Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Posted September 27th, 2009

Legal Clinic for the Disabled, Inc. I’m often asked, “Do I need to tell my employer I have cancer?” Not to sound like a lawyer, but, the answer is yes and no. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, a job applicant’s health is not something that should be discussed. A prospective employer should not ask […]

Be a Cancer Myth Buster

Posted September 20th, 2009

One of the saddest days I ever experienced working in the cancer center was when a woman, newly diagnosed with breast cancer, broke down in tears and told me that she had caused her breast cancer. She further clarified that her sisters and mother had told her that you get cancer as a punishment for […]

Welcome – A Note from Our Editor in Chief

Posted September 18th, 2009

Welcome to the OncoLink Blog. This blog gives our readers a chance to react to and comment on key cancer news topics and provides a forum for OncoLink Experts and readers to share opinions and learn from each other. Our goal for this blog is to continue the conversation we have been having with our […]