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The visit by HRH Crown Princess Mary for the renaming of the Centre was a tribute to the quality of the work we do

Our patients enjoy a panoramic view during radiation therapy treatment

Health in our hands – treating our patients with compassion, dignity and respect
and gaining a better understanding of their needs

For decades the facility at Westmead has been a leading Australian centre for treatment, teaching and research.

Multi-Disciplinary Team Care Approach: Wouldn't you prefer it if all of your specialists were talking to each other,
deciding on the best treatment for you?

Translational cancer research, sees researchers working very closely with clinicians
to improve outcomes for our patients

The Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre Westmead
Internationally accredited as a ESMO Designated Center of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care

Introducing Professor Anna deFazio, Sydney West Chair in Translational Cancer Research
who is pioneering groundbreaking research into ovarian cancer.

Care Coordinators - dedicated to helping in all aspects of disease treatment and side-effects.

LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER

Look Good Feel Better Program

This national program helps men and women living with cancer to improve their appearance and self esteem by teaching beauty techniques to camouflage the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment.

The Look Good, Feel Better team

During a two hour workshop, under the guidance of experienced and specially trained volunteers, clients are shown how to deal with changes that may occur during their treatment (loss of hair, eyebrows and lashes, redness and dryness of the skin, facial weight gain or loss) through the use of skincare, make-up, wigs, turbans, hats and other accessories.

An experienced fitter is also in attendance to demonstrate the use and care of wigs.

Workshops are free of charge and are held almost every week at various locations around the metropolitan area. They are also held in some country locations on a regular basis.

The client receives beauty products for their use during the workshop, which can be taken home afterwards.

The Look Good…Feel Better program was founded and developed by the Australian cosmetic industry in May 1990 (through its former industry association, the CTFAA), and is administered through the registered charitable organisation, the Cancer Patients Foundation Ltd.

If you wish to bring a friend or family member with you please feel free to do so, however it will not be possible for them to take an active part in the workshop itself.

Click on the following links for further information on:

Look Good Feel Better Website

Fact Sheet

To Register
  • Call 1800 650 960 OR
  • Register online at www.lgfb.org.au OR
  • Complete the Workshop Registration Form (click to open) and fax to 02 8569 1829

For 2019 workshop dates held across Western Sydney click on the any of the following facilities:

1. Crown Princes Mary Cancer Centre Westmead

2. Blacktown Cancer & Haematology Centre

3. Nepean Cancer Care Centre

 

Nearby free parking for all attendees

To find other workshops in NSW click here

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