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Side Effect & Symptom-Related Information

Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF)
(800) 500-9976
Website: www.lymphoma.org

For treatment and side effects information, please contact LRF's Lymphoma Helpline or visit the website above to view educational webcast presentations and download free publications. -See Lymphoma section for complete listing

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American Cancer Society
Look Good . . . Feel Better
(800) 395-LOOK (5665)
Websites: www.lookgoodfeelbetter.org   

Look Good . . . Feel Better is a free national public service program for women and teens teaching cancer patients hands on cosmetic techniques to help them cope with appearance-related side effects of treatment.  Call the toll free number to find a local chapter. -See Cancer section for complete listing

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Farrell Hair Replacement
518 N. La Cienega Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(877) 787-4247
E-mail: information@farellhair.com
Website: www.farrellhair.com

Farrell Hair Replacement designs and creates custom non-surgical hair replacement systems for men, women, and children.  They also offer a free video explaining their services.

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National Comprehensive Cancer Network
50 Huntingdon Pike, Suite 200
Rockledge PA 19046
E-mail: patientinformation@nccn.org
Website: www.nccn.org

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network provides Patient Guidelines on some cancer symptoms and treatment-related side effects.

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National Lymphedema Network (NLN)
Latham Square
116 New Montgomery Street, Suite 235
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 908-3681
(800) 541-3259
E-mail: nln@lymphnet.org
Website: www.lymphnet.org

NLN's provides information on lymphedema and its treatments, and referrals to treatment centers and support groups.  A quarterly newsletter is also available to paid members. Lymphedema is an accumulation of lymphatic fluid causing swelling in the arms(s), leg(s) or other areas of the body.

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"tlc"- Tender Loving Care
American Cancer Society
PO Box 395
Louisiana, MO 63353-0395
(800) 850-9445 (24 hours everyday)
Website: www.tlcdirect.org
Email: customerservice@tlccatalog.org

"tlc," a part of the ACS Patient Support Programs, combines expert information with helpful products for women coping with cancer treatment-related hair loss.  To request a free copy of the "tlc" catalog you can call toll-free (800) 850-9445.

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ChemoCare HeadWear
Website:  www.chemocareheadwear.com

ChemoCare HeadWear provides hats, turbans, sleep caps, mouth care, undershirts and swim caps for those dealing with hair loss due to chemotherapy, radiation, alopecia or burns.

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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Website: www.fda.gov

The FDA offers a wealth of information regarding cancer therapies, the drug development process, and reporting adverse events.  For information about their cancer specific services and programs, use the FDA Website index and search under 'cancer'.

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Turban Plus
Website: www.turbanplus.com

Turban Plus provides head wraps designed especially for women experiencing hair loss due to chemotherapy.

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