If you are looking for more detailed information about specific skin conditions, patient support groups, or foundations, below are links to various resources
American Academy of Dermatology
Provides skin knowledge and education to empower you to make informed decision and to learn how to keep your skin, hair and nails healthy. This site has an A-Z definitions list of skin conditions; explains the roles of board-certified dermatologists; where to find a dermatologist; and shares free downloadable educational materials.
A Service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. This information should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals.
Mass General for Children Pediatric Dermatology Program
Mass General for Children (MGfC) provides a library of resources and tip sheets for conditions and prevention of diseases that affect children such as acne, lice treatments, psoriasis, sun safety, vitiligo and patch testing for contact dermatitis.
Trusted Health Information for You A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health (NIH). MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere—for free.
National Cancer Institute: U.S. National Institutes for Health
Information about melanoma treatments; prevention, genetics, & causes; screening and testing; clinical trials and outcomes; research and related items; and statistics.
Patient Support Groups
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society provides information regarding skin cancer (melanoma) prevention and early detection; guides for patients and families; what you need to know about clinical trials;
and sun basics made simple.
Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation
The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation is an independent, non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to supporting every person with cutaneous lymphoma by promoting awareness and education, advancing patient care, and facilitating research.
FIRST Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types
This website provides accurate, easy to understand information about the distinctive types of ichthyosis, incidence, key findings, and how FIRST can help you to locate a physician that's knowledgeable about treating ichthyosis.
Melanoma Research Foundation
Supports medical RESEARCH for finding effective treatments and eventually a cure for melanoma; educates patients and physicians about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of melanoma and act as an ADVOCATE for the melanoma community to raise the awareness of this disease and the need for a cure.
National Alopecia Areata Foundation
The National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF) supports research to find a cure or acceptable treatment for alopecia areata, supports those with the disease, and educates the public about alopecia areata.
National Eczema Foundation
The goals of this website are to provide education about the treatment and management of eczema, provide support for those who have eczema and their families, help create meaningful opportunities for research, and speak out on issues affecting those with eczema.
National Psoriasis Foundation
The National Psoriasis Foundation works to find a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and to eliminate their devastating effects through research,