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Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week, April 14-20th
OncoLink Head and Neck Cancer Learn more about head & neck cancers. Smoking and alcohol use have always been associated with head & neck cancers. However, in the past decade, cases in young, non-smokers have been on the rise due to human papillomavirus (learn more about human papillomavirus). Check out our April 3rd webchat to learn about the physical effects of treatment for this cancer.

Many places host free head & neck cancer screening events in April. Find one near you!

Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week is April 1-7
Every year 70,000 people between the ages of 15 and 39 (young adults, YAs) are diagnosed with cancer. Despite the many advances in cancer care, survival rates in this group have not changed in 30 years. But YAs aren't sitting by quietly, they've started a movement to create change. Get the facts about cancer in YAs on OncoLink or at The Group Room!

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Finding & Caring For a Wig
Looking to get a wig to deal with hair loss? Let the gals from Faith & Hope Boutique teach you the ABCs of Wig Selection and Care!

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OncoLink Meatless Mondays - Vegetarian RecipesGet Your Veggies!
Adding fruits and veggies to your diet is good for you in so many ways - helps with weight loss, cancer risk reduction and providing energy to your body, to name a few. Check out the Nutrition Nuggets blog for lots of vegetarian recipe ideas!

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Coping With Cancer
A diagnosis of cancer brings about many emotions and concerns. Our social workers and counselors have created the Coping with Cancer section to provide advice for managing these concerns.

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OncoLink Webchats
OncoLink WebchatsMiss this week's very informative webchat? Watch the replay of Thriving after Head and Neck Cancer: Role of Rehabilitation on Quality of Life

These events will include a presentation by the expert and time for questions. No registration is needed, just come to the page at the event time. You can also watch the presentation after the event from this page.

Missed The Impact of Vitamins & Supplements During & After Breast Cancer Treatment? Check out the archived presentation!

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Conference for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer
Living Beyond Breast Cancer's 2 day conference with information and practical resources to support your physical and emotional health while living with stage IV breast cancer is in Philadelphia, April 13 & 14th.

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