Wishing You Well Program and Necessities Bag – Breast Cancer Resource Center Blog

Wishing You Well Program and Necessities Bag

The Wishing You Well Program is a service designed by The Breast Cancer Resource Center of Santa Barbara to provide practical guidance and essential supplies to women scheduled for mastectomy surgery.

BCRCSB Necessities Bag

The Wishing You Well Program is a service designed by The Breast Cancer Resource Center of Santa Barbara to provide practical guidance and essential supplies to women scheduled for mastectomy surgery.  

We hope that the products and helpful hints information contained in the Necessities Tote Bag will aid in your comfort during your hospital stay and homecoming challenges.  The tote along with its contents listed below, was designed by women who have undergone similar mastectomy surgery and intended to ease in your comfort and help you recuperate.  

  • Soothing Lip Balm 
  • Life Saver Rolls – fruit flavored
  • Emery Board
  • Tissue Packs 
  • 5”x 9” Surgical Bandages labeled “extra cushioning”
  • 4” x 4” All Purpose Gauze Pads
  • Gentle Paper Tape 
  • Bacitracin Ointment Tube or single packs
  • Alcohol Wipes – single packs 
  • Pre-Moistened flushable wash clothes (i.e., Cottonelle)
  • Cotton Undershirts – or post-surgical camisole
  • Pillow with soft cover

As soon as you recover feel free to visit us at 55 Hitchcock Way, Suite 101, Santa Barbara, and ask us how we may be of further service to you.  You may also contact us at 805-569-9693, or e-mail [email protected] if you or your caretaker should have any questions about our programs and services.

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