DURHAM (WTVD) --For cancer patients and their families it's not often, or maybe even at all, that they can unwind with a spa day.
Massages and make-overs take on a whole new meaning at Duke Cancer Institute's Supportive Care and Survivorship Day, which celebrate the fight of patients, survivors and their families with therapeutic treatments, classes, and a panel on survivorship and information on the latest cancer research.
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ABC11 was there and found out how a day of pampering takes on a whole new meaning for those struggling to beat their battle with cancer, and the family members who are also fighting right alongside them.
Denise is a caregiver for her daughter who has cancer and said having someone tending to her is a nice change of pace.
Jane is still getting used to the fact that she has cancer and went to get fitted for a wig.
Brenda is from Virginia. She and her daughter both have cancer, and were completely surprised to come across the Supportive Care and Survivorship Day while at the center for a regular appointment.
This is Diane's fourth time battling cancer. She said she appreciates the opportunity to learn useful daily tips in fighting her battle through the classes that were offered.
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