Brown Bag Chat: Sun Safety & Melanoma

Posted March 24th, 2011

Date: May 13, 2011 Time: 12-1pm EST Join the OncoLink Team for a live, interactive webchat about sun safety, melanoma risk, diagnosis and treatment. Our experts will address your questions during the live event, or you can submit questions ahead of time. You can use your (public) Twitter account to participate during the live event […]

Reaction to the nuclear threat in Japan

Robert D. Forrest, CHP Director, Radiation Safety, University of Pennsylvania James M Metz, MD Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Clinical Division Radiation Oncology at Penn Medicine and Editor and Chief of OncoLink With the nuclear trouble unfolding in Japan we are receiving many questions regarding the current situation and risk for individuals and travelers to […]


Posted March 16th, 2011

The whole world is watching, as the Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant in Japan teeters on the abyss. Will its nuclear fuel melt, resulting in a huge release of high levels of radiation? Will valiant workers get this radioactive monster back under control? Stay tuned… Radiation and cancer are often paired together. As I understand […]

Greetings from CancerLand: Sometimes I Almost Forget

Posted March 11th, 2011

Alysa Cummings is a certified poetry therapist who focuses her energies full-time in support of cancer survivors using writing as a tool for healing.

Brown Bag Chat: Cancer Myth Busting

Live OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Thursday, April 14, 2011 12:30-1:30 PM EST Join the OncoLink Team for a live, interactive webchat about common cancer myths. Test your cancer IQ and clear up common misconceptions during this fun event. Our experts will address your myths during the live event, or you can see a transcript after […]

Pharmacy or Tobacco Shop – You be the Judge!

Posted March 1st, 2011

So I was thinking… It is time to start a blog. The rest of the world is doing it, so why not me? I have a great staff here at OncoLink that has been encouraging me to do this for quite a while. They know I have strong feelings on a lot of issues surrounding […]

Greetings from CancerLand: Old, She Said

Saturday around noon there was a traffic jam at the Acme; a noticeable back up of shoppers heading southbound down aisle 5, right by the pretzel and candy displays (bags of Hershey miniatures on sale; two for six dollars with Supercard). All because of a slow moving senior citizen using her wagon as a walker, […]