A SURGE IN SELF-CON­FI­DENCE

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Women in cancer treat­ment are re­port­ing im­proved self-im­age af­ter fin­ish­ing the Look Good Feel Bet­ter pro­gramme. The pub­lic ser­vice ini­tia­tive teaches beauty tech­niques to help those with cancer man­age the ap­pear­ance-re­lated side ef­fects of treat­ment. The Look Good Feel Bet­ter 2017 global par­tic­i­pant sur­vey, which fol­lowed 13,300 par­tic­i­pants across eight coun­tries, found that be­fore the work­shop, 52 per cent felt con­fi­dent in their ap­pear­ance. That num­ber in­creased to nearly 94 per cent fol­low­ing work­shop par­tic­i­pa­tion. Ninety-six per cent of re­spon­dents said the pro­gramme boosted their self-im­age. The free pro­gramme has served 1.9 mil­lion women world­wide.

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