For women dealing the realities of radiation or chemotherapy treatment, the side effects of therapy can be detrimental to a patient's confidence. A group called Look Good Feel Better has made it their mission to give cancer patients a boost of confidence in the face of the deadly disease, according to Georgia's WALB
Look Good Feel Better offers complimentary classes for cancer patients and uses donated cosmetic items such a make-up and lotion. They teach women the best ways to wear a wig, draw on eyebrows and other methods to help them look their best during treatment.
Cheryol Ford, a 32-year-old breast cancer patient, believes that the program has improved her self-image.
"When I got my biopsy results, I broke down. I thought I was too young to have breast cancer. ...Then I started coming to the classes and I've reached out to a lot of people and I'm constantly speaking about breast cancer to other people, motivating them and letting them know it's going to be okay," she told the news source.
According to BreastCancer.org, there are over 2.5 million breast cancer survivors currently living in the United States.