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Hope Connections For Cancer Support

Look Good...Feel Better is a hands-on workshop conducted by volunteer cosmetologists. It includes a 12-step skin care and makeup program and a demonstration on how to use wigs, turbans, scarves and hats to help a woman cope with the side effects of cancer treatment.

Patients must be undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment. This program is a partnership between the American Cancer Society, the Personal Care Products Council, and the National Cosmetology Association. RSVP required 3 weeks in advance.

Location: Hope Connections for Cancer Support, 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 100, Bethesda, Maryland, 20814. For information contact 301-493-5002 or info@hopeconnectionsforcancer.org.

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