This page provides
some links that you may find helpful in dealing with cancer, alopecia, Trichotillomania
and other disorders.
The National Alopecia Areata Foundation: The mission
of the National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF) is to support research to
find a cure or acceptable treatment for alopecia areata, to support those with
the disease, and to educate the public about alopecia areata.
Delaware- suffers from Alopecia> Meet Kayla Martell, she may just be
our country’s first bald Miss America.
Martell suffers from alopecia areata, a rare condition that causes
unexplained hair loss. Martell began losing her hair around the age of 10
and by the time she was 13, she was completely bald. Though Martell usually
wig while competing on the pageant circuit
read her amazing story.
(Click here.. to
see one of the wigs she is wearing from her collection)
Her Alopecia -Created by women, for
women. HerAlopecia.com is the first interactive support site dedicated
entirely to women's hair loss.
Bella & Gizmo's Adventures-
Two new inspirational books, that bridge the gap for those who are
suffering from hair loss. Using her bald Sphynx cats as the stars, Ms.
Pliszka tackles this sensitive subject with love and encouragement.
is a thin, disposable liner made from high tech wick wear, designed to fit
into any hat, helmet, wig or headwear item helping to increase
SAFETY, HYGIENE & COMFORT. TAN Colored BACKING looks like your scalp and
HIDES LINER UNDER WIGS, scarves and hats.
Lori's Wigsite is proud to be recommended in this wonderful
"inspiring", and very educational book written by
Kris Carr- (we are listed on page 198).
Crazy Sexy Cancer is an
irreverent and uplifting documentary about a young woman looking for a cure
and finding her life.
& Wig Salon-
JMC Hairwear &
Wig Salon is a full service wig salon specializing in helping those
suffering from hair loss due to cancer chemotherapy, alopecia,
trichotillomania, medications, heredity and other causes. We have been in
the same South Florida location since 1991 and have thousands of satisfied
clients from across the United States.
Susan G. Komen-
For the Cure, To save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering
people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the
American Cancer Society:
An excellent resource with information on cancer prevention, treatment, support
services and much more.
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge- Facing cancer is hard. Having to
travel out of town for treatment can make it even harder. Yet the American
Cancer Society has a place where cancer patients and their caregivers can
find help and hope when home is far away.
Corporate Angel Network -is
the only charitable organization in the United States whose sole mission is
to help cancer patients access the best possible treatment for their
specific type of cancer by arranging free travel to treatment
across the country using empty seats on corporate jets. This not only
improves the patients' chances of survival but at the same time, it reduces
their emotional stress, physical discomfort and financial burden.
-is a free,
non-medical, brand-neutral, national public service program founded in 1989
and supported by corporate donors to help women offset appearance-related
changes from cancer treatment. (http://www.lookgoodfeelbetter.org/)
Women Beyond Cancer
is a 501c3 corporation offering "FREE RETREATS" for women dealing
with any type of cancer. Provide an opportunity for women to get away from
it all while dealing with the physical as well as emotional impact of
cancer. Our retreats are based on one premise, the fact that you could use a
break; therefore we have no schedules or agendas at our retreats. What you
chose to do at a retreat is up to you.
hair loss- Children participating in the program receive a free wig,
wig care kit, hat with attachable hair and complimentary styling services.
The goal of Children With Hairloss is to assist as many children as
possible, changing their lives by improving their outlook and empowering
them to face the world with renewed confidence and self-esteem.
Breast Cancer Site Order Helps Grant Wishes for Women with Breast Cancer!
- Each completed Breast Cancer Site order will help make memories for
women with stage IV breast cancer. (Wishes are granted by Making Memories.)
Making Memories fulfills wishes for breast cancer patients facing a terminal
diagnosis, providing them a special time of 'Making Memories' together with
their families. Wishes may be for something as grand as a second honeymoon
in Hawaii, a chance to swim with dolphins, or as simple as plane tickets for
a last visit with family.
Cleaning for a Reason-
Fighting cancer is difficult enough, but living with it is even tougher -
and that's where the Cleaning for A Reason Foundation steps in. This newly
formed nonprofit offers free professional housecleaning, and maid services
to improve the lives of women undergoing treatment for cancer - any type of
Dedicated to helping you find the answers to your questions about cancer, and
especially to helping you find the questions you need to ask. (http://www.cancerguide.org)
Beyond The Shock- Ask any
questions related to breast cancer.
Cancer and Careers: is
committed to changing the face of cancer in the workplace by providing a
comprehensive website and free publications in both English and Spanish as
well as offering a series of support groups and educational seminars for
employees with cancer; while also being a resource for their employers,
caregivers and co-workers.
National Breast Cancer Awareness:
to increasing the awareness of breast cancer issues, especially the importance
of early detection.
Sister Study is the only long-term study in the United States of women aged
35 to 74 who have sisters with breast cancer.
Chemotherapy and Beyond -
Scott Hamilton's chemotherapy site offers the latest chemo information for
cancer patients and their families, caregivers and friends.
Welcome to Healing
Baskets and gifts, where we are soothing the broken hearted with
beauty and hope! Shop here for unique gifts and baskets for challenging
times. Sympathy gifts and baskets, get well baskets for adults, get well
baskets for children and teens, cancer gifts and baskets, breast cancer
gifts, caregiver baskets, divorce baskets, recovery gifts, pet loss gifts
Cancer Sisterhood- Started by breast cancer survivor, Brenda Coffee,
the Survivorship Media Network’s Breast Cancer Sisterhood® represents one
sister reaching out to help and empower another by giving them the gift of
survivorship. The Breast Cancer Sisterhood’s mission is to revolutionize the
way life-saving information and support is disseminated to newly diagnosed
breast cancer patients etc.
I'm Dense, Are You?
is a non-profit organization dedicated to changing legislation by enacting a
Senate Bill that would require communication of mammographic breast density
information to patients and to educate women as to what diagnostic tools are
available to them as defined by The American Board of Radiology.
the only national nonprofit organization devoted to hereditary breast and
ovarian cancer. Our mission includes support, education, advocacy,
awareness, and research specific to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
Our programs serve anyone with a BRCA mutation or a family history of
goal of the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) is to raise enough
money to fund a cure for breast cancer. As Australia's leading national
not-for profit organization established to fund all forms of research into
the prevention and cure of breast cancer, we have a responsibility to ensure
that the funds you work so hard to raise are used in the best possible way
as we move towards making our goal a reality.
Cancer- Experience cancer as an opportunity for inner growth.
Breast Cancer Society-
Transforming—From Victim to Survivor.
Colon & Breast Cancer
Treatment Center - North Texas, Dallas, Southlake
Description- Our mission is to provide colon & breast cancer treatment In
North Texas, Dallas, Southlake & other surrounding areas.
Texas Radiation Cancer
Treatment Clinic- Texas cancer treatment center provides prostate,
breast & other cancer radiation treatments. Prostate seed implant is
performed by our experienced radiation oncologists.
What is Mesothelioma? What is the difference between pleural mesothelioma
and peritoneal mesothelioma? Malignant mesothelioma is a disease in which a
cancerous tumor grows on the mesothelium - the sac lining the internal body
cavities. The specific type of mesothelioma is named for the tissue where
the cancer started.
Susan G. Komen for the cure
Cancer Care (800-813-Hope)
The National Breast Cancer Coalition (800) 622-2838)
Patient Advocate Foundation
Y-ME National Breast Cancer Org
Trichotillomania (Hair Pulling)
TLC is a national
non-profit organization devoted to advanced understanding of trichotillomania
(TTM) or compulsive hair-pulling.
of interest to trichotillomania sufferers, including support, info, treatments,
FAQ, links and more.
Run by permanently pull-free volunteers with trichotillomania. Offers
diagnosis and treatment info, FAQs, medical news, nutrition advice, coping
tips and long-term, active support through message boards, chat rooms, a
buddy program, member journals, stories and photos, hypnotherapy CDs and
private online coaching services. Special section for parents of young
children and teenagers suffering from trichotillomania.
Galway Trichology Clinic
Alopecia Ireland for treatment of all hair disorders
like alopecia, baldness and all types of hair loss in Galway Ireland.
You can make a difference ,
hair today". Pantene Beautiful Lengths was created to bring people together
to share their strength and donate their beautiful, healthy hair to create
free wigs for women who have lost their hair due to cancer treatment.
- Visit this wonderful site... if you are in
need of some custom eyebrows.
Your online source for
Domadesigns.com- Exclusively Designed Hair Loss Hats for Men, Women
Hats, turbans and caps designed for women with hair loss due to cancer,
chemotherapy, alopecia, or trichotillomania. All hats are 100 percent
Offers the top brands in hair
care products including hair growth products and extensions.
new haircuts, and forums about new haircuts, hair products and hair color
for short, long, curly, straight and other hair cuts.
End Hair-styling struggles. Hairstyle-blog.com is a place where you get all
the solutions for hairstyling problem as well as suggestions for selecting
the best possible hairstyle for you.
BeauBeau –“Beautiful Scarves for Beautiful Heads” - a fun,
fashionable, and comfortable alternative to wearing a wig. Beautiful and
unusual fabrics for women and girls with medical hair loss. Lots of styling
Know more about hair loss. It
may not be what we want but hair loss is quite a normal bodily function. The
list of all the possible causes is exceedingly long but it is a common
problem that affects millions of men, women, and children.
care products including hair loss and baldness treatments, hair loss concealers, shampoos and vitamins supplements.
Hair Loss Treatment- Samson's
Secret herbal hair loss treatment and natural hair re-growth products. Get a
long term remedy for a receding hairline.
A natural hair loss herbal solution for treatment of baldness,
alopecia areata and other hair thinning & DHT
Hair Transplant Doctors
-This new site specializes in giving the potential hair restoration patient
the unique ability to search and interact with hair transplant doctors. Allows you to search for hair transplant doctors throughout the world
and gather information about them.
Is a consumer hair loss information site focused on the only hair loss
treatment backed by clinical evidence.
Hair Loss Research Center -
Provides in-depth expert articles on hair loss and hair transplants and hair
restoration written by leading physicians. This hair loss resource also
includes hundreds of patient photos, a recommended "surgeons finder", and a
popular hair loss discussion forum.
Hair Loss & Hair Transplant
Information- Find hair loss, hair transplant information and more at
Hair Transplant Help Desk.
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