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Looking Good During Cancer

Looking better often helps people feel better. These programs for Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patients focus on skin care, make-up, and cover-ups for hair loss. Also see our list of stores and organizations that offer wigs, head coverings, and consultations.

Beauty and Cancer Program

SCCA patients can get suggestions for personal care during cancer treatment and support from caring volunteers through the Beauty and Cancer Program. Volunteers can assist with hats, turbans, wigs, skin care, and make-up, and can help identify related community resources.
When: Call (206) 598-3604 to schedule an appointment with a Beauty and Cancer volunteer
Where: 8-SE at University of Washington Medical Center

Look Good ... Feel Better

For women and teens undergoing cancer treatment, this American Cancer Society program focuses on skin care, cosmetics, wigs, and head wraps. Patients will receive a complimentary makeover and cosmetic samples. Get more information.
When: For information on upcoming class dates, please call the Resource Center at (206) 288-2081
Where: SCCA outpatient clinic on Lake Union

SCCA Wig Closet

The program is open to SCCA patients and requires an appointment. One complimentary wig is available to SCCA patients for hair loss.
When: Schedule an appointment by calling (206) 288-2081 or stop by the Resource Center
Where: Resource Center on the 3rd floor of the SCCA outpatient clinic on Lake Union

Head Shaves and Wig Trims at Shine

At Shine, SCCA’s cancer specialty store, we offer complimentary head shaves and wig trims. An appointment is strongly encouraged to ensure that a licensed cosmetologist is on site at the time you'd like a head shave. Only licensed professionals can perform head shaves.
When: Call (206) 288-7560 to schedule an appointment
Where: Shine, 207 Pontius Ave. N, Suite 101 (Next to SCCA House)