What’s It Like To Work In Oncology Care?

Posted February 6th, 2013

This blog will explore some of the professionals who provide care for people with cancer.


Paying it Forward

Posted February 5th, 2013

After a cancer diagnosis, many survivors and their loved ones are motivated to give back some of the good fortune or good experiences they had on their cancer journey.


Remembering Nancy

Posted February 1st, 2013

I can’t believe it’s February 1st already. One year ago we said goodbye to our kind, loving cousin. And life went on without her.


Finding Meaning in Your Cancer Journey

Posted January 30th, 2013

At first glance, many people who have never had cancer would think this sounded ridiculous. What meaning could there possibly be in a disease that takes so much?


It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Posted December 11th, 2012

Flash forward, after a year of radiation, chemo, yet another surgery and many hospitalizations for seizures and other complications; it was holiday time again.


Holiday Helpers

Posted November 29th, 2012

The holidays can be very stressful- particularly when you are already dealing with a cancer diagnosis or are the caregiver for someone with cancer.


Are You Aware?

Posted November 19th, 2012

November for instance, it is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month, Stomach Cancer Awareness Month, National Family Caregiver Month and the Great American Smokeout.


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…


Have You Had Your Flu Shot?

Posted November 1st, 2011

Flu vaccine information is everywhere you turn these days, from the supermarket to the news. Every year around this time, questions about flu vaccination start popping up in cancer clinics. Many people with cancer may be wondering how they can best prevent getting sick, and if they should be vaccinated against the flu. Here are […]


Be a Cancer Myth Buster

Posted September 20th, 2009

One of the saddest days I ever experienced working in the cancer center was when a woman, newly diagnosed with breast cancer, broke down in tears and told me that she had caused her breast cancer. She further clarified that her sisters and mother had told her that you get cancer as a punishment for […]