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Resources for Cancer Patients

September 18, 1997|BEVERLY BEYETTE

Reflections, a shop under the auspices of Rhonda Fleming Mann Resource Center for Women with Cancer. 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 163, Westwood; (310) 794-9090.

* Positive Appearance Center at the Joyce Eisenberg Keefer Breast Center, John Wayne Cancer Institute, St. John's Health Center. Fourth floor, West Wing, 2200 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica; (310) 582-7036.

* Positive Image Center at City of Hope. 1500 E. Duarte Road, Duarte; (818) 359-8111, Ext. 3842.

* Woman to Woman at Torrance Memorial Breast Center. 3275 Skypark Drive, Torrance; (310) 517-4660. Consultations by appointment for patients with hair loss; wigs and hats.

* "Look Good . . . Feel Better" women-only seminars sponsored by the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Assn. Individual makeup, hair replacement and prosthesis consultations. Local American Cancer Society offices have information on locations and dates. Also available at ACS' Web site, http//www.cancer.org, and at (800) 395-LOOK.

For the Record
Los Angeles Times Friday September 19, 1997 Home Edition Life & Style Part E Page 10 View Desk 1 inches; 23 words Type of Material: Correction
Shops for cancer patients--The author of the "Resources for Cancer Patients" listing in Thursday's Life & Style was misidentified. The writer was Maureen Sajbel.

* The Wellness Community sponsors quarterly appearance workshops with Nordstrom beauty director July Sellards. For dates and reservations, call (310) 314-2555.

* Nordstrom offers a range of services including mammography (at the Glendale store, in cooperation with Huntington Memorial Hospital). All stores have prosthesis fitters, by appointment, in lingerie departments. Harper's Bazaar Editor Liz Tilberis, a cancer survivor, will speak at a cosmetics event for women with cancer Sept. 24 in the South Bay Galleria Store, Redondo Beach. Information: (310) 542-9440.

* Miss Stevens is a lingerie store with a wide range of custom mastectomy goods and services, including sales and fitting of lingerie and swimwear. 9230 W. Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills; (310) 278-7987.

* Cal East Imports is a no-frills wholesale wig showroom serving the film industry and chemotherapy patients. Alterations done on premises. 232 S. Beverly Drive, Room 211, Beverly Hills; (310) 278-2520.

* Vera's Retreat in the Glen. Vera Brown, a cancer survivor, offers skin care treatments and makeup consultations for women undergoing cancer therapy. 2980 Beverly Glen Circle, Suite 100, Los Angeles; (310) 470-6362.

* Enid's Wig Salon specializes in chemotherapy and alopecia patients, offering wig sales, styling and alterations, and makeup seminars. Three Flags Center, 27601 Forbes Road, Suite 24, Laguna Niguel; (714) 582-9210.

* Tender Loving Care, a mail-order accessories catalog published by the American Cancer Society, offers hats, bras, breast forms, Cole of California swimwear. Call (800) 850-9445.

* JCPenney's Jodee After-Surgery Inner Fashions catalog offers post-surgery bras and breast forms by mail order. Call (800) 932-4115.

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