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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  • Jersey Girl

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    Yesterday I heard “Jersey Girl” on the radio…. I got no time for the corner boys, Down in the street making all that noise, Or the girls out on the avenue, ‘Cause tonight I wanna be with you. Tonight I’m gonna take that ride, Across the river to the Jersey side, Take my baby to…

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  • Brown Bag Chat: Colorectal Cancer: Screening, Diagnosis & Treatment Concerns

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    Tune in for our live webchat March 29, 2010 from 12:30-1:30PM EDT. Ask the OncoLink experts your questions about colorectal cancer concerns. 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…

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  • Who Are the People in Your Neighborhood?

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    When I started treatment, my sister suggested I write a journal of my experiences. I didn’t, because I couldn’t imagine wanting to keep a record of such an awful experience. Having survived it, and perhaps forgetting some of the really awful stuff, I wish I did keep a journal. The people I met were the…

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  • Questions Worth Answering

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    I recently attended a networking group for blood cancer survivors at Gilda’s Club Delaware Valley in Warminster. We were asked a couple interesting questions…. How did you get the news? I’ve been told three times I had cancer, the original diagnosis and two relapses (relapsi?) . I had been deathly ill for three months in…

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