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January 2015

6 New Years Resolutions to Reduce Cancer Risk

6 New Years Resolutions to Reduce Cancer Risk

The New Year is a time to reflect on the past year and look toward the upcoming year. This often inspires people to commit to working towards a healthier lifestyle. The following resolutions not only make for a healthier lifestyle, they can also reduce the risk of developing a cancer and even decrease the risk of a cancer recurring.

OncoLink Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
January is cervical awareness month. Learn more about prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment in OncoLink’s cervical cancer section.

In the News…
You may have heard recent news coverage of women with early-stage breast cancer receiving longer courses of radiation than necessary. We took a deeper look at this research.

Have you been screened for distress?
Cancer centers are working towards screening all patients for "distress" – defined as any unpleasant feeling, emotion or experience that affects your quality of life and ability to cope with your diagnosis and treatment. Use our self-management handouts to manage your distress.

OncoLink Tip in a Minute

Being Your Own Best Cancer Care Advocate
In today’s busy healthcare practices, you need to be involved in your own care (or that of a loved one).  Take these steps to become your own best advocate and take control of your care.

Upcoming OncoLink Webucation Modules
Did you miss any of our webinars this past year?  You can view the replay of any webinar at any time!  In 2015, we are going to a webucation format – access the modules at any time, on your schedule! Have a topic you’d like to see covered? Let us know!

  • An Introduction to Proton Therapy for Adult Cancers – Begins January 15th
  • February is cancer prevention month – watch for several modules on cancer prevention topics!


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