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Anyone seeking information on chemotherapy or cancer
Chemocare.com® is a website designed to provide the latest information about chemotherapy to patients and their families, caregivers and friends. The site focuses on care during chemotherapy including information about FDA approved chemotherapy medications, nutrition, managing side effects and self-care tips. The content is continually updated and reviewed by oncology specialists.
Women with cancer in the US
To help women with cancer hold on to their strength and sense of themselves during treatment by providing personalized sets of accessories
- Provides a free set of accessories (such as scarves, turbans, jewelry) to women going through cancer treatment and hair loss
- Website offers a list of additional resources.
Women in the US undergoing cancer treatment
To provide all women, regardless of economic status, access to wigs in order to restore their self-image and confidence during cancer treatments
- Offers a Wig Exchange Program in which donated wigs are refurbished and sent free of charge to women in need. Patients may select style, color and other options via an interactive online platform.
- The EBeauty Resource Center provides online listings of local and national services, providers, support groups, etc.
Hair We Share
US residents with permanent hair loss due to a medical condition (cancer, alopecia, autoimmune disease, trauma)
To help maintain dignity, confidence and self-esteem to those affected by medical hair loss.
- Provides a wig free of charge to children 18 years old and under with a medical hair loss condition; if over 18 years old, offers a free wig based on financial need and approval
- Accepts hair donations; see website for details
- Builds public awareness about the psychological devastation of medical hair loss.
Cancer patients and other medical patients who lose their hair due to a disease or the treatment of a disease.
To provide brand-new hats for cancer patients and other medical patients who lose their hair due to a disease or the treatment of a disease; to provide hats to individuals and hospitals in order to help the patients feel better about themselves and to give them the extra courage and hope to win their fight.
Cancer survivors (pediatric and adult) in active treatment throughout the world.
To support people facing cancer through scarves, stories, and research.
- Provides free headscarves paired with survivor stories to offer encouragement to those in active treatment.
Knots of Love
People undergoing chemotherapy throughout the U.S.
To provide a free lovingly hand-knit or crocheted beanie to people going through chemotherapy.
- Beanies are delivered free of charge to treatment centers across the country. Check with your center about availability.
Locks of Love
Children and young adults up to age of 21 in the U.S. and Canada
To return a sense of self confidence and normalcy to children and young adults up to age 21 suffering from hair loss by utilizing donated ponytails to provide the highest quality hair prosthetics to financially disadvantaged patients.
Look Good Feel Better
Cancer patients worldwide
To teach beauty techniques to people with cancer to help them manage the appearance-related side effects of treatment and to help them find a sense of support, confidence, courage and community.
- Look Good Feel Better is a non-medical, brand-neutral public service program that includes resources and hands-on workshops on skin and nail care, cosmetics, wigs and turbans, accessories and styling. Though geared primarily to women, teens and men can find helpful information on the website.
- Website provides an online “Program Finder” to search in–person workshop locations; virtual workshops are offered as well.
Look Good Feel Better for Teens
Teens 13 to 17 who are dealing with cancer
This program was created by the Look Good Feel Better Foundation and the Professional Beauty Association to help girls and guys between the ages of 13 and 17 deal with the appearance, health, and social side effects of cancer treatment.
- The program offers support via free materials and online information to assist with lots of issues including skin changes, hair loss, nutrition, fitness, and socialization during cancer treatment.
Patients Into People
Anyone affected by cancer in the U.S.
To brighten the day of a cancer patient with a gift of a cheerful, new hospital gown.
- Provides gowns in a variety of sizes to men and women battling cancer
Wigs and Wishes
Cancer patients (women and children)
Dedicated to providing wigs & granting wishes to courageous individuals battling cancer.
- Offers a free wig and complimentary styling services to women with cancer through a network of participating salons and stylists
- Accepts hair donations; see website for details
- Offers wishes to children who are terminally ill with cancer
Wigs for Kids (WFK)
Patients 18 years and under (sometimes older if still in school) who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy, radiation therapy, Alopecia, Trichotillomania, burns and other medical issues, worldwide
Helping Children Look Themselves and Live Their Lives
- Hair replacement systems and support for children is provided at no cost to children or their families
- Provides complimentary, custom-made hairpieces
- Candidates must be referred by their doctor, nurse or social worker
- Accepts hair donations