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April 2014


Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week, April 20-26th

ncoLink Colon Cancer Awareness MonthLearn more about head & neck cancers on OncoLink.

Educational webinars: In honor of H&NCAW, Cancer GRACE has posted a webinar entitled, "Treatment for Late Stage Oropharynx Cancer." Oncolink was pleased to support Cancer GRACE on this webinar, which features University of Pennsylvania radiation oncologist Dr. Geoffrey Geiger.

On May 7th, join us for a webinar on speech & swallowing Therapy Research.

Free Screenings: Many places host free head & neck cancer screening events in April - find one near you!


How Much Added Sugar is in Your Diet?

In light of proposed new added sugar recommendations from the World Health Organization, Karen decided to see exactly how much sugar she was eating. Read about her eye opening experiment!

National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week

The 12th Annual National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week is April 7-13th this year. Every year 70,000 people between the ages of 15 and 39 (young adults, YAs) are diagnosed with cancer. Despite the many advances in cancer care, survival rates in this group have not changed in 30 years. But YAs aren't sitting by quietly- they've started a movement to create change. Get the facts about cancer in YAs on OncoLink or learn more from The Group Room!

Cancer of Unknown Primary

CUP affects over 31 thousand people in the U.S. each year and can be a confusing and difficult diagnosis to navigate. This article helps unravel some of the mystery.

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Upcoming OncoLink Webchats OncoLink Webchats

These events will include a presentation by the expert and time for questions. No registration is needed, just come to the page at the event time or watch the after the event from this page.

Missed Using Food to Manage Side Effects of Cancer Treatment? Check out the archived presentation!

Chemotherapy Myths or Facts

ational Conference on Work and Cancer
Hope you will join OncoLink in attendinzg the 4th annual National Conference on Work & Cancer, June 13th in New York City! This fantastic conference explores the challenges working people face as they try to balance cancer treatment and recovery with employment. Travel grants are available to survivors & caregivers!

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