Genetic Counseling and Genetic Testing: The Basics
Patients are referred for genetic counseling and possible testing if a genetic syndrome is known or suspected to be present in a family.
Possible Side Effects of Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer
Information about the possible side effects of radiation treatment for prostate cancer.
OncoLink eNewsletter April 2016
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Tumor Lysis Syndrome
Tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) is an oncologic emergency where the rapid breakdown of cells causes an imablance of chemicals and electroytes in the body.
April 28, 2016
Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week
Learn more about head & neck cancers. Smoking and alcohol use have always been associated with head & neck cancers. However, in the past decade, cases in young, non-smokers have been on the rise due to human papillomavirus (learn more about human papillomavirus). Check out the Thriving After Head & Neck Cancer webinar to learn about survivorship concerns.
Many places host free head & neck cancer screening events in April. Find one near you!
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Participate in the Survey
Skin cream usage for radiation-related skin reactions: An internet-based survey
Please help us to better understand skin cream usage for patients who develop skin redness/irritation during radiation therapy. We are very interested in the opinions and experience of both patients and providers regarding skin cream usage for radiation-related skin reactions. Your participation in this survey would be much appreciated.
I Wish U Knew!
Quitting smoking after a cancer diagnosis has many benefits for the patient.