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October 2, 2011 12:00 AM

Makeover gives chemotherapy patients a boost

“I just got my first haircut in two years, which is great, but it’s coming in so thin,” says Jeri Brown, a 51-year-old Los Angeles resident who is undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer that has metastasized into her spine. She catches her self-critical tone and digresses. “See, I’m complaining, but really, it’s like, thank God I have hair. It used to be so healthy, it would bounce, and now it’s like straw, but you know what, it’s there.”

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