“Look Good, Feel Better” is a national public service program for
female cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation. Dedicated
to improving self-esteem and quality of life for female cancer patients,
the program – presented by the Cancer Support Community at Monmouth
Medical Center, Southern Campus - will be held on Monday, April 18 from
12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Center for Healthy Living in Lakewood.
This program helps improve the self-image and appearance of female cancer
patients by providing hands-on beauty techniques to manage the appearance-related
side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Patients will learn
to cope with the side effects of treatment and feel comfortable with changes
in their appearance by receiving a personal makeover by a cosmetology
The Cancer Support Community offers support, education and hope for those
affected by a cancer diagnosis. Programs each month include relaxation
and guided imagery; beading buddies; yoga; mindfulness meditation; exercise
for strength; all blood cancers; coping with progression; metastatic and
recurrent; and what to expect for the newly diagnosed and those who support them.
“Look Good, Feel Better” will take place at Center for Healthy
Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. Registration is required
by calling the American Cancer Society at 1.800.227.2345.
About Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus
Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus is an acute-care community hospital
located in Lakewood, Ocean County. A RWJBarnabas Health facility, Monmouth
Medical Center, Southern Campus merged with Monmouth Medical Center, a
teaching hospital located in Long Branch, Monmouth County, in 2014. The
hospitals are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the
communities they proudly serve through expanded access to specialty outpatient
services that focus on preventive medicine and healthy living. The partnership
has also expanded patients' access to geriatric and pediatric emergency
services, as well as outpatient neurology, oncology and geriatric services.
Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus has converted to all private
rooms, which makes it the only provider in the region with all private
rooms for overnight stays. For more information about Monmouth Medical
Center, Southern Campus, visit