OncoLink - What's New this Week http://www.oncolink.org/whatsnew/ OncoLink - What's New this Week Wed, 04 May 2016 23:19:16 GMT Patient Guide to Tumor Markers http://www.oncolink.org/treatment/article.cfm?c=251&id=560 Learn how tumor markers are used in cancer care and why they must be part of the bigger picture, taking physical exam, symptoms and radiologic studies into consideration. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 04:00:00 GMT Venetoclax (Venclexta™) http://www.oncolink.org/treatment/article.cfm?c=143&id=7316 Venetoclax (Venclexta™) is a BCL-2 inhibitor used in the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia with 17p deletion. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 04:00:00 GMT Healthy Living After Childhood Cancer http://www.oncolink.org/types/article.cfm?c=1591&id=7314 A look at tips for living healthy after cancer. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 04:00:00 GMT Possible Side Effects of Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer http://www.oncolink.org/types/article.cfm?c=508&id=7315 Information about the possible side effects of radiation treatment for prostate cancer. Fri, 22 Apr 2016 04:00:00 GMT Preparing for Proton Therapy- A Practical Guide for Patients and Caregivers http://www.oncolink.orghttp://www.oncolink.org/blogs/index.php/2016/03/preparing-for-proton-therapy/ This webinar, presented by Katie McFadien, MSW, LSW, focuses on the practical concerns of proton therapy for both patients and caregivers. Thu, 24 Mar 2016 04:00:00 GMT Genetic Counseling and Genetic Testing: The Basics http://www.oncolink.org/risk/article.cfm?c=18&id=7312 Patients are referred for genetic counseling and possible testing if a genetic syndrome is known or suspected to be present in a family. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 04:00:00 GMT Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH) http://www.oncolink.org/treatment/article.cfm?c=1572&id=7310 SIADH is a condition in which antidiuretic hormone (ADH) is being produced somewhere in the body other than the hypothalamus, where it is normally produced. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 04:00:00 GMT Tumor Lysis Syndrome http://www.oncolink.org/treatment/article.cfm?c=1572&id=7311 Tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) is an oncologic emergency where the rapid breakdown of cells causes an imablance of chemicals and electroytes in the body. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 04:00:00 GMT Clofarabine (Clolar ®) http://www.oncolink.org/treatment/article.cfm?c=143&id=7308 Clofarabine (Clolar ®) is a chemotherapy used in the treatment of relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia in pediatric patients. Mon, 04 Apr 2016 04:00:00 GMT Surgical Procedures: Surgery and Staging for Parathyroid Cancer http://www.oncolink.org/types/article.cfm?c=95&id=7306 This cancer is extremely rare and affects the small, pea sized parathyroid glands located behind the thyroid gland. Mon, 04 Apr 2016 04:00:00 GMT Surgical Procedures: Surgery and Staging for Retinoblastoma http://www.oncolink.org/types/article.cfm?c=465&id=7307 Information about surgery for this cancer of the retina, which typically affects children. Mon, 04 Apr 2016 04:00:00 GMT