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OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter
OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter
OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter
October, 2007 OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter Sponsored by Sanofi-Aventis

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Experts on Call: An Interview with Terry Styles, MD Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology and Tammi Fisher, RN, Staff Nurse
Tune into this Podcast with breast cancer radiation specialists from Department of Radiation Oncology at the Abramson Cancer Center of the The University of Pennsylvania responding to questions submitted to OncoLink about partial breast irradiation (Mammosite).

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.

Ask The Experts
This is your chance to "Ask the Experts" everything you've always wanted to know about types of cancer, treatments and side effects

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.

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31 Days of Pink Ribbon Poetry

The latest in a series of Oncolink poetry projects from OncoLink Poet-In-Residence, Alysa Cummings. This poetry project is timed to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month and includes thirty-one poems by cancer survivors celebrating the breast cancer experience, thirty-one new digital photos and thirty-one healing quotations. Starting October 1, 2007, visit everyday to see a new poem, image and quote.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

OncoLink Breast Cancer Awareness MonthOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. See our comprehensive cancer resource for your concerns about breast cancer prevention, risk, breast cancer screening, diagnosis, breast cancer treatment, as well as the latest cancer news on support for breast cancer survivors and cancer research.

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