About My Hair: A Journey to Recovery

An inspirational book for chemotherapy patients
by Marcia Reid Marsted

Resources for Cancer & Chemotherapy Patients

The Internet provides a wealth of information for patients facing cancer and chemotherapy. Here are some that Marcia Reid Marsted, author of the inspirational book "About My Hair: A Journey to Recovery," recommends to others facing cancer and treatment:

The Cancer Information Network: Endometrial Cancer
Useful links about endometrial cancer.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Reliable cancer information of all kinds.

American Cancer Society (ACS)
Information and support for cancer patients.

SHOULD I SHAVE MY HEAD?
An alopecia site that contains information and hints on dealing with hairlessness as well as addresses/phone numbers for places that have wigs. Alopecia is what you have when you don't have any hair.

Look Good... Feel Better
The American Cancer Society and the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) Foundation have together developed "Look Good... Feel Better," a program devoted to helping teens and women undergoing chemotherapy. They helped me and they can help you too--for free.

Hair Loss Information Center - Hair Loss Book
Find information about hair loss in men and women, non-surgical treatments for hair loss, surgical treatments for hair loss and common drugs that cause hair loss.

The Cancer Survivors Network
The Cancer Survivors Network, which is affiliated with the American Cancer Society, is dedicated to helping cancer survivors and their families.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Whether you call yourself a "survivor" or "a person living with cancer" or just "a person," this site has useful information for people dealing with cancer--survivors or caregivers, family or friends.

Other Cancer Information and Support Resources:

Cancer Information Service of NCI - 1-800-4-CANCER

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