Skin Disease Organizations
The American Academy of Dermatology
P.O. Box 4014
Schaumburg, IL 60168-4014
The American Academy of Dermatology is a professional organization of dermatologists. The website offers patient information on dermatology topics, publications, and assistance in finding a dermatologist.
American Cancer Society
Phone: 800. ACS-2345
The American Cancer Society is a national organization dedicated to cancer education, prevention, and research. Services include patient information, patient advocacy, and community programs.
Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.
2000 L Street, NW, Suite 710
Washington, DC 20036
The Lupus Foundation of America supports research and public education of lupus, and also offers support to lupus patients and their families. Its website offers patient education, publications, and research updates.
The National Psoriasis Foundation
6600 SW 92nd Ave., Suite 300
Portland, OR 97223-7195
The National Psoriasis Foundation advocates for patients with psoriasis via education and research support. The website includes information about treatment, research updates, and a physician directory.
The National Rosacea Society
196 James Street
Barrington, IL 60010
Phone: 888. NO-BLUSH
The National Rosacea Society provides awareness, public health information, newsletters, physician information, and research support.
National Vitiligo Foundation
Cornell Park Drive, Suite 207
Cincinnati, Ohio 45242
Phone: 513.793.NVFI (6834)
The National Vitiligo Foundation's mission is to increase public awareness of vitiligo, counsel patients and their families, and support research into vitiligo.
The Scleroderma Research Foundation
220 Montgomery Street, Suite 1411
San Francisco, CA 94104
The Scleroderma Research Foundation supports research and public education. The website includes a newsletter, patient information, and information on clinical trials into scleroderma.
The Skin Cancer Foundation
149 Madison Ave, Ste 901
New York, NY 10016
The Skin Cancer Foundation's mission is to provide information about skin cancer, (including public and physician education campaigns), encourage detection, and sponsor research. The website offers information on skin cancer, sun safety, and examining the skin for cancer.
The Sturge-Weber Foundation
P.O. Box 418
Mount Freedom, New Jersey 07970
Phone: 973.895.4445 or 800.627.5482
The Sturge-Weber Foundation (SWF) is an organization for people who have port wine stains, Sturge-Weber Syndrome, and Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome (red-purple birthmarks involving blood vessels). For patients and families, the SWF offers information and educational materials (including a newsletter, textbooks, and coloring books). The SWF also sponsors research into these conditions.
American Skin Association
6 East 43rd Street, 28th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212.889.4858 or 800.499.SKIN
The American Skin Association is collaboration of patients, families, advocates, physicians and scientists whose aim is to advance research and drive public awareness of skin disease.
National Eczema Association
4460 Redwood Highway Suite 16D
San Rafael, CA 94903-1953
Phone: 415.499.3474 or 800.818.7546
The National Eczema Association (NEA) is a national, patient-oriented organization working to improve the health and the quality of life of all persons living with atopic dermatitis/eczema. NEA provides emotional support, information, and resources to those who have the disease as well as their loved ones, while raising public awareness of the disease. In addition, NEA supports patients through public advocacy and research efforts.
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