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OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter
OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter
OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter
August, 2008OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter Sponsored by Sanofi-Aventis
In this Issue

Did You Know... The Facts About Sarcoma?
Sarcoma is a rare cancer that affects the connective tissue in the body. These tumors are divided into tumors of the bone or soft tissue.

Greetings from CancerLand: Deleterious Mutation
OncoLink's Poet-in-Residence Alysa Cummings intimately shares her reaction to some devastating news.

OncoLink eNews OncoLink Nurses CE: ASCO 2008: An Update for Nurses
This continuing education activity is designed for nurses in clinical practice to learn about some of the research presented at the 2008 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting. This activity has been approved for 3.0 contact hours.

Legal Words of Wisdom: Power of Attorney
Brought to you by the Legal Clinic for the Disabled, Inc. This month's topic is Power of Attorney.

Are You A Working Breast Cancer Survivor?
Women breast cancer survivors, 1 to 10 years after primary cancer treatment, whose breast cancer has not spread are needed for on-line study on cognitive function and work.

OncoPilot "Back in Port": The "End" of the Journey
After active treatment is complete, you will begin a plan for follow-up care. Completion of therapy is a time when friends and family say, "Congratulations" and "You must be glad to be done", but you may be feeling uncertain about this milestone. You aren't alone. This is a very common reaction and there are a few tips to help you deal with it.

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August is Diet and Cancer Month

“Eat your way to better health. What you eat (or don't eat) and how active you are can influence your risk of developing cancer. Learn about the best ways to reduce your risk through simple lifestyle changes.”

Accept the American Cancer Society's Great American Eat Right Challenge

“Find out what current science can tell us about the roles of certain foods, such as soy, flaxseed and green tea, in protecting our health.”

Get the Facts on Foods that Fight Cancer from The American Institute for Cancer Research

Got a Food and Cancer related question?

Ask the Expert Cancer Center Dieticians at OncoLink


OncoLink has created an individualized plan of care based on the Institute of Medicine recommendations for cancer survivors. This free and easy to use program provides cancer survivors with information regarding the health risks they face as a result of cancer therapies.

Develop your survivorship care plan today!

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