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OncoLink eNews March 2015
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ASH Meeting on Hematologic Malignancies
September 17-19, 2015 at the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, Chicago, IL

Session II: "I have a headache; it must be cancer." Confronting Anxiety and Fear Associated with Professional Cancer Caregiving and Trauma Exposure
Training module for oncology professionals to promote self care in response to work related stressors.


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Upcoming Webinars & Webchats

Mously LeBlanc, MD

Webinar: Cancer Rehabilitation for Head & Neck Cancers

Join us for this live or archived webinar on Cancer Rehabilitation for Head & Neck Cancers on March 4, 2015 from 10AM-11:15AM.

Webinar: Cancer Rehabilitation for Head & Neck Cancers
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Coping with Grief and Loss During the Holidays [Webinar]
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OncoLink’s Annual Insurance Education Session [Webinar]
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Nutritional Strategies for the Management of Lower Gastrointestinal (GI) Side Effects of Cancer Treatment [Webinar]
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Proton Therapy for Pediatric Cancer [Webinar]
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OncoLink Colon Cancer Awareness Month

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In the News

Goserelin Protects Against Ovarian Failure in Breast Cancer

Today - For patients with breast cancer, use of the gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist, goserelin, protects against ovarian failure, according to a study published in the March 5 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.


HPV-16 Tied to Improved Survival in Advanced Esophageal Cancer

Mar 5, 2015 - For patients with advanced-stage esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, human papillomavirus-16 infection is associated with improved survival and treatment response, according to a study published online Feb. 24 in the Journal of Digestive Diseases.


Correlated Spectroscopy IDs Changes in BRCA1/2 Carriers

Mar 5, 2015 - Use of localized correlated spectroscopy shows significant changes in women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations, according to a study published online March 3 in Radiology.


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Skin cream usage for radiation-related skin reactions: An internet-based survey

Skin cream usage for radiation-related skin reactions: An internet-based survey Please help us to better understand skin cream usage for patients who develop skin redness/irritation during radiation therapy. We are very interested in the opinions and experience of both patients and providers regarding skin cream usage for radiation-related skin reactions. Your participation in this survey would be much appreciated.

I Wish U Knew!

I Wish U Knew is a video series featuring oncology professionals and survivors discussing what they wish patients and the public knew about cancer.

Dr. Vapiwala discusses the decisions to screen for breast and prostate cancers.

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