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We are so PROUD!!
Greetings from Cancerland OncoLink's Poet-in-Residence, Alysa Cummings has written a book, Greetings from CancerLand: Writing the Journey to Recovery. It is compilation of Alysa's amazing essays and poems. The book recounts her journey through diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, and, most of all, her touching, candid, and hilarious observations of the world around her. See Bob Riter's glowing review, then hurry on over to Amazon to get your copy today!

YoungThe 25th annual National Cancer Survivors Day is Sunday, June 3, 2012. 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 local survivor's day events.

OncoLink at PTCOG 2012
OncoLink reporters provide up-to-date coverage of the annual Particle Therapy Cooperative Group (PTCOG 51) meeting in NCC, Goyang and Seoul, South Korea, May, 14-19, 2012.

Cancer Risk Program featured on Philly.com
What's My Cancer Risk?Congratulations to our What's My Risk? Team. OncoLink teamed up with Philly.com, the website for the leading Philadelphia newspaper, The Inquirer, for a special month-long project. Every day in April, a daily fact about cancer risk was featured on Philly.com/health. What's My Risk? is designed to help users learn about their personal risk for cancer and what they can do to decrease that risk. Suggest this great program to friends and patients' family members when they are wondering about their own risk of cancer.

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Recognize your loved one's courage and spirit by supporting OncoLink's mission to provide free, up to date cancer information to anyone who needs it. Donate now and 100% of your tax-deductible donation will be devoted to ongoing development and dissemination of OncoLink's educational resources.

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Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness OncoLink Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month
Learn more with OncoLink's comprehensive Skin Cancer resources for your concerns about risk, prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatments for melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers. Find information on chemotherapy, radiation therapy, surgical oncology, and targeted therapies as well as the latest cancer news on melanoma research.

OncoLink WebchatsView the archive of our recent interactive webchat and Test Your Knowledge of Sun Safety & Skin Cancer from May 18, 2012.

OncoLink WebchatsJoin us for the next live webchat Focus on Thyroid Cancer on June 8, 2012.


Chemotherapy Myth or Fact

LIVESTRONG Care Plan

Update your careplan today!
The latest version of the LIVESTRONG Care Plan is now available. In addition to some sprucing up and updating of content to include all the lastest chemotherapy medications, we have made the survey even more streamlined to get your results even faster.

Create Your Survivorship Care Plan Today


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