Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Tea Helps Patients Feel Better

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Tea Helps Patients Feel Better

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LYNNE Lindsay, volunteer co-ordinator of Look Good Feel Better program, is pleased with the success of a fundraising Devonshire morning tea held at Cancer Council Queensland on September 8.

She said there has been a great attendance and all dressed up in the black-and-white theme.

Lynne said Wendy White from Bush Buddies lent hats and turbans for the event.

C[pounds sterling]She is also going to lend a selection to us for our workshops so the ladies may try them. She will also make them especially for them if they wish, which is very nice for cancer patients who have lost their hair as it helps to make them feel special.C[yen]

The Look Good Feel Better program is a free, non-medical, national community service program specifically for women, men and teenagers undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiation treatment for cancer.

C[pounds sterling]The appearance-related side effects of treatment, such as loss of hair, and changes to the colour and texture of the skin, can have a devastating effect on a person's self-esteem and confidence,C[yen] Lynne said. …

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