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Classy gowns for cancer treatment
San Francisco Chronicle

When Maria Lucas underwent radiation for breast cancer, she said her doctors, the hospital and the radiation center had everything covered. Except her back end. “I had counseling and nutritional counseling. I got three free months at the local fitness center,” said Lucas, 52, of Napa, who was diagnosed in late 2010 and underwent a lumpectomy to remove the tumor, follow-up surgery to take out any remaining cancer cells in surrounding tissue and radiation in 2011. “They just give you everything, but then they give you this crappy, open-in-the-back hospital gown.”