CancerLand Bookshelf: The Summer of Her Baldness

Posted December 30th, 2010

Twelve years later and not much has changed. Not much. Not really. Starting with the entrance. He knocks twice, opens the door and hurriedly strides into the examining room. His energy speaks volumes (Places to go; patients to see. So many patients; so little time. ). I am sitting there, a veteran oncology patient, waiting […]

Brown Bag Chat: Integrating Complementary Therapy Into Your Cancer Care

Posted December 29th, 2010

Live OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Wednesday January 26, 2011 12:30-1:30 PM EST Ask the OncoLink experts your questions about complementary therapies that are available to you during your cancer treatment. A transcript will be available after the event in case you miss it. Integrating Complementary Therapy Into Your Cancer Care Experts  Kimberly Fleisher, RMT, M.S.Ed, […]

“All I Want for Christmas” or “Am I Bad Person?”

Posted December 15th, 2010

I was a greedy little urchin when it came to Christmas. When I was a kid, the main purpose of Christmas was to expand my growing G. I. Joe empire. I didn’t have just one G.I. Joe, but a whole platoon of them, including a kung fu grip G.I. Joe. The training tower, the Jeep, […]

Physical Activity & Lymphedema (PAL) Trial Results with Dr. Kathryn Schmitz,PhD, MPH – Brown Bag Chat

Posted December 8th, 2010

Date: Thursday December 9th, 2010 Time: 3:30-4:30 PM ET Dr. Schmitz hosted a live web chat for patients, fitness trainers and clinicians on at 3:30 ET on Thursday, Dec. 9. (See below for the latest results from the PAL trial). A transcript is available now in case you miss it. Physical Activity & Lymphedema […]

Greetings from CancerLand: The Last Noel

Posted December 7th, 2010

Alysa Cummings is a certified poetry therapist who focuses her energies full-time in support of cancer survivors using writing as a tool for healing.