Denial

Posted June 27th, 2011

She was desperate. I remember she was a middle aged woman with dark hair. I think she was still wearing a coat long after the rest of us took ours off. I was attending a blood cancer support group at Gilda’s Club Delaware Valley. We had an unusually good turn out that night. I can […]


Party Time

Posted June 20th, 2011

Tonight I was at a very nice party. Kids (my daughter included) were bouncing on the trampoline, going from the hot tub to the in ground pool (this didn’t take place at my house, the closest we have to a pool is a garden hose). I hung out with my fellow parents, drinking cocktails and […]


Howdy and Welcome to Christina’s Resource Round-up!

Posted June 18th, 2011

Welcome to the newest Oncolink blog, Christina’s Resource Round-Up. I’m Christina Bach, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C. What are all those letters you ask? Well, they mean I have a Masters degree in social work, I’m a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Pennsylvania and I am a certified oncology social worker through the Association […]


Jay

Posted June 15th, 2011

Jay made me laugh. He had a dry, sarcastic humor, like my own. We had other things in common. We were regulars at the blood cancer support group at Gilda’s Club Delaware Valley. We also volunteered our time there. We also had been treated for lymphoma. I, for Hodgkin’s, he, for non-Hodgkin’s. Jay had a […]


OncoLink

How to Find the Cancer Resources You Need – Brown Bag Web Chat

Date: July 26, 2011 Time: 12-1pm EST Join the OncoLink Team for a live, interactive webchat on finding the cancer resources you need . 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 […]


Integrative Therapies in Cancer Care – Brown Bag Chat

Posted June 10th, 2011

Date: June 10, 2011 Time: 12-1pm EST Join the OncoLink Team for a live, interactive webchat about complementary therapies in cancer care. Our experts will address your questions during the live event, or you can visit the archive here after the event. See a slideshow from this webchat. You can use your (public) Twitter account […]