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December 2014

OncoLink Holiday Survival Guide

Be a Holiday Helper

This holiday season, we encourage you to seek out friends, family and acquaintances dealing with cancer and think about how cancer affects their holiday. Make the holidays a little less stressful for those facing so much by being their Holiday Helper, I promise; it will make you feel special too.

Oh Great, Another Robe!
Trying to find a useful gift for a friend or family member dealing with cancer? The OncoLink Holiday Survival Guide provides helpful hints, creative gift ideas and precious holiday memories from cancer survivors and their families. Find ideas for making this holiday special for someone with advanced cancer, for whom the season may be particularly difficult.

Staying Grounded During the Holidays
The practice of yoga calms the mind by providing a deep feeling of relaxation and balance. Did you know that the very basics of a yoga practice can be done during your "everyday" lifeā€¦at any place or any time? Fern explains.

Thankful for Health Insurance
There are many things to be thankful for this holiday season, but you may not have thought of your health insurance. Christina pulls together the resources you need to make the most of your insurance. Get educated, empowered and engaged!

Remember to Care for the Caregiver
Too often, caregivers must sacrifice themselves for the needs of their loved one. Remember that a burned out caregiver won't be of much use to anyone. Let our caregiver section help you balance both of your needs and stay healthy!

OncoLink PollsOncoLink Poll: Give us your best tip!
We are featuring a tip of the day this winter- give us your best tip! Did someone give you advice that really helped you get through treatment? Something you learned along the way that would help someone else? A tip for how to help a friend going through treatment? Tell us!

Dry Skin, Broken Nails, Oh My!
As if the winter weather isn't hard enough on our skin and nails, try adding cancer treatments to the mix. This informative video will answer all your questions and provide great advice for caring for your skin, nails and hair during cancer treatment!

Chemotherapy Myths or Facts

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