The Seasonal Flu Vaccine for People with Cancer [Repost]

Posted October 4th, 2012

Flu vaccine information is everywhere you turn these days, from the supermarket to the news. Many people with cancer may be wondering how they can best prevent getting sick and if they should be vaccinated against the flu, both seasonal and H1N1 (often called Swine flu). Here’s the facts…Flu vaccine information is everywhere you turn these days, from the supermarket to the news. Many people with cancer may be wondering how they can best prevent getting sick and if they should be vaccinated against the flu, both seasonal and H1N1 (often called Swine flu). Here’s the facts…


Ten Years Later and Still Going Strong

Posted October 2nd, 2012

Honoring our 10 year relationship between the oncology nurses from OncoLink and Alysa, our Poet-in-residence, friend and colleague.


I wish u knew

I wish u knew… about breast cancer screening

Posted October 1st, 2012

Dr. Tobey discusses some of the controversy surrounding breast cancer screening with mammography and 3d mammography.


Brown Bag Web Chat: Focus on Lung Cancer

Posted September 24th, 2012

Our experts will address your questions about Lung cancer during this live webchat.


Stepping Up for Neighbors

Posted September 10th, 2012

In today’s column, I’d like to recognize a small group of people who step up to support a neighbor, a community member, or an acquaintance who would otherwise go through cancer alone.


Reiki For Cancer Patients: Dispelling Common Reiki Myths

Posted September 4th, 2012

Many people choose Reiki to complement their cancer treatment. Reiki for cancer involves the light tough of a Reiki caregiver to provide relief from cancer treatment.


Brown Bag Webchat: Focus on Pediatric & Adult Brain Tumors

Posted August 27th, 2012

Our experts will address your questions about Pediatric & Adult Brain Tumors during a live webchat.


Communicating With Your Doctor

Posted August 17th, 2012

I’m always struck that some people diagnosed with cancer want to know absolutely everything about their disease while others just want to be told when to show up for treatment. Some people complain that their doctors give them too much information while others complain that their doctors give them too little. Every doctor I’ve known […]


Advice For Those Newly Diagnosed

Posted August 8th, 2012

The first few days following a cancer diagnosis are like riding on top of a speeding train. You’re hanging on for dear life and can’t quite see what’s ahead.


It Really Doesn’t Matter

Posted July 30th, 2012

Senator McConnell has stated that addressing the fact that 45 to 50 million Americans have no health insurance is not a priority for the Republicans.  Translation: Republicans won’t be spending any time or energy on the issue because they don’t care.