News from ASCO: 6-Minute Cancer Survivorship Care
The University of Pennsylvania's award winning Oncolink website for cancer patients has teamed up with the Lance Armstrong Foundation to offer a breakthrough survivorship care plan tool online for patients. Dr. James Metz, Oncolink's Editor-in-Chief, explains how this fills a critical need for long-term survivors. More >
OncoLink reporters provide in-depth coverage of scientific presentations from the 45th Annual ASCO Meeting.
Carolyn Vachani RN, MSN, AOCN summarizes ASCO topics for patients
Protons: Ready or Not... Here They Come!
This presentation by Dr. James Metz, MD was delivered at the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center Grand Rounds. It gives an overview for medical providers on the opportunities and limitations of proton therapy.
OncoLink Proton Education Modules
The purpose of these education modules is to provide practitioners with the basic information needed to understand the physics of proton therapy and how these properties affect simulation, treatment planning, daily setup, and quality and assurance when using protons as compared to photons.
Legal Words of Wisdom: Child Custody
From Rodney Warner, Esq, Legal Clinic for the Disabled, Inc.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie
This shake is high in calories and protein. It is ideal for folks who are struggling with weight loss and difficulty swallowing during treatment.