Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (May 1, 2009)---Are you experiencing skin, facial and nail changes during your cancer treatment? Botsford Hospital’s Cancer Center is offering an American Cancer Society program called Look Good… Feel Better that provides information and cosmetic advice to women battling cancer.
This program is a free, supportive, informative and enjoyable first step toward renewed self-esteem, self-confidence and emotional recovery for female cancer patients undergoing radiation or chemotherapy. The session includes hands-on instruction on makeup, skin care and suggestions for using wigs, turbans and scarves. It also includes tips on nail care during treatment. Further, a makeup gift bag will be donated to all participants.
This program is a one-time experience that takes place the second Monday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Botsford Cancer Center located at 27900 Grand River Ave. in Farmington Hills. Sessions are limited to 12 people and are open to any woman undergoing cancer treatment in the area. Pre-registration is required.
Look Good…Feel Better is offered through a partnership of the American Cancer Society, the Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association and the National Cosmetology Association. For more information or to register, please call Jeri Davis, MLSW, at (248) 473-4813.
Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330 bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $10.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.
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