What’s the Big Deal About Hair, Anyway?

Posted February 23rd, 2018

We are beautiful without it! Of all the things I was suddenly faced with once I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, losing my hair wasn’t at the top of my worry list. Although I professed not to care about this side effect of chemotherapy, it was an agonizing experience. I thought I had a fail-proof […]

Living Life Conference

Posted January 12th, 2018

Join the ACC for the Living Life Conference May 16, 2018 Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 Register below:

A Big Thanks to Bob!

Posted January 11th, 2018

Almost a decade ago I got an email from a guy named Bob who ran a wonderful place called the Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes. Little did I know the relationship to which this email would lead. You see, we get lots of emails here at OncoLink – people looking for advice, people […]

Keeping The “Happy” In Happy Holidays!

Posted December 1st, 2017

Struggling with juggling everything during the holidays? Worried about managing treatment, side effects, holiday parties, shopping and family? Wondering how to honor a loved one coping with cancer during this holiday season? Our team hosted a webinar a few years back talking about these issues and more. It’s an oldie, but goodie that may give […]

Managing Difficult Conversations at Work

Posted November 9th, 2017

One of the first work-related challenges you may face is the decision about whether to share your cancer diagnosis with your employer. Deciding whether to disclose at work is intensely personal, if you choose to do so it’s important to determine ahead of time how much detail you want to reveal.    Then it’s best to […]

Open Enrollment Tweet Chat

Posted October 30th, 2017

Join us for a Tweet chat about open enrollment and insurance concerns! Do you have questions about your insurance options during open enrollment? Do you already have coverage through Medicare or the ACA (Obamacare Marketplace), but want to be sure you have the coverage you need? Are you confused about the recent changes to the […]

Results: Skin cream usage for radiation-related skin reactions study

Posted July 28th, 2017

Maybe you took part in our online survey about using skin creams and lotions or antiperspirants during radiation therapy? If so, we thank you! The survey study was done in conjunction with a simulated test to measure if lotions or antiperspirant had any effect on the dose of radiation received. The results were recently published […]

Forget Happily Ever After

Posted July 24th, 2017

Like the vast majority of long-term cancer survivors, my story has no “happily ever after.” I survived bone cancer in my right leg over 28 years ago, yet being declared “cancer free” was only the beginning of my journey. When I hear about cancer in the news or on my Facebook feed, the stories are […]

OncoLink Poll: Sun Safety

Posted July 21st, 2017

  Take our August poll and see how you compare! Sun safety is a hot topic in the summer (though it deserves attention all year long!).  Learn more about sun safety on OncoLink.

Symptom Management for Pediatric Patients Undergoing Proton Therapy

Posted May 8th, 2017

This webinar provides an overview of symptom management intervention strategies for pediatric patients undergoing proton therapy. This webinar is presented by Elizabeth Cummings, MSN, CPNP-AC, CPHON, Radiation Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.