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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    Posted by & filed under Beating the Beast.

    After I had my allogeneic bone marrow transplant (for relapsed Hodgkin’s lymphoma) in 2003, I read that American men, on average, lived to be 77 years old. Those going through such transplants, surviving the procedure and side effects, an

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  • Life After Breast Cancer – Brown Bag Cha

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    Ask the OncoLink experts your questions about life after breast cancer. Experts will address issues related to: Nutrition, Exercise, Fatigue, Sexuality, dating and relationships, Fear of recurrence, Living with advanced disease and Lymphedema. You can submit questions ahead of time or during the live event. A transcript will be available after the event in case…

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  • It Touches Everything…

    Posted by & filed under Through the Looking Glass.

    I am always amazed how much the cancer thought process is ever present in my life, sometimes in a good way and sometimes not. Now, I realize this probably sounds ridiculous but it still shocks me each and every time it controls my thoughts. I guess I should explain… When I was going through treatment…

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  • The Pile of Bodies

    Posted by & filed under Beating the Beast.

    For those us whose treatment has gone well, we often thank our treating physicians.  We might pat ourselves on the back for soldiering through miserable chemotherapy, surgery and/or radiation.  We might thank those lab coated researchers and the unfortunate furry creatures researchers do terrible things to. But we should also thank those that have gone…

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