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St. Mary Medical Center Offers 'Look Good Feel Better' Program

Program designed to help women combat the appearance-related side effects of radiation and chemotherapy.

 

The St. Mary Regional Cancer Center is offering a free monthly program to teach beauty techniques to women who are actively undergoing cancer treatment.

As part the hospital’s integrated services to promote the healing of body, mind, and spirit, Look Good…Feel Better is designed to help women combat the appearance-related side effects of radiation and chemotherapy. Classes are taught by licensed cosmetologists, who are specially-trained by the American Cancer Society. Women practice techniques using products donated by the cosmetics industry.

The program is open to all women with cancer who are undergoing chemotherapy, radiation, or other forms of treatment. In the United States alone, more than 700,000 women have participated in the program. Sessions are held the fourth Wednesday of each month, from 10 a.m. to noon in the St. Mary Regional Cancer Center, Ground Floor, Outpatient Care Facility, 1201 Langhorne-Newtown Road, Langhorne, PA 19047.

2012 Sessions (Wednesdays):

Jan. 25, Feb. 22, March 28, April 25, May 23, June 27, July 25, Aug. 22, Sept. 26, Oct. 24, Nov. 28, Dec. 19.

Additional cancer support services are offered by Gilda’s Club St. Mary, which includes weekly networking groups, lectures, workshops and social events. Specific Gilda’s Club programs include the Breast Cancer Support GroupSpouses Support GroupProstate Cancer Support Group, and more.

To register for a Look Good…Feel Better® session or receive more information, call 215.710.4511 or e-mail jcostalas@stmaryhealthcare.org. To learn about additional programs offered in the St. Mary Regional Cancer Center call 215.710.5300.

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