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    Programs that help cancer patients, accident victims, burn patients and others with temporary or permanent conditions that affect their features, cope with the appearance-related effects of their illness, injury, disability or treatment regimen by teaching them cosmetic techniques that will help restore their appearance and self-image. Services may include workshops, literature and information about make-up, hair alternatives, skin and nail care as well as wig, scarf, hat and turban demonstrations (for cancer patients coping with the side-effects of chemotherapy and radiation) or suggestions regarding appearance enhancement options available to people with other types of challenges. Participants may receive cosmetics donated by the cosmetic industry that they can use at home.

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    Hope Lives! The Lydia Dody Breast Cancer Support CenterOffers support for women currently in breast cancer treatment. Services are designed to manage the emotional and physical side effects of treatment. Areas of care include massage, healing touch, acupuncture, yoga, wig and hair care, individual counseling, and chiropractic care. Monthly support groups are only available to existing clients. Larimer CountyHope Lives! The Lydia Dody Breast Cancer Support CenterHope Lives! The Lydia Dody Breast Cancer Support Center
    Look Good Feel Better - American Cancer SocietyThe Look Good Feel Better group workshop is a 2-hour, hands-on workshop which includes: -A detailed description and demonstration of the 12-step skin care and makeup program -Instruction on options relating to hair loss, including wigs (types/care), turbans, and scarves, nail care -Helpful suggestions on clothing and ways to use flattering colors and shapes, as well as ways to camouflage areas of concern during cancer treatment. Each patient participating in a group workshop receives a free kit of cosmetics, donated by the cosmetic industry, to use as tools to learn techniques during the program and take home. A group program typically includes 6 to 10 patients and several volunteer licensed beauty professionals who conduct the workshop.Mesa County2754 Compass Dr. Grand Junction - American Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society - Nationwide
    TLC-Hair Loss and Mastectomy Products - American Cancer SocietyWe offer products for women coping with breast cancer or any cancer treatment that causes hair loss as well as advice on how to use these products. Products include wigs, hairpieces, hats, turbans, breast forms.Mesa County2754 Compass Dr. Grand Junction - American Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society - Nationwide
    Women's Cancer Resources (Weld) / American Cancer SocietyReach to Recovery provides women facing a breast cancer diagnosis with one-on-one support over the phone or in-person from a breast cancer survivor. All volunteers are trained and certified by Reach to Recovery standards. Weld CountyAmerican Cancer Society / WeldAmerican Cancer Society - Nationwide

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