Yearly Archives: 2010

CancerLand Bookshelf: The Summer of Her Baldness

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Twelve years later and not much has changed. Not much. Not really. Starting with the entrance. He knocks twice, opens the door and hurriedly strides into the examining room. His energy speaks volumes (Places to go; patients to see. So many patients; so little time. ). I am sitting there, a veteran oncology patient, waiting…



Brown Bag Chat: Integrating Complementary Therapy Into Your Cancer Care

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Live OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Wednesday January 26, 2011 12:30-1:30 PM EST Ask the OncoLink experts your questions about complementary therapies that are available to you during your cancer treatment. A transcript will be available after the event in case you miss it. Integrating Complementary Therapy Into Your Cancer Care Experts  Kimberly Fleisher, RMT, M.S.Ed,…



“All I Want for Christmas” or “Am I Bad Person?”

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I was a greedy little urchin when it came to Christmas. When I was a kid, the main purpose of Christmas was to expand my growing G. I. Joe empire. I didn’t have just one G.I. Joe, but a whole platoon of them, including a kung fu grip G.I. Joe. The training tower, the Jeep,…



Physical Activity & Lymphedema (PAL) Trial Results with Dr. Kathryn Schmitz,PhD, MPH – Brown Bag Chat

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Date: Thursday December 9th, 2010 Time: 3:30-4:30 PM ET Dr. Schmitz hosted a live web chat for patients, fitness trainers and clinicians on www.oncolink.org at 3:30 ET on Thursday, Dec. 9. (See below for the latest results from the PAL trial). A transcript is available now in case you miss it. Physical Activity & Lymphedema…