP (Medical Oncology) and Associate professor Julie Winstanley, PhD, MSc, CStat, CSci

  • University of Warwick and University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Coventry, UK: Professor Annie Young, PhD

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA: Professor Mario Lacouture, MD

  • University of California San Francisco Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, USA: Professor Hope Rugo, MD

  • Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA: Julie Nangia, MD, Assistant Professor

  • Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, South-Korea: Juhee Cho, PhD (Cancer Education Center) and Jin Seok Ahn, MD, PhD (Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine)