Cancer takes its toll on women emotionally and physically. For many, some tips on looking healthier can make them feel better as they fight their battle.
A free program for cancer patients, “Look Good … Feel Better,” will be offered at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center from 6 to 8 p.m. April 3.
During the program, volunteers will offer cosmetology tips at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center’s 3A Conference Room, 5555 W. Thunderbird Road. Cosmetology professionals will help participants learn about skin changes and hair loss; care of a wig, scarves, turbans and hats; dry skin; and discolored nails. A free cosmetic kit will be provided.
The American Cancer Society's Look Good Feel Better program is a community-based, free program. Since 1989, Look Good Feel Better has served more than 800,000 women in the United States and is supported by more than 15,000 volunteers. "Each two-hour, hands-on workshop includes a 12-step skin care and makeup lesson, nail care techniques, and professional advice on how to deal with hair loss using wigs, scarves, hats, hairpieces, and other accessories," according to www.lookgoodfeelbetter.org.
Patients at various stages of treatment receive personal attention during the programs. The Look Good Feel Better toll-free information and referral line – 1-800-395-LOOK (5665) is available for information.
To register, call Kelly Gruber at 602-865-5450.