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NOV 13, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle

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For Argentine chemo patients, mirrors can hurt

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — For cancer patients dealing with the physical and psychological trauma of the disease, even looking in the mirror can be difficult. Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in Argentina, after heart disease, and the country's cancer mortality rate is the third highest in Latin America after Cuba and Trinidad and Tobago, the Pan American Health Organization says. Staying optimistic is known to increase the odds of survival, and appearance can have an outsized impact. [...] the program's theme, "Hope is beautiful." Makeup tips include techniques for ... Read More

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