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BRCA1 and BRCA2 Testing in the News
If you watch the news or read it online, you probably saw Angelina Jolie's announcement that she tested positive for the BRCA1 gene and underwent prophylactic mastectomy. We hope this calls attention to the importance of genetic counseling and testing and the preventive options available to those at high risk. Learn more on OncoLink.

National Cancer Survivors' Day

June 2nd is National Cancer Survivor's Day, when cancer centers across the country celebrate the over 13 million survivors in the U.S. OncoLink will celebrate with - what else? - education! Join us for a webinar called Navigating Life After Cancer on May 31st from 12:30-1:30PM ET, including information and resources to make the most of life after cancer.


OncoLink BlogsBlogging Inspiration
Visit our blogs regularly for inspiration and insight from fellow survivors. This month we had a guest blog from a young adult survivor who reminds us all how we should view life's trials and tribulations.


Love in the Afternoon
Join us on Friday May 17th at 1:30PM ET for a video presentation on sexuality and intimacy issues after a cancer diagnosis.


OncoLink Blooming InspirationsSpring has Sprung!
Check out Alysa's newest collection of gorgeous flowers and inspirational quotes.


Nutrition Matters!
Are you confused by all the information on cancer and nutrition; what to eat and what to avoid? Check out this presentation by a Registered Dietician to get the facts!
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OncoLink WebchatsUpcoming OncoLink Webchats

Navigating Life After Cancer May 31, 2013, 12:30-1:30PM ET: - IInformation and resources to make the most of life after cancer.

Managing Side Effects of Hormonal Therapies for Breast Cancer June 13, 2013, 6:30PM ET - In conjunction with Living Beyond Breast Cancer.

Cancer Goes to the Beach! June 21, 2013, 12-1PM ET - Just because you are going through cancer treatment doesn't mean you can't enjoy a summer vacation. With a little bit of homework and planning, your vacation can be the trip of a lifetime and help relieve some of the stress you may be having related to your cancer treatment.

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. You can also watch an archive after the event is over.

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