Posts By: James M. Metz, MD

Happy Birthday OncoLink!

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OncoLink turns 18 years old this month!!! It is truly amazing to think how the Internet has changed the world since it was opened to the public in January of 1994. A visionary team launched OncoLink in March of 1994 and we have never looked back. The site stays true to its mission to empower patients, families, and healthcare providers with the most reliable cancer information on the Internet.



Does anyone really think people should not have access to healthcare when they need it?

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This whole healthcare debate in the United States is completely off base. Does anyone really think people should not have access to healthcare when they need it? Do people really believe others should be left in the dust if they truly do not have enough money to pay for all their medical care? It is…



Do People Really Understand HPV?

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So, I was thinking… I don’t think the average individual really understands the risks associated with HPV (human papilloma virus). Many know that HPV is the cause of most cases of cervical cancer. In fact, vaccination is recommended for young females to prevent infection with the types of HPV that most often cause cervical cancer.…



Pharmacy or Tobacco Shop – You be the Judge!

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So I was thinking… It is time to start a blog. The rest of the world is doing it, so why not me? I have a great staff here at OncoLink that has been encouraging me to do this for quite a while. They know I have strong feelings on a lot of issues surrounding…