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Outer Beauty Tips Lead to Inner Strength for Women with Breast Cancer

Resources for women fighting breast cancer that your doctor doesn't offer.

By the nature of its side effects, cancer treatment can make a private battle a very public affair. For a woman with cancer, having a bald head, pale skin or a missing breast can make her feel like she's being targeted by a bright spotlight and a banner that says, "Cancer patient."

But now more than ever, there are resources for women that will put the spotlight back on their work, their accomplishments and their life—and change that banner to simply read, "Woman."

In Tacoma, for example, there's the Breast Cancer Resource Center, which Patch's Jennifer Chancellor profiled last year.

There's the American Cancer Society Wig Bank in Tacoma, 1313 Broadway, Suite 100.

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