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Everything's Okay

Type: 
Book
Description: 

When Alesia Shute was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 7, her life was redirected as was that of her entire family. She would go on to survive six major surgeries that had never been tested on a child, several minor surgeries and countless hours of pain and months of hospitalization. Alesia had to grow up quickly and adjust to being sickly and different from others. Everything is Okay is her story of survival that details not only her recovery, but also her struggles through school, boys, marriage, and pregnancy, with some hilarious tales of business to boot.

Contact information: 
alesia@everythingsokaybook.com
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Alesia Shute
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Tons of info on an Ileostomy and the reversal and stoma care

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

This website is about what my husband experienced with his ileostomy and the reversal surgeries from the beginning to the recovery process in order to help inform others on what to expect. This website is dedicated to help others be informed of what they may go through. It also covers stoma care, videos on how to change the ostomy pouch, and much more.

Source: 
This is our website
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Woodmiser.net

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

My personal website for a resource to those who have been Larynjectomizede by caner but also how I still enjoy my life despite cancer. Basically it is how I live and enjoy what I almost lost.

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Speak-Eezy Club of the Delaware Valley

Type: 
Support groups
Description: 

Is a peer support group for laryngectomized patients operated as a club and has been established for over 30 years. Our group is open to patient/survivors and thier caregivers. We also encourage medical students to attend as an informative experience for them but require they first contact the group leadership. Meeting ar held on 2nd & 4th Thursday evenings

Contact information: 
Florence Bender Fox Chase Cancer Center (215) 728-2617 333 Cottman Ave Philadelphia, PA 19111
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Frank Owens-President/ Florence Bender-advising social worker/ Barbara Ebersole- advising SLP
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The Best of Friends

Type: 
Article
Description: 

An article published in Dana Farber's magazine Paths of Progress about me and two of my close friends who are also childhood cancer survivors of ALL. One of them is srisko.

Source: 
Dana Farber website, Paths of Progress
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Cindy Hutler
Publish date: 
spring/summer of 2009
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Camp Sunshine

Type: 
Organization
Description: 

A retreat for children challenged with different types of cancers and their families. Patients, siblings and parents are all included in activities, meals and support groups. The organization is non profit, and families are not charged for attending. It is volunteer run and many volunteers have been personally affected by the support present at Camp Sunshine. They have a full private resort, with a swimming pool, lake, playground, mini golf course, game rooms and a cafeteria. The accommodations are equal to a moderate hotel, with two bedrooms, a bathroom, microwave, refrigerator, TV and DVD player.

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Free mastectomy and hair loss items

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

http://CrickettsAnswerForCancer.com provides free wigs and mastectomy products which YOU choose as an honor to Crickett Juleus who lost her battle to breast cancer after a year and a half and a very young age.

ECaP (Exceptional Cancer Patients) Support Groups and online support/information

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

Bernie Seigel was a surgeon at Yale New Haven Hospital and has been an author of many books and audio CDs such as "Love, Medicine, and Miracles". He began spreading his message of love and healing during the 1980s. He continues to write and also hold seminars for cancer patients and medical professionals.

Contact information: 
www.ecap-online.org
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Dr. Bernie Seigel and his trained facilitators
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Cancer, life, and me...

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

My name’s Chris. I’m married to a lovely lady and have an awesome daughter. I am a survivor of childhood cancer. In April ’09, I stopped working due to medical illness.  Short version: I was diagnosed with cancer at age 7, and have since had radiation, chemotherapy and spinal surgeries. Although I am now cancer free, I am dealing with daily health complications and what feels like an older-than-should-be body.

Source: 
http://www.cancerlifeandme.com/who-i-am/
Publish date: 
July 5, 2009

National Cervical Cancer Coalition

Type: 
Organization
Description: 

A non-profit organization whose mission is "To Help women, family members and caregivers battle the personal issues related to cervical cancer and HPV and to advocate for cervical health in all women by promoting prevention through education about early vaccination, Pap testing regularly and HPV testing when recommended."

Contact information: 
Rachel Biety, Communication Manager rbiety@nccc-online.org 818-909-3849
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