Being a Caregiver

Posted November 2nd, 2015

November is National Family Caregiver Month. It’s hard to follow all the pinkness of October, but I hope the millions of people caring for loved ones get a little bit of the limelight this month. Think the NFL will wear caregiver awareness ribbons this month? You see, caregiving is a thankless job. You’re usually damned […]

OncoLink Team

Let’s Celebrate Health Education!

Posted October 19th, 2015

Since 1995, National Health Education Week (NHEW) has been celebrated during the third full week of October. Sponsored by the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE), this celebration focuses national attention on a major public health issue and promotes consumers’ understanding of the role of health education in promoting the public’s health. At OncoLink, we […]

Our favorite Fur-Nurse, therapy dog Finn!

National Cancer Survivors Day 2015 Wrap Up

Posted July 15th, 2015

National Cancer Survivors Day is the first Sunday in June every year. Many cancer centers and advocacy groups around the country commemorate this day with a celebratory event. We usually celebrate with (what else?) – education! This year we added 2 new survivorship education videos to our collection – Actions & Attitudes for Cancer Survivors […]

Carolyn Vachani

Take My Skin Cancer Prevention Challenge

Posted May 6th, 2015

May is Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month, and as a melanoma survivor, this awareness month is near and dear to my heart. Melanoma and other skin cancers are some of the most preventable cancers – and one of the easiest to detect early. It’s easier said than done though – to change a lifetime […]

OncoLink Blogs

Webucation: Lung Cancer Screening

Posted February 26th, 2015

In honor of cancer prevention month, we are featuring a new cancer prevention “short” each week. This short video will focus on topics related to lung cancer screening.

Carolyn Vachani

Webucation: Cancer Prevention: The Basics

Posted February 16th, 2015

This video reviews the general recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute of Cancer Research.

Carolyn Vachani

Tips for Living With Cancer

Posted December 16th, 2014

OncoLink collected some advice from people who have been through a cancer diagnosis. See these tips for living with cancer.


My Favorite Three-Time Cancer Survivor

Posted May 23rd, 2014

May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month and it seemed a good time to share the story of my favorite 3-time cancer survivor, my beloved dog Toby.

World Cancer Day 2014

World Cancer Day 2014 Part IV: I Don’t Have the Right to Cancer Care

Posted February 6th, 2014

World Cancer Day is February 4th. Let’s talk a bit about myth #4: I don’t have the right to cancer care.

World Cancer Day 2014 Part III: What Can I Do About Cancer?

Posted February 5th, 2014

World Cancer Day 2014 – Let’s talk a bit about myth #3: There is nothing I can do about cancer.