Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Vitamin D

Posted April 20th, 2012

True or false: I need to spend lots of time in the sun to get the Vitamin D my body needs. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Quitting Drinking

Posted April 19th, 2012

True or false: Cancer risk in heavy alcohol users who quit drinking can return to that of someone who never drank. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Smokeless Tobacco

Posted April 18th, 2012

True or false: Smokeless tobacco is a safer alternative to cigarettes. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Bridging the Gap in Cancer Care: Penn Congratulates Oncology Nurses in Tanzania, the First Graduates of the OncoLink Cancer Nurse Education Program

Posted April 17th, 2012

On March 27, 2012, 20 nurses from the Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI) in Tanzania graduated from the first ever OncoLink Cancer Nurse Education Program.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Secondhand Smoke

Posted April 16th, 2012

True or false: Breathing secondhand smoke can lead to lung cancer.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Anal Cancer

Posted April 15th, 2012

True or false: Anal cancer is a sexually transmitted disease. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Quitting Smoking

Posted April 14th, 2012

True or false: If I quit smoking, my cancer risk will be the same as someone who never smoked. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Radiology Tests

Posted April 13th, 2012

True or false: Radiology tests, such as CT scans and X-rays, can increase your risk of cancer. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Exercise

Posted April 12th, 2012

True or false: Exercising regularly can help my heart health, but does not reduce cancer risk. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Dark Skin and Cancer Risk

Posted April 11th, 2012

True or false: Dark skinned people are not at risk for skin cancer. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.