I wish u knew... The benefits of quitting smoking - even after a cancer diagnosis

Dr. Anil Vachani discusses quitting smoking after a cancer diagnosis has many benefits for the patient.

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I wish u knew... Skin cancer 101


Dr. Miller discusses the need to change the perception that having tan skin makes you look healthy and the need for public health to address skin cancer.

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I wish u knew... Lung Cancer: Navigating a new diagnosis


Dr. Anil Vachani discusses lung cancer and coping with diagnosis.

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I wish u knew... Cancer Research & Genetics

Dr. Peter O’Dwyer is a dapper Dubliner who talks a straight game. He didn’t skip a beat when I asked him to share what he wishes people knew more about.


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I wish u knew... Pancreatic Cancer & Family History


Dr. Peter O'Dwyer discusses pancreatic cancer, family history, screening and future research.

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  • Get Off Your Ass!

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    It may be the last thing on your mind when you’re going through treatment, or recovering from it. It’s exercise, and it may be the best self-help you can do. I’ve been out of shape all my life. I’ve always been over weight, to one degree or another. I never really participated in any kind…

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  • Brown Bag Chat: Cancer Survivorship

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    Thursday, June 10th, 12:30-1:30PM ET Ask the OncoLink experts your questions about cancer survivorship. You can submit questions ahead of time or during the live event. A transcript will be available after the event in case you miss it. Cancer Survivorship Experts include: Christine Hill-Kayser, MD is Co-Chief Resident in the Department of Radiation Oncology…

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  • Brown Bag Chat: Sun Safety & Skin Cancer Prevention

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    Thursday, May 27, 2010, 12:30-1:30PM ET Ask the OncoLink experts your questions about sun safety and skin cancer prevention. You can submit questions ahead of time or during the live event. A transcript will be available after the event in case you miss it. You can submit questions ahead of time or during the live…

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  • The CancerLand Bookshelf: Mom’s Marijuana

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    Sometimes the perfect book appears precisely at the moment when you need it the most. (I just love when that happens). Such was the case with Dan Shapiro’s amazing cancer memoir Mom’s Marijuana. I read the book while recuperating from reconstruction surgery that unfortunately stretched into an eight-day hospital stay due to post-operative complications. Unfortunate,…

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