Being a Caregiver

Posted November 2nd, 2015

November is National Family Caregiver Month. It’s hard to follow all the pinkness of October, but I hope the millions of people caring for loved ones get a little bit of the limelight this month. Think the NFL will wear caregiver awareness ribbons this month? You see, caregiving is a thankless job. You’re usually damned […]

OncoLink Team

Let’s Celebrate Health Education!

Posted October 19th, 2015

Since 1995, National Health Education Week (NHEW) has been celebrated during the third full week of October. Sponsored by the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE), this celebration 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. At OncoLink, we […]

Our favorite Fur-Nurse, therapy dog Finn!

National Cancer Survivors Day 2015 Wrap Up

Posted July 15th, 2015

National Cancer Survivors Day is the first Sunday in June every year. Many cancer centers and advocacy groups around the country commemorate this day with a celebratory event. We usually celebrate with (what else?) – education! This year we added 2 new survivorship education videos to our collection – Actions & Attitudes for Cancer Survivors […]

Carolyn Vachani

Take My Skin Cancer Prevention Challenge

Posted May 6th, 2015

May is Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month, and as a melanoma survivor, this awareness month is near and dear to my heart. Melanoma and other skin cancers are some of the most preventable cancers – and one of the easiest to detect early. It’s easier said than done though – to change a lifetime […]

Carolyn Vachani

Tips for Living With Cancer

Posted December 16th, 2014

OncoLink collected some advice from people who have been through a cancer diagnosis. See these tips for living with cancer.


So You Want to Start Exercising?

Posted December 9th, 2014

With the new year coming, many will start exercising, adding it to their resolutions without a plan to really make it happen. Try these tips to set yourself up for success.

OncoLink Blogs

The Best of the Breast

Posted October 3rd, 2014

Here at OncoLink, we’ve had some great blogs about breast cancer related topics over the years. In honor of breast cancer awareness month, we thought it would be fun to share our favorites. So enjoy “the best of the breast” on OncoLink! Most certainly, Alysa’s blogs are always spot-on. As a long-term survivor, she presents […]

Carolyn Vachani

How Can I Help My Friend Going Through Cancer Treatment?

Posted September 5th, 2014

Despite all the advice, there is one thing that almost all people going through cancer treatment will experience: cancer is EXPENSIVE.


My Favorite Three-Time Cancer Survivor

Posted May 23rd, 2014

May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month and it seemed a good time to share the story of my favorite 3-time cancer survivor, my beloved dog Toby.

Deborah Seagull

Coping With Fear of Recurrence

Posted March 27th, 2014

By Deborah Seagull, Ph.D. Fear of recurrence is something that most individuals diagnosed with breast cancer struggle with. Oddly, many times it doesn’t matter if it is an early or late stage cancer, the fear of the cancer coming back or metastasizing is forefront in the minds of many women. It can be overwhelming, as […]