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Besides, the group meets from 6 to 7 the fourth Wednesday of almost any month in the Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 223, Glen Burnie. By using only licensed cosmetologists to counsel cancer patients we can exercise quality control over the program.
Its goals are simply to boost ‘self esteem’ and overall wellbeing of cancer patients by helping to improve their appearance while undergoing cancer treatments.
Spokesman emphasized that the program neither interferes with patients’ medical treatments nor provides medical advice. Anyway, area salons providing this service include A Place Called Hair in Naperville, Merrill Salon in Wheaton and Naturally Yours in Western Springs. Last 17 months are a nightmare for cancer patient Georgia Comfort, 39, of Carol Stream.
It’s a well-known fact that the chemical warfare doctors use against cancer takes a terrible ll on an individual’s outward appearance. Dry, blotchy skin; nail spotting and ridging; obesity removal; complexions that look sallow or gray; dark circles under the eyes and ”sunburned” skin from radiation therapy, During medical treatments, patients may suffer complete hair loss. Johnson Rambo noted that as they won’t stay on. So, the Look Good. You should take it into account. Feel Better program is provided as a service, ‘JohnsonRambo’ said, and isn’t designed to promote or recommend any particular product line for cosmetics or wigs to cancer patients. Consultation time is donated to cancer patients.
JohnsonRambo also provides her training time to other beauty professionals at no charge. Newly developed program is the joint creation of the American Cancer Society, the National Cosmetology Association and the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association.
Feel Better is a free ‘one hour’ presentation given by certified, licensed cosmetologists who have received special training.
Dispensing hope, encouragement and beauty ‘know how’, these professionals can special program called Look Good. Feel Better has helped restore Comfort’s confidence in her appearance by providing beauty advice on skin care and guidance in choosing a wig.
Shortly after the discovery of her breast cancer, the disease spread to her lymph system.
Merrill, who has worked with cancer patients for the last five years, fits wigs in an elegantly decorated, private area off the main salon.
Her full service establishment offers everything from hair care and facials to specially formulated cosmetics and wardrobe planning. Rather than buy, I’m talking about provided at no charge to any cancer patient who prefers to borrow, a wig. 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. Feel Better information to cancer patients. Offered primarily through participating salons, cosmetologists also make house or hospital calls to present the Look Good.