OncoLink - What's New this Week http://www.oncolink.org/whatsnew/ OncoLink - What's New this Week Sat, 28 Nov 2015 11:52:24 GMT Surgical Treatments: Vulvectomy http://www.oncolink.org/types/article.cfm?c=225&id=7257 A vulvectomy is a procedure in which a surgeon removes all or part of the vulva, most often for the treatment of vulvar cancer. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 05:00:00 GMT Cobimetinib (Cotellic™) http://www.oncolink.org/treatment/article.cfm?c=143&id=7256 Cobimetinib (Cotellic™) is a kinase inhibitor indicated for the treatment of patients with melanoma with a BRAF V600E or V600K mutation. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 05:00:00 GMT Trabectedin (Yondelis®) http://www.oncolink.org/treatment/article.cfm?c=143&id=7255 Trabectedin (Yondelis®) is a chemotherapy used in the treatment of unresectable or metastatic liposarcoma or leiomyosarcoma. Wed, 18 Nov 2015 05:00:00 GMT Irinotecan Liposome (Onivyde™) http://www.oncolink.org/treatment/article.cfm?c=143&id=7254 New chemotherapy medication indicated in the treatment of metastatic pancreatic cancer. Mon, 16 Nov 2015 05:00:00 GMT DSRT: Getting Started http://www.oncolink.orghttp://www.oncolink.org/coping/article.cfm?c=1532&aid=7253&id=7253 This short video tutorial is based on a presentation given at the Association of Oncology Social Workers (AOSW) Annual Conference. It is a quick introduction to the tool and how to use it in practice. Fri, 13 Nov 2015 05:00:00 GMT Symptom Management: Shortness of Breath http://www.oncolink.orghttp://www.oncolink.org/coping/article.cfm?aid=7067&id=7067&c=1534 New Video Education Module on Shortness of Breath (Dyspnea) in our Distress Screening Response Tools (DSRT). Fri, 06 Nov 2015 05:00:00 GMT Etoposide Oral Formula (VePesid®, VP-16) http://www.oncolink.org/treatment/article.cfm?c=143&id=7245 Etoposide is an antineoplastic chemotherapy medication used in combination with other medications to treat several types of cancers. Mon, 26 Oct 2015 04:00:00 GMT OncoLink eNews November 2015 http://www.oncolink.org/enews/ Receive cutting-edge information from some of the foremost cancer authorities from the University of Pennsylvania, delivered to your email. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 04:00:00 GMT Tips in a Minute: Managing Pain http://www.oncolink.orghttp://www.oncolink.org/coping/article.cfm?aid=7067&id=7067&c=1534 Anessa Foxwell, pain management expert, provides an introduction to pain and tips for management in this video. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 04:00:00 GMT Exposure to People After Vaccines http://www.oncolink.orghttp://www.oncolink.org/experts/article.cfm?c=1&s=5&ss=6&id=2657 How long should a neutropenic person stay away from someone who has received a vaccine, flu shot, or infants who received their regular vaccinations? Thu, 08 Oct 2015 04:00:00 GMT Self-Care Series for Oncology Professionals Session IV: Making It Work: Identifying and Embracing Your Self-Care Plan! http://www.oncolink.org/resources/article.cfm?c=1561&id=7211 This continuing education activity is designed to enable the learner to understand the challenges of working in oncology and how they can maintain a healthy work-life balance. Tue, 16 Jun 2015 04:00:00 GMT