Smoking by the Numbers

Posted January 8th, 2014

Infographics from Legacy For Health about smoking and its consequences – Smoking by the Numbers.

OncoLink Webinars and Webchats

Dealing with the challenges of smoking in the face of cancer [Webinar]

Posted November 5th, 2013

November 12, 2013 at 2pm-3pm EST. Whether you are a smoker facing a cancer diagnosis or a family member trying to understand why your loved one has not quit smoking despite a diagnosis of cancer, join us for this informative webinar on the challenges of smoking.

I wish u knew

I wish u knew… quitting smoking after a cancer diagnosis

Posted October 8th, 2012

Dr. Vachani, a pulmonologist at Penn Medicine, sees patients who have been referred to him because of abnormalities in their lungs. Quitting smoking after a cancer diagnosis has many benefits for the patient.

Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Hookahs

Posted April 26th, 2012

True or false: Hookahs (water pipes) lower the risks from smoking. Join us every day this month for a special project between and OncoLink.

Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Secondhand Smoke

Posted April 16th, 2012

True or false: Breathing secondhand smoke can lead to lung cancer.

Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Cigars vs. Cigarettes

Posted April 2nd, 2012

A special project between and OncoLink throughout the month of April, What’s My Risk? will provide a daily fact you may not know about your risk of getting cancer. First up – cigars vs. cigarettes.

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 […]

My Own Worst Enemy

Posted November 8th, 2009

By: Tracey Coyle I started smoking when I was a preteen. The older girls in the neighborhood were sneaking around with a brown paper bag and my “trouble radar” knew to follow them. By the time I was 13 I was buying my own packs and by high school I was smoking in my parent’s […]