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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  • The CancerLand Bookshelf: Going Graphic

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    Author: Alesia Shute Publisher: Writers of the Roundtable Press, 2011 Information: $14.95 US ISBN: 1610660145 OncoLink Rating: I stumbled upon Everything’s Okay the way I usually do; browsing through the memoir shelves at Barnes & Noble. The cover of the book immediately caught my eye – a young girl rubbing noses with her dog. Then…

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  • Brown Bag Webchat: Focus on Pancreatic Cancer

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    Learn more about Pancreatic Cancer. Date: March 2, 2012 Time: 1:15-2:15 pm EST Our experts will address your questions on pancreatic Cancer during the live event, or you can submit questions ahead of time. A transcript of the chat will be available on this page after the chat. You can use your (public) Twitter account…

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  • Brown Bag Webchat: Focus on Gastrointestinal Cancers

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    Learn more about Gastrointestinal Cancers. Date: March 2, 2012 Time: 11:45 am – 12:45 pm EST Our experts will address your questions about gastrointestinal cancers during the live event, or you can submit questions ahead of time. A transcript of the chat will be available on this page after the chat. You can use your…

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  • Speech

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    Nine years ago, I was in a very dark place. The only thing keeping me going was the light at the end of the tunnel. At the time, I didn’t know if the light was real or a mirage.

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