Posted September 9th, 2019
Christina Bach, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C
In this webinar, Dr. Gary Freedman, provides an overview of the use of proton therapy for the treatment of breast cancer. Dr. Freedman is a radiation oncologist at Penn Medicine and a Professor at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania.
Posted October 5th, 2017
Karen Arnold-Korzeniowski, BSN, RN
The month of October is a sea of pink. This sea of pink can bring about anxiety amongst those with a history of breast cancer, those being treated, those with a family history, survivors living with metastatic cancer, and so on. In an attempt to allay some of that anxiety, here are some facts about […]
Posted March 27th, 2017
The Tracey Birnhak Nutritional Counseling Program
This webinar, presented by Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN, discusses healthy nutrition habits regarding soy and flaxseed for patients with breast cancer. Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN is a Licensed Registered Dietitian at Penn Medicine’s Department of Patient and Family Services where she works with oncology patients receiving treatment for breast, prostate, bladder, […]
Posted May 18th, 2016
The 4Wholeness Team
Yoga is a tool to recover, reconnect, and rejuvenate. It is a way to strengthen the immune system, reduce stress, and help manage the side effects of chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation. We invite you to explore more about how yoga can make a difference and support cancer patients in this video below with Karen Gagnier. […]
Posted March 23rd, 2016
Members of Team OncoLink are proud supporters of Camp Kesem, a national organization that provides a free, week long, summer camp experience to children ages 6-16, who have a parent with cancer. As part of a local Camp Kesem fundraiser, camper mom Karin shared her story with the attendees. There wasn’t a dry eye in the house. […]
Posted October 6th, 2015
I’ve been writing this column for nearly five years and I often make passing reference to my personal experience with cancer. Today, I wanted to share my story more fully. I first noticed a small lump under my left nipple when I was scratching my chest one summer night. I wasn’t especially concerned until a […]
Posted October 17th, 2013
Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
December 5, 2013, 6:30PM ET. Understanding the possible side effects of hormonal therapy and how to manage them effectively will help you minimize discomfort and lessen the impact on your day-to-day life.
Posted October 9th, 2013
Micki Myers’ poetic cancer memoir, It’s Probably Nothing, describes her CancerLand experiences – visiting doctors, surviving hospital stays, recovering from surgery and chemotherapy, shopping for post-mastectomy bras – none of which are “funny ha-ha,” in a classically humorous way.