Inclusion in the Provider Directory does not imply recommendation or endorsement nor does omission in the Provider Directory imply WebMD disapproval. Actually the WebMD ‘Provider Directory’ is provided by WebMD for use by the general public as a quick reference of information about Providers. Shortly after the discovery of her breast cancer, the disease spread to her lymph system.
She described her situation as not only a fight for her life but also a ravaging assault on her femininity.
Feel Better has helped restore Comfort’s confidence in her appearance by providing beauty advice on skin care and guidance in choosing a wig. Accordingly a special program called Look Good.
Offered primarily through participating salons, cosmetologists also make house or hospital calls to present the Look Good.
Feel Better information to cancer patients.
They discuss how cancer therapies may change hair, skin and nails and after all give advice on wigs, hairpieces, use of head scarves, makeup tricks and specialized nail care. Then again, by using only licensed cosmetologists to counsel cancer patients we can exercise quality control over the program. By the way, the spokesman emphasized that the program neither interferes with patients’ medical treatments nor provides medical advice. Then, its goals are simply to boost selfesteem and overall ‘well being’ of cancer patients by helping to improve their appearance while undergoing cancer treatments. Merrill, who has worked with cancer patients for the last five years, fits wigs in an elegantly decorated, private area off the main salon. Remember, rather than buy, we are talking about provided at no charge to any cancer patient who prefers to borrow, a wig. Her fullservice establishment offers everything from hair care and facials to specially formulated cosmetics and wardrobe planning. Her salon has housed the donor wig bank of the Du Page Amrican Cancer Society, and she estimates she has a stock of nearly 200 donated wigs, since 1985.
Did you know that the last 17 months are a nightmare for cancer patient Georgia Comfort, 39, of Carol Stream.