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Advice From A Wish Family: Pediatrician Shelly

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Shelly Flais is a pediatrician, clinical professor at Northwestern University, and wish parent. Last year, her daughter Nancy was diagnosed with cancer. Chemotherapy began almost right away and support staff referred the Flais family to Make-A-Wish Illinois.

May 19, 2020

Advice From A Wish Family: Pediatrician Shelly

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Shelly Flais is a pediatrician, clinical professor at Northwestern University, and wish parent. Last year, her daughter Nancy was diagnosed with cancer. Chemotherapy began almost right away and support staff referred the Flais family to Make-A-Wish Illinois.

Advice From A Wish Family: Ramona

Ramona Lapp Whitt
Ramona and her family know volumes about isolation and distancing stemming from her brain tumor diagnosis in 2015. Surgery and proton radiation immediately helped, but doctors discovered a recurrence in 2018 and Ramona had another surgery and an additional round of more than 30 proton radiation treatments.

Mar 30, 2020

Advice From A Wish Family: Ramona

Ramona Lapp Whitt
Ramona and her family know volumes about isolation and distancing stemming from her brain tumor diagnosis in 2015. Surgery and proton radiation immediately helped, but doctors discovered a recurrence in 2018 and Ramona had another surgery and an additional round of more than 30 proton radiation treatments.

Ideas for Kids at Home from our Wish Granters

Wish Journey
For the children we serve, the wish journey is just as important as the wish itself.

Mar 19, 2020

Ideas for Kids at Home from our Wish Granters

Wish Journey
For the children we serve, the wish journey is just as important as the wish itself.

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