A Dietitian’s Strange Affair with Sugar

Posted June 28th, 2010

At least once a week, if not more, I find myself in the strange position of trying to convince someone to eat more sugar. It is not that I think that everyone should eat more sugar, it’s not that I think sugar is healthy, but the information regarding sugar and cancer gets so distorted by […]


CancerLand Bookshelf: Bald in the Land of Big Hair

Posted June 21st, 2010

It was the late, great Art Linkletter who coined the phrase, Kids Say the Darndest Things to describe the uncensored and often very funny comments that fly out of kids’ mouths. Well, I’d like to borrow those famous words and edit them ever so slightly to read, People Say the Darndest Things to Cancer Survivors. […]


Fatherless Day

Posted June 20th, 2010

Another Father’s Day has come and gone.  Another Hallmark holiday for the books.  As nice as it is to have a day to recognize Dads, we should also think about the Dads who are with us only in spirit. There must be millions of Americans without their fathers due to cancer.  My daughter was almost […]


Get Off Your Ass!

Posted June 14th, 2010

It may be the last thing on your mind when you’re going through treatment, or recovering from it. It’s exercise, and it may be the best self-help you can do. I’ve been out of shape all my life. I’ve always been over weight, to one degree or another. I never really participated in any kind […]


Brown Bag Chat: Cancer Survivorship

Posted June 2nd, 2010

Thursday, June 10th, 12:30-1:30PM ET Ask the OncoLink experts your questions about cancer survivorship. You can submit questions ahead of time or during the live event. A transcript will be available after the event in case you miss it. Cancer Survivorship Experts include: Christine Hill-Kayser, MD is Co-Chief Resident in the Department of Radiation Oncology […]