|The 24th annual National Cancer Survivor's Day (NCSD) is June 5th, 2011. This day is a celebration of life, held in hundreds of communities, showing the world that life after a cancer diagnosis can be rewarding and fulfilling. Visit the NCSD website to find survivor's day events in your area.
Are you a survivor? Do you have a survivorship care plan to help you navigate life after cancer treatment? The LIVESTRONG Care Plan can help by creating an individualized care plan based on the Institute of Medicine recommendations for cancer survivors. This free and easy to use program provides cancer survivors with information regarding the health risks they may face as a result of cancer therapies and helps them prevent, monitor for or deal with these so called "late" and "long term" effects.
The Boss's Blog
Talk about the state of healthcare - and how to fix it - is everywhere these days. The boss has some pretty strong opinions when it comes to this topic, like many Americans. What do you think about the latest blog... Does anyone really think people should not have access to healthcare when they need it? from James M. Metz, MD.
Nutrition Nuggets: Best foods?
Do you ever wonder about those news stories claiming to have found the best foods to prevent cancer? Do you think - well, exactly how much do I need to eat? I don't want to exist on broccoli alone! OncoLink's Registered Dietician, Karen Wagner takes a look at this quandary in her most recent blog.
OncoLink Poll: Do popular media stories about the "best foods" to eat to prevent cancer cause you to make dietary changes?