In honor of Father’s Day, Dr. Bob Lustig, professor of radiation oncology and prostate cancer survivor discusses his diagnosis, and how difficult it was to tell his daughters he had cancer.
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.
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 [...]
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. [...]
Robert D. Forrest, CHP Director, Radiation Safety, University of Pennsylvania James M Metz, MD Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Clinical Division Radiation Oncology at Penn Medicine and Editor and Chief of OncoLink With the nuclear trouble unfolding in Japan we are receiving many questions regarding the current situation and risk for individuals and travelers to [...]