One of the Hardest Things I Ever Had to Do

Posted June 12th, 2012

In honor of Father’s Day, Dr. Bob Lustig, professor of radiation oncology and prostate cancer survivor discusses his diagnosis, and how difficult it was to tell his daughters he had cancer.


Reaction to the nuclear threat in Japan

Posted March 24th, 2011

Robert D. Forrest, CHP Director, Radiation Safety, University of Pennsylvania James M Metz, MD Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Clinical Division Radiation Oncology at Penn Medicine and Editor and Chief of OncoLink With the nuclear trouble unfolding in Japan we are receiving many questions regarding the current situation and risk for individuals and travelers to […]


Radiate

Posted March 16th, 2011

The whole world is watching, as the Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant in Japan teeters on the abyss. Will its nuclear fuel melt, resulting in a huge release of high levels of radiation? Will valiant workers get this radioactive monster back under control? Stay tuned… Radiation and cancer are often paired together. As I understand […]


Greetings from Cancerland: Dear Doctor

Posted October 28th, 2009

Alysa Cummings is a certified poetry therapist who focuses her energies full-time in support of cancer survivors using writing as a tool for healing.