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Cancer Survivorship: Navigating Life After Cancer [Webinar]
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Cancer Goes to the Beach! [Webinar]
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Focus on Spirituality [Webinar]
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Spotlight on Speech and Swallowing Therapy Update for Head & Neck Cancer [Webinar]
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Survivorship: A Roadmap for Managing Fear [Webinar]
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July Is UV Safety Month

OncoLink July is UV Safety Month It’s summertime - that means fun, sun and vacations! Just because you are going through cancer treatment doesn’t mean you can’t take a vacation. Watch the Cancer Goes to the Beach webinar to get tips and resources to plan a safe and stress free getaway. July is also UV Safety Month – learn all you need to know to stay sun safe this summer.


In the News

Gene Marker May Predict Breast Cancer Response to Tamoxifen

Today - Researchers have identified genes that may help predict whether a patient with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer is likely to benefit from tamoxifen therapy, according to a study published in the July 15 issue of Cancer Research.


Transdermal 4-Hydroxytamoxifen Gel Beneficial in DCIS

Jul 22, 2014 - For women with ductal carcinoma in situ, 4-hydroxytamoxifen gel applied to breast skin has a similar antiproliferative effect as oral tamoxifen, according to a study published in the July 15 issue of Clinical Cancer Research.


Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?

Jul 22, 2014 - A new study fuels the ongoing debate over the health risks of bicycle riding for men: Researchers found that cyclists who bike more may face a higher risk of prostate cancer, but not a greater chance of infertility or erectile dysfunction. The study appeared in the July 11 issue of the Journal of Men's Health.


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I Wish U Knew!

I Wish U Knew is a video series featuring oncology professionals and survivors discussing what they wish patients and the public knew about cancer.

Dr. Mao talks about complementary and alternative medicine and the importance of being open about their use with cancer caregivers.

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