Together We Can Learn About Living Without an Omentum

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Learn about the omentum, possible ramifications for living without an omentum, and some strategies that may help alleviate the symptoms experienced by some omentum-less individuals:

The Omentum   Dr. Anita Burock Stotts, Functional Medicine Practitioner

Overview of the Lymphatic System   S. Sanderson, Certified Lymphedema Specialist

My Story   Meg Wilkinson, Ovarian Cancer Survivor/Thriver/Advocate

Strategy #1: Eat Strategically    Carole Heaney, RN, MS, NBC-HWC

Strategy #2: Exercise Daily    Jillian Mertzlufft, Certified Personal Trainer

Strategy #3: Energize Lymph Flow   Sarah Avery, Dr. of Physical Therapy, Yoga Therapist


Help the Omentum Gain Momentum:

Share your experience(s) with ushelp us build and share knowledge among the community of omentum-less individuals and the professionals contributing their time for The Omentum Project:

 Try one or more strategies & 

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Together We Can Learn About Living Without an Omentum!!

The mission of The Omentum Project is to improve the quality of life for cancer survivors living without an omentum through awareness, education, and informal research.


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Share Your Experience:  

  • Complete the "Learn. Try. Share." survey 

  • After viewing the videos, complete the "Learn. Try. Share." survey, indicating one or more "actions steps" you will take (e.g. track food-mood-poop, or try kinesiology tape), and indicate the method you will use to share your experience.

  • Tell us About Your Experience 

  • Share your experience with us via email or video (indicate your preference in the "Learn. Try. Share." survey;

  • If you choose to share your experience via video journal, please watch:

    •    "Informal Research & Home Video Tips":

Informal Research & Home Video Tips

Katie Amo, Videographer

Together We Can Learn About Living Without an Omentum!!

Additional Resources

  • The Pilates Body, Brooke Siler

  • Yoga Journal

  • Medical Therapeutic Yoga: Biopsychosocial Rehabilitation and Wellness Care, Ginger Garner

1. The Omentum

Dr. Anita Burock Stotts, Functional Medicine Practitioner

2. An Overview of the Lymphatic System

Sandra Sanderson, Certified Lymphedema Specialist

3. My Story

Meg Wilkinson, Ovarian Cancer Survivor/Thriver/Advocate

4. Strategy #1: Eat Strategically 

Carole Heaney, RN, MS, NBC-HWC

5. Strategy #2: Exercise Daily 

Jillian Mertzlufft, Certified Personal Trainer

6. Strategy #3: Energize Lymph Flow

Sarah Avery, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Professional Yoga Therapist

7. Informal Research & Home Video Tips

Katie Amo, Videographer

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