Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Family History

Posted April 3rd, 2012

True or false: If there is no cancer in your family history, you have no risk of developing cancer. Join us every day in April for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Cigars vs. Cigarettes

Posted April 2nd, 2012

A special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink throughout the month of April, What’s My Risk? will provide a daily fact you may not know about your risk of getting cancer. First up – cigars vs. cigarettes.


This Thing Called the Internet and the World Wide Web

Posted March 12th, 2012

Facebook launched in 2004. Google launched in 1996. Amazon launched in 1995. But in 1994, OncoLink was one of the 2,738 websites in the world. In 2012, there are an estimated 612,843,429 websites2. In 1994, you could access OncoLink with your blazing fast 28.8k Modem (3200 baud) (V.34). I’m proud to have been a member […]


The Conception of OncoLink – A Perspective

Posted March 1st, 2012

By Joel Goldwein, MD Founding Editor of OncoLink I just finished Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson, and while there is no comparison between the conception of OncoLink and the Apple story, there are remarkable similarities. Both, from a conceptual standpoint, were innovations that were arguably ahead of their times. Both were products of “environments […]