When A Beloved Pet Has Cancer… Interactive Webchat

Posted July 17th, 2012

[button link=”http://www.oncolink.org/types/section.cfm?c=22&s=69″]Learn more about Veterinary Oncology[/button] Date: August 7, 2012 Time: 12:30PM – 1:30PM EST Join us for a Q&A about cancer in animals. Our experts will address your questions about cancer in pets during a live webchat from the Oncology Department at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. If you have questions […]


Many Thanks

Posted July 16th, 2012

When I visit individuals receiving cancer treatment, I routinely hear words of appreciation intended for those who been helpful, kind and supportive.


Clinical Trials

Posted July 5th, 2012

People diagnosed with cancer often wonder if they should participate in a clinical trial.


The CancerLand Bookshelf: The Red Devil Revisited

Posted July 3rd, 2012

Kathy Rich’s book The Red Devil “spoke” to me when it first came out, and there are lots of good reasons why.


Cancer As A Chronic Disease

Posted July 2nd, 2012

More and more people are living with cancer – Bob takes a look at living with cancer as a “chronic disease.”


I Hope You Find Jesus, Brother

Posted June 28th, 2012

He was on the short and stocky side, blond hair and short cropped blond beard. He wore sunglasses, a thick, stylized wooden cross around his neck, tan shorts and a black shirt.


@#$% Doctors and Hospitals Did That Really *%@@ed Me Off

Posted June 25th, 2012

Hospitals are places where great efforts are made to save lives. They can be almost magical places. Sometimes, the magic just isn’t there. I have great respect for doctors.


Cancer-Related Anxiety

Posted June 20th, 2012

The days following a cancer diagnosis are almost always filled with anxiety.


One of the Hardest Things I Ever Had to Do

Posted June 12th, 2012

In honor of Father’s Day, Dr. Bob Lustig, professor of radiation oncology and prostate cancer survivor discusses his diagnosis, and how difficult it was to tell his daughters he had cancer.


The After Treatment Blahs

Posted June 11th, 2012

Transitioning to being a survivor is often a difficult time. Bob presents some tips for making this a smooth transition.