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Healing Paws: Silverio, Ginetta and Finn

Posted January 26th, 2016

Silverio and Ginetta are from Montreal, Canada. Cancer has been part of their lives for some time. Silverio was first diagnosed over 5 years ago. He was doing well and had returned to his “normal” life when the cancer came back. He needed treatment he could only get in the US (proton therapy), so he […]


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Healing Paws: Miriam, Monica and Finn

Posted December 23rd, 2015

Miriam and Monica are first year students at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice. As social workers in training, their studies are rigorous and coupled with 24 hours per week in field practice work. Miriam and Monica are completing their field work at Penn Medicine Radiation Oncology. Since the beginning of […]


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Healing Paws: Finn and Linda

Posted December 16th, 2015

Linda has been “hanging out” with Finn for the past four weeks. “I look forward to Thursdays when he is here. He takes my mind off why I’m here.” She and her husband have made it a habit to bring Finn special treats every week. They love to share affection and compassion with their furry […]


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Healing Paws: Ron, Monica and Finn

Posted December 9th, 2015

As she sat in the waiting room, Monica was instantly draw to Finn. “I had a beagle named Heidi—he reminds me of her. He brings up great memories.” Visiting with Finn brought up positive memories for Monica. Her mood improved. Reminiscing about her own dog helped her cope with the stress she was currently facing. […]


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Catherine and Finn

Posted December 1st, 2015

“Finn is a sweetie pie…the best thing since sliced cheese.” says Catherine as she gets closer for some snuggles before her radiation treatment. Pet therapy has been a surprising source of support for Catherine and her caregiver, Woody. Catherine describes Finn as comforting and distracting. “He gives me something else to think about—I also see […]


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Annual Health Insurance Education Webinar Series

Posted October 29th, 2015

OncoLink is proud to present our annual health insurance education webinar series! This year, we have broken the webinars into shorter, topic-focused modules, allowing you to listen to all of the modules or just those that are important to you as you think about your open enrollment and health insurance needs. Module topics include: Medicare […]


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Cancer Fighters in Your Food

Posted September 10th, 2015

Foods that we eat play a role in the risk of developing cancer. Learn about Cancer fighters in your food.


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OncoLink Survey: Do you have a Personal Emergency Kit?

Posted July 20th, 2015

In preparation for our upcoming Preparing Your Personal Emergency Kit webinar we wondered how many folks have prepared a kit for loved ones?


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Survivorship Benefits of Proton Therapy

Posted June 17th, 2015

This video includes short presentations on the survivorship benefits for patients treated with proton therapy. With improvements in early detection and the treatment of cancer, the number of cancer survivors continues to grow, exceeding 14 million in the US alone. Long-term and late effects of cancer treatments are a concern for survivors hoping to live […]


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Webucation: Actions and Attitudes for Cancer Survivors

Posted May 28th, 2015

A look at actions and attitudes that can help make the cancer survivorship journey a little more manageable for cancer survivors.