Inspiration and encouragement from other survivors through their art, writing, poetry and tips.
Many people find poetry to be therapeutic - a way to express what they are feeling and experiencing. This section features poems from many perspectives as well as a tool to create your own poetry!
John Smelcer was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and has used poetry to process his thoughts and feelings. We think you will relate to his poetry.
Pink Ribbon Poetry
A collection of poems curated by Alysa Cummings, OncoLink Poet-in-Residence.
Bob Riter's Cancer Columns
Bob's insightful columns come from his work as an advocate and his experiences as a cancer patient.
Greetings from CancerLand
Alysa's writings bring the raw emotions of her cancer experiences combined with her strength and humor - the result is inspirational.
A Life Fighting Cancer Through a Child's Eyes
This section shares Christine Mulvihill’s story and pieces of her epic poetic novel spanning 15 years, Life is One Tough Pill to Swallow, about the brutality of life and despair of one child's fight with cancer.
OncoLink Reading Room
A resource center which contains our book and video reviews, online books, letters from our editors, poetry, and survivor's stories.