We are extremely proud to have the support of these organizations who support us in our aim to raise the awareness of and increase access to scalp cooling for cancer patients no matter where they are based in the world.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network®(NCCN®)
This US not-for-profit alliance of 27 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education, NCCN is dedicated to improving the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives.
As the arbiter of high-quality cancer care, NCCN promotes the importance of continuous quality improvement and recognizes the significance of creating clinical practice guidelines appropriate for use by patients, clinicians, and other health care decision-makers.
HairToStay is a national US organization dedicated to increasing access to scalp cooling for patients with financial need while educating the public and health professionals about the benefits of scalp cooling.
HairToStay helps to level the playing field through need-based grants, so that as many cancer patients as possible have access to this life-changing treatment.
Walk the Walk
Walk the Walk is the UK’s largest grant making breast cancer charity. They are dedicated to raising money and awareness for vital breast cancer causes, whilst encouraging women, men and children to start walking as a way of keeping fitter, healthier and as an important part of cancer prevention.
Over the past 15 years the charity committed to funding a long-term initiative to ensure Paxman Scalp Cooling Systems are available to all NHS hospitals in the UK offering chemotherapy treatment.
The Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust
The only UK charity funding medical research specifically into cancer affecting teenagers and young adults, where it can frequently strike in dangerous and complex forms.
The Trust also funds measures to improve the quality of life for young cancer patients, both during and in the aftermath of their illnesses. They offer support to all of the 29 hospitals throughout the UK that treat teenage cancer.
The London-based UK charity Future Dreams raises funds to support women through their breast cancer journey and works on a number of campaigns to create awareness and fund research projects, with a focus on secondary breast cancer.
CHILL, Cancer-related Hair Loss, International Leadership and Linkage, is a collaboration between cancer specialists in several countries to collect and share knowledge about the treatment and prevention of chemotherapy-induced hair loss, and scalp-cooling as a treatment to address this side effect.
CHILL maintains the website as well as a global registry to reflect the incidence of hair loss in daily clinical practise. This platform facilitates the exchange of information among patients, physicians, nurses and researchers.
The Rapunzel Project
A US non-profit organization dedicated to helping chemotherapy patients keep their hair during treatment. What was once a fantasy – that patients could keep their hair during chemotherapy – is now a reality. This was the inspiration for the creation and naming of The Rapunzel Project.
Infinite Strength’s mission is to make medical treatments more accessible for all breast cancer patients and to offset costs that often are not covered by insurance, but can make all the difference in the healing process, both physically and emotionally.
Infinite Strength raises funds to help cover the cost of Paxman Scalp Cooling for qualifying patients receiving their treatment at Smilow Cancer Hospital, CT, USA.
Cold Capital Fund
Cold Capital Fund provides financial assistance to chemotherapy patients in the DC-Area (MD, VA, and DC) of the US looking to use cold caps.
They believe that the choice to prevent hair loss should not be dependent on financial ability. Their aim is to ease – if not lift entirely – the financial burden for cancer patients who want to keep their hair while going through treatment.
The Cool Head Project
The Cool Head Project Fund was established at the Upstate Foundation to offset the cost of scalp cooling to ensure that this technology available to more patients the Upstate Cancer Center in Syracuse, USA because the treatment is not yet covered by all insurances.
High Country Breast Cancer Foundation
High Country Breast Cancer Foundation is to support breast cancer patients, survivors, and their families in the High Country of North Carolina, USA. The funds raised through events assist local women and men fighting breast cancer, including money provided for scalp cooling.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) provide programs and services to help people in the US whose lives have been impacted by breast cancer. Their Breast Cancer Helpline provides peer support services from volunteers with a personal history of breast cancer.
Their goal is to provide information, community and support that you can trust, is easy for you to access and respectful of you and your situation. All their resources are carefully and frequently reviewed by some of the country’s leading healthcare experts and informed by people living with breast cancer.
Tigerlily Foundation is a national US breast cancer foundation providing education, awareness, advocacy and hands-on support to young women (15-45) – before, during and after breast cancer. Through their programs, they seek to educate and empower women of all backgrounds, including those at heightened risk, those facing health disparities, and those with less access to care.
Sharsheret, a national US non-profit organization, improves the lives of Jewish women and families living with or at increased genetic risk for breast or ovarian cancer through personalized support and saves lives through educational outreach.
Sharsheret provides services and subsidies for eligible individuals for non-medical services that are critical to a woman’s quality of life and body image, and that are only partly covered by insurance companies, if at all, through their Best Face Forward 2.0 services. These services include financial subsidies for cold caps (scalp cooling treatment).
Breastcancer.org is a non-profit organization and the leading US patient-focused resource for breast health and breast cancer information and support. Their expert information engages, educates, and empowers people along with their dynamic peer support community helping them make the best decisions for their lives.