OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter
OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter
OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter
December, 2004 OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter Sponsored by Aventis Oncology
In this Issue

OncoLink Holiday Survival Guide
OncoLink Holiday Guide The holiday season can be stressful enough, but when someone you love has cancer, the season can be overwhelming. We have pulled together the ultimate holiday survival guide, covering everything a cancer survivor could wish for to make their holiday just a little brighter. We've got helpful hints and precious memories from cancer survivors and their families.

OncoLink Holiday Gift Guide: When life becomes precious it is, indeed, the thought that counts…check here for gift suggestions to help ease the load—our list includes gifts of communication, gifts of time, spiritual gifts and more!

  • Gift ideas from Survivors: Suggestions from our friends who've been there ...
  • Special Gift Ideas: A product of speaking with former and current patients and their families about what "gifts" they found most helpful during their battle with cancer.

Ten Holiday Tips for Friends and Relatives of Cancer Patients: Harold Benjamin, PhD, founder of The Wellness Community, America 's leading cancer support program offers the following holiday tips for those struggling with serious issues, such as cancer.

The Holidays will be canceled this season! Balancing grief and the holidays: Real life tips on how to deal with loss and grief from Neal R. Niznan MSW, LSW, Clinical Social Worker at the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania

OncoLink SurveyNutrition Information Available During Treatment Survey: Please take a moment to fill out this anonymous survey. We are collecting information to better understand the use of therapies by oncology patients that are not typically prescribed by doctors or given in hospitals for cancer treatment.

OncoLink RxReviewOncoLink RxReviewTM: This slide library is provided free of charge to oncology healthcare professionals. Each PowerPointTM slideshow is comprised of dozens of slides containing the most recent data from phase II/III clinical studies of available anticancer agents.Readers can choose to download, view, or order a copy of the presentation(s) of their choice. Images may be used for informational purposes or to augment presentations and lectures.

View, download, or order your CD-ROM today!

Giving the Gift of Life During the Holiday Season

The National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)
Learn more about the National Marrow Donor Program's work to connect patients, doctors, donors and researchers to the resources they need to help more people live longer, healthier lives -- and how you can help .

OncoLink NewsFlash

Targeted Therapies: Navigating the "Other" Web
Senior Editor, Julia Draznin Maltzman, MD helps us understand this cutting edge technology that deals with drugs which target specific pathways in the growth and development of tumors.

OncoLink Editors Choice

Editor's Choice Award December 2004
The Wellness Community (TWC) is a national nonprofit organization that provides support, education and hope to people with cancer and their loved ones. Most importantly, TWC provides a home-like setting for people fighting cancer to connect with and learn from each other. At The Wellness Community, all programs are free of charge.

OncoLink PollOncoLink Monthly Poll In addition to the anxiety over your or your loved one's cancer, how much did you worry about the financial implications of the treatment?