I’ve got cancer and you want me to exercise??!

Posted May 17th, 2013

People undergoing cancer treatment can – and should – exercise! It can provide relief from fatigue, pain, weight gain, insomnia and a whole host of issues people commonly experience.


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I wish u knew… Genomics & Cancer

Posted October 29th, 2012

Dr. Rustgi discusses genomics and cancer and translating laboratory research into clinical practice.


The Seasonal Flu Vaccine for People with Cancer

Posted October 4th, 2012

Flu vaccine information is everywhere you turn these days, from the supermarket to the news. Many people with cancer may be wondering how they can best prevent getting sick and if they should be vaccinated against the flu, both seasonal and H1N1 (often called Swine flu). Here’s the facts…Flu vaccine information is everywhere you turn these days, from the supermarket to the news. Many people with cancer may be wondering how they can best prevent getting sick and if they should be vaccinated against the flu, both seasonal and H1N1 (often called Swine flu). Here’s the facts…


When A Beloved Pet Has Cancer… Interactive Webchat

Posted July 17th, 2012

[button link=”http://www.oncolink.org/types/section.cfm?c=22&s=69″]Learn more about Veterinary Oncology[/button] Date: August 7, 2012 Time: 12:30PM – 1:30PM EST Join us for a Q&A about cancer in animals. Our experts will address your questions about cancer in pets during a live webchat from the Oncology Department at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. If you have questions […]


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Screening Tests

Posted April 29th, 2012

True or false: Cancer screening tests can detect only cancer Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Christina’s Resource Roundup: Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Posted November 3rd, 2011

Did you know that November is National Pet Cancer Awareness month? I am a “pet parent” to three amazing dogs, two of whom do therapy work with me.


The Smoldering Cigarette Butt

Posted September 26th, 2011

Rodney Warner, JD A couple days ago, while driving to work, I saw it on the road. I was at an intersection, waiting for the light to turn green. It rained the previous night and the road was wet. The cigarette butt rolled silently on the damp road, blown by the wind. I guessed someone […]


Denial

Posted June 27th, 2011

She was desperate. I remember she was a middle aged woman with dark hair. I think she was still wearing a coat long after the rest of us took ours off. I was attending a blood cancer support group at Gilda’s Club Delaware Valley. We had an unusually good turn out that night. I can […]


Nutrition Nuggets: Best foods?

Posted May 13th, 2011

There is a certain amount of tug of war in nutrition as it relates to cancer. On the one hand there are frequent “discoveries” of chemicals founds in foods that seem to be helpful in “fighting” cancer. Often the chemical in question is just one of many found in a particular plant and it is […]


Songs for a Blue MoodSongs for a Blue Mood

Posted August 27th, 2010

This is a musical blog, so I hope you have some time.  Click on the links and enjoy some great music. I’m a big Lyle Lovett fan.   He’s a great song writer whose songs bend several musical genres: country, blues, gospel, rock.  He often tours with his Large Band, a 16 piece Texas swing band […]