Week of May 24 - 30, 2015


OncoLink at PTCOG 2015
OncoLink reports from the 54th Annual Conference of the Particle Therapy Cooperative Group North America (PTCOG), held in San Diego, California.

Ommaya Reservoir
An ommaya reservoir is a surgically implanted device that provides direct access to the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).

Lumbar Puncture
A lumbar puncture (LP), also known as a spinal tap, is a procedure used to access the cerebrospinal space to either obtain spinal fluid for testing or to infuse medication.

OncoLink eNews May 2015
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Inraperitoneal Chemotherapy (IP Chemo)
Some cancers of the abdominal or gastrointestinal region can be treated using a type of chemotherapy infusion called intraperitoneal, where the medication is infused directly into the abdominal cavity.

Intrathecal Chemotherapy (IT Chemo)
Intrathecal chemotherapy is used to treat cancers involving the central nervous system.

An Interprofessional Collaborative Approach to Improve Oral Oncolytic Adherence [Continuing Education]
Welcome to OncoLink's adherence education module for oncology professionals.

Self-Care Series for Oncology Professionals Session III: The Art of Debriefing as a Self Care Strategy
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.

Molecular Profiling in Advanced Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer: Navigating the New Treatment (CE)
This activity was developed for a multidisciplinary audience that includes medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists, hematologists, pathologists, hematology/oncology fellows, oncology nurses, and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients with NSCLC.

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Webucation: Actions and Attitudes for Cancer Survivors
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Ringing the Bell
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Breast Cancer and Beauty Products
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Crowd Sourcing and Fundraising
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