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Teen Look Good...Feel Better
The American Cancer Society's Look Good...Feel Better for Teens is a unique, free program for teenage cancer patients, ages 13–17, that helps them cope with the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. The program addresses the needs of both boys and girls, including tips on skin care, hair and makeup. The program also provides information on nutrition, exercise, fitness and teen social issues.

Flashes of Hope
Flashes of Hope is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating uplifting portraits of children fighting cancer and other life threatening illnesses.  Sessions are held once a month at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. 

Beads of Courage®
Beads of Courage® is a resilience-based intervention program designed to support and strengthen the protective resources in children coping with serious illness. Through the program children tell their story using colorful beads as meaningful symbols of courage that commemorate milestones they have achieved along their unique treatment path.

For additional information on the above programs please contact Laura McCullough at 412-692-5798 or laura.mccullough@chp.edu; or Mike Shulock at 412-692-6100 or michael.shulock@chp.edu.

Last Update
May 20, 2013
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Last Update
May 20, 2013