6 Steps to Being Your Own Best Cancer Care Advocate

Posted December 19th, 2013

In today’s busy healthcare practices, you need to be involved in your own care (or that of a loved one) to assure the best care. Here are six steps to being your own best cancer care advocate.


I support a quitter

Annual Great American Smokeout

Posted November 19th, 2013

Every year, on the third Thursday of November, marks the American Cancer Society’s Annual Great American Smokeout (GAS).


National Health Education Week

Happy National Health Education Week!

Posted October 21st, 2013

Happy National Health Education Week is a celebration that 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.


The Dreaded Mammogram Call Back

Posted October 7th, 2013

I started breast cancer awareness month getting my annual mammogram. Everything went smoothly until I got the call every woman dreads – the dreaded mammogram call back.


Roasted Vegetables and Farro

Roasted Vegetables and Farro

Posted September 30th, 2013

In my quest to find yummy meatless recipes, I discovered faro, a versatile whole grain that my family loves. Match that with roasted vegetables and it doesn’t last long on the table.


OncoLink’s New Look

Posted September 5th, 2013

OncoLink has been completely redesigned using responsive design technology.


Vegetable Tart

Vegetable Tart Recipe

Posted June 24th, 2013

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.


I’ve got cancer and you want me to exercise??!

Posted May 17th, 2013

People undergoing cancer treatment can – and should – exercise! It can provide relief from fatigue, pain, weight gain, insomnia and a whole host of issues people commonly experience.


Cancerversary

Posted February 14th, 2013

Anniversaries often conjure up happy thoughts- a wedding anniversary, anniversary of quitting smoking, anniversary of starting a new job.  But when cancer is involved, an anniversary of a different kind becomes part of your memory.  I doubt that most people with diabetes can remember the day they were given this news.  But just about every […]


Why I Choose Oncology Nursing & How You Too Can Choose This Rewarding Career!

Posted February 11th, 2013

As I began to write this piece to tell aspiring nursing students why choosing oncology might be a great choice, I reflected on my own haphazard path into oncology. I guess I’d be lying if I said I choose oncology as a nursing specialty when I finished my BSN. Yes, I had a great experience […]