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‘Look Good Feel Better’ Program for Cancer Patients and Survivors

WHAT: Free educational session from the American Cancer Society in which participants will learn specific techniques for dealing with hair loss and skin changes from chemotherapy and radiation.
The workshop will include:
• Description and demonstration of the 12-step skin care/makeup program
• Discussion of options in regard to nail care and hair loss—including  wigs, turbans and scarves
• Advice on selecting clothes that most fit and flatter and ways to camouflage areas of concern
WHY: Many women experience hair loss and skin changes when undergoing cancer treatment. Participants will learn to make the most of their appearance during these treatments, and those who register early will take home a makeup package valued at $200.
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday, Nov. 30, 2015
WHERE: UPMC East, Conference Center B, Ground Level, 2775 Mosside Blvd., Monroeville, Pa., 15146
This event is free and open to the public, though registration is required. To register, or for more information, call 1-800-227-2345.
Note to Media: To cover the event, pre-arrangements must be made by contacting Stephanie Stanley at or 412-855-8690.

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