OncoLink Cancer eNews
OncoLink eNews
November 2014

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November Cancer Awareness

Lung Cancer Awareness MonthLung Cancer Awareness Month. Visit our Lung Cancer section for articles related to risk, screening, diagnosis and treatment. Watch the Lung Webucation webinar to learn all you need to know. Visit Donna Lee's blog for inspiration from a survivor or our support section for information on lots of helpful topics! Pancreatic Cancer Awareness MonthPancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. Visit our pancreatic cancer menu for information about risk, diagnosis and treatment of this disease. Visit our support section for information on lots of helpful topics!
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OncoLink's Annual Insurance Education Session is November 6th!

Sessions begin at 10AM ET – join us for one or all three! All sessions will be presented via live webinar and recorded for playback later.

  • 10AM ET: The Ins and Outs of Medicare Open Enrollment: What's New for 2015?
  • 11AM ET: The Affordable Care Act: An Update for 2015
  • 12PM ET: The Pennsylvania Medicaid Expansion: What do Healthcare Providers Need to Know?

Are you in the Philly area? Patients & caregivers are welcome to attend in person! Contact us for more information.


Smokeout

The Great American Smokeout is a Step Towards Becoming Smoke Free!

Each year, on the 3rd Thursday of November, The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day. To help you in your quest to be smoke free, access our quit smoking resources or learn about the benefits of quitting smoking - even after a cancer diagnosis.


Lentil Soup

Nutrition Nuggets
As the days get chillier, warm up with a recipe using "warm" spices. Try these recipes for warming ginger tea, lentil soup and cranberry, chocolate & ginger cookies

Upcoming OncoLink WebchatsOncoLink Webchats

November 18th, 3PM ET: Coping with Grief and Loss During the Holidays

No registration is needed, just come to the page at the event time. Did you miss any of last month’s great topics? Check out all the archives!


Chemotherapy Myths or Facts


Get Your Flu Shot!
Flu vaccine information is everywhere you turn these days, from the supermarket to the news. Every year around this time, questions about flu vaccination start popping up in cancer clinics. Many people with cancer (and survivors) may be wondering how they can best prevent getting sick, and if they should be vaccinated against the flu. Here are the facts…


OncoLink PollsOncoLink Poll: Health Insurance Costs
How well do you know your health insurance costs?

Want to learn more? Check out our Oncology Insurance Education Sessions!


Caring for the Caregiver
November is also National Family Caregiver Month. OncoLink has a caregiver section to help you make your caregiving experience the best it can be!


Support our Team
Support OncoLink's mission to provide free, up-to-date cancer information to anyone who needs it. 100% of your tax-deductible donation will be devoted to OncoLink's educational resources. Donate Now!

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