Doctor’s Medical Center celebrates cancer survivors
on March 26, 2013
At an event organized by Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo last Wednesday; former breast cancer patients celebrated their survival of cancer. The survivors received special treatments like free beauty makeovers and make-up gift bags, which donated by Bare Escentuals, a company based in San Francisco.
For the women who were there, it was a moment to reflect on the effect the disease has had on their lives. They celebrated life altogether and enjoyed the special care they got on the first day of spring. “This event provides an afternoon of inspiration, hope, and a little glamour to breast cancer survivors and the people who supported them during one of the toughest experiences of their lives,” said Dr. Madhi Shetti, medical director for the Department of Radiation Oncology at the hospital’s Cancer Center.
Even though the women have won their battles against cancer, they still face the challenge of rebuilding their strength. “For many who have faced grueling months of cancer treatment, fellowship and support are an important part of the healing process,” Shetti said.
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