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Supportive Care
Positive Image Center

City of Hopeís Positive Image Centerô helps patients cope with the emotional, social and cosmetic effects of chemotherapy and other medical treatments. The centerís Duarte headquarters offers one-on-one consultations to about 150 patients each month, demonstrating various ways to conceal hair loss, along with skin care and corrective makeup techniques. Members of the Positive Image Center staff include an experienced fashion consultant, wig specialist, and others who are specially trained to help cancer patients cope with changes in their appearance. Post-mastectomy products, wigs and head coverings are available for purchase. The Positive Image Center can also be found at the City of Hope West Los Angeles Cancer Center, and in Spokane, Washington.

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Darrin Joy
1998 Annual Report
Suzanne Arriaga
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