The social workers at the
Virginia Piper Cancer Institute are an integrated part of the medical team.
These professionals provide resources and services to patients and families
experiencing a cancer diagnosis. Learn more about our oncology social workers.
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Through this service, women in active cancer treatment learn techniques to restore their self-image and cope with appearance-related side effects. Certified volunteer cosmetologists conduct group sessions or one-on-one salon visits to provide tips on makeup, skin and nail care and head coverings.
This program provides information or rehabilitative and support services to breast cancer patients. Co-sponsored by the American Cancer Society and United Hospital Volunteer Services, the program also offers transportation to and from treatment by volunteer drivers.