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February 2015


World Cancer Day 2015
February 4th is World Cancer Day and is focused on dispelling the dangerous myths & misconceptions surrounding the disease. It is a chance to raise our collective voices in the name of improving general knowledge around cancer and dismissing misconceptions about the disease. Bust some of the common myths in the World Cancer Day blog series!

It’s Cancer Prevention Month!
People always ask what they can do to reduce their risk of cancer. Given that an estimated 1/3 of all cancers are linked to diet and lack of exercise, making healthy changes seems like an obvious place to start! Karen explores...
National Conference on Work & Cancer

OncoLink is pleased to partner with Cancer and Careers on the 5th Annual National Conference on Work & Cancer on Friday, June 12th in NYC!

This FREE conference will explore the complexities working people face as they try to balance their cancer treatment and recovery with employment. Topics will include Job Search, Legal Issues, Health Insurance, Working During Treatment, and more. Travel scholarships are available! More info & registration.

Webucation: Intro to Proton Therapy for Adult Cancers
The availability of proton therapy continues to grow. Learn what adult cancers can benefit from this treatment, how it works and insurance and financial considerations for treatment in this webucation module. (Interested in protons for pediatric cancer? We’ve got that covered too!)

OncoLink Webinar & Webucation Update 
New for 2015, many of our webinars will change to a webucation format. These will have a launch date, after which they can be accessed at any time that is convenient for the viewer. Viewers will not need to call in to a live event. Upcoming webucation topics include:

  • February is Cancer Prevention Month, we will feature several short videos on prevention & screening topics, beginning with Exercise and Cancer Prevention.
  • March’s webinar WILL be live (just to confuse you!) – March 4th at 10AM ET – Cancer Rehabilitation for Head & Neck Cancers featuring Mously LeBlanc, MD.
  • April: Preparing Your Personal Emergency Kit

Connect with OncoLink:

OncoLink is conducting a survey of skin cream usage by patients who developed skin redness or irritation during the radiation therapy. We need your input! Take the survey.


Recognize a Loved One and Support our Team
Support OncoLinkRecognize your loved one's courage and spirit this Valentine’s Day by supporting OncoLink's mission to provide free, up to date cancer information to anyone who needs it. One hundred percent of your tax-deductible donation will be devoted to ongoing development and dissemination of OncoLink's educational resources.


Cancer Medication Information
Did you know that OncoLink has one of the most complete collections of cancer medication information? New drugs are being added all the time – use the “Find My Cancer Drug” alphabet tool, found on the upper left of every page, to find yours.

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