Links to Helpful Sites

Below are links to some websites we think you may find helpful and informative. The links are offered as an informational resource only. JMC Hairwear & Wig Salon is not affiliated with the websites below in any way.
National organization dedicated to educating and supporting women suffering from hair loss.

American Cancer Society
Nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service. Offers a wide range of patient services at the community level throughout the US.
Breast cancer information, including prevention, screening, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment options, photos of breast cancer, recovery and renewal, research news and online discussion support groups. Sign up for the weekly email report on the latest breast cancer research and receive advance notice of Ask-the-Expert online conferences.

National Cancer Institute
Sponsored by the US National Institutes of Health, topics include types of cancer, clinical trials, cancer statistics, research and funding, prevention, treatments, dictionary of cancer terms, drug dictionary, coping with cancer and many others. Hundreds of free educational booklets and publications may be downloaded or ordered by mail.

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Up-to-the-minute information about breast cancer, breast health, news and research findings, local outreach programs, message forums, volunteer opportunities, fundraising events and more.

Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization
In addition to information about breast cancer, Y-Me offers a 24/7 telephone support hotline, wig and prosthesis bank, survivor and partner match programs, publications, seminars, caregiver support and ShareRing, a free, monthly one-hour teleconference featuring a breast cancer related presentation by a medical professional, followed by a question and answer session.

National Alopecia Areata Foundation
The National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF) funds research to find a cure or new treatments for alopecia areata, helps those with the disease through local support groups, national annual conferences and private message boards, educates the public about alopecia areata and advocates for those affected.

Her Alopecia
Offers information on alopecia, including diagnosis, treatments, new research, studies and discoveries. Find emotional support, styling and hair care advice, coping strategies and interaction with other women experiencing hair loss on the discussion forums. Tell your personal hair loss story or read stories by others.

National Institutes of Health – MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information on alopecia and other hair loss diseases from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other health organizations. Medline searches offer easy access to medical journal articles, plus extensive information about drugs and clinical trials, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and the latest news on alopecia and hair loss issues.

Resilience Hair Group
Resilience Hair Group is proud to bring you the most advanced hairpiece available on the market. Freedom Wigs are custom made using a vapor permeable soft silicone base that is implanted with the highest quality unprocessed human hair.

Trichotillomania Learning Center
An online community dedicated to providing information, support and answers to questions about trichotillomania (TTM) and other body-focused behaviors. Features include detailed medical reports and articles, drug studies, advice on how to find a good therapist, listings of local doctors and support groups, and books and videos.
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.