Don’t Go Alone When the Diagnosis is Cancer

Posted June 26th, 2013

It’s important to have someone with you at doctor’s appointments when you’re dealing with a cancer diagnosis.

Vegetable Tart

Vegetable Tart Recipe

I admit it, I am a meat lover, but I am trying to get on the “meatless Monday” train – maybe not always Monday, but I try to make at least 2 of our family weekday meals meatless each week.

Adjusting to the New Normal

Posted June 19th, 2013

“The new normal” is a phrase used to describe how life changes for some people who have been through cancer.

CancerLand Bookshelf: The Cancer Poetry Project 2

Posted June 13th, 2013

OncoLink book review by Alysa Cummings: The Cancer Poetry Project 2: More Poems by Cancer Patients and Those Who Love Them.

What to Say When Cancer Returns

Posted June 12th, 2013

When cancer returns, the focus usually shifts from curing the cancer to controlling the cancer. It’s an entirely different situation from the initial diagnosis, and both patient and health professionals know it.


Blueberries Pack a Powerful Punch

Posted June 10th, 2013

Summer is blueberry season and there is nothing like fresh blueberries to top off a bowl of cereal, bake in a pie, or just enjoy on their own. These are just a few tasty ways to celebrate summer.

Questions Every Patient Should Ask

Posted June 6th, 2013

These three questions sound simple, but they aren’t asked nearly enough. It’s more than OK to ask – it’s encouraged!


Broccoli: Bursting with Benefits

Posted June 3rd, 2013

This cruciferous vegetable is full of powerful nutrients like vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, and fiber. Enjoy this recipe for Meatless Monday or any day.