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April 2009OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter Sponsored by Sanofi-Aventis
In this Issue

Greetings from Cancerland Greetings from CancerLand: This is a test...
From breast cancer survivor and OncoLink's Poet--in-Residence, Alysa Cummings.

Legal Words of Wisdom Legal Words of Wisdom: COBRA
From Carolyn Vachani, RN, MSN, AOCN

Smoking Cessation Aids
This article will review the available treatments, both pharmacologic (drug) and non-pharmacologic, to aid in successful smoking cessation.

Smoking Cessation: Where do I Start?
The US Surgeon General stated that quitting smoking is the single most important step that smokers can take to enhance the length and quality of their lives.

Did You Know...The Facts About Smoking and the Worldwide Crisis it has Caused?
Smoking is the number one cause of lung cancer.

Ask The Experts
This is your chance to "Ask the Experts" everything you've always wanted to know about Lung cancer, treatments and side effects.

Hürthle Cell Carcinoma
There are 4 main types of thyroid cancer, papillary (accounts for 75% of cases), follicular (15%), medullary (5%) and anapalstic (rare). Hürthle cell carcinoma is classified by the World Health Organization as a variant of follicular thyroid cancer, but others believe it is a distinctly separate disease.

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Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week

"Ask the Experts" About Young Adult Cancer Now is your chance to ask our thought leaders a question about Young Adult Cancer survivorship issues.

Long Term Survivors... Share your story! What did it mean to you to have cancer? How has life changed as a survivor? What hardships have you experienced as a survivor? Share your story! Please contact us.

Did You Know... The Facts About Young Adults and Cancer?


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