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Breast Cancer Awareness

Prostate Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Visit OncoLink for information about breast cancer risk & prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment. Find information on chemo & targeted therapies, radiation therapy, cancer news and supportive care for breast cancer survivors.

Happy Anniversary Alysa!
Alysa Cummings joined the OncoLink team in 2002 and we have not been the same since! We had the honor of writing a forward for a book Alysa wrote earlier this year (see Bob Riter's review), and we think it sums up her contributions to OncoLink and our love for her. Ten Years Later and Still Going Strong.

I wish u knew....

I wish u knew...
Welcome to our new video series, featuring oncology professionals talking about what they wish their patients and the public knew. The first in this series is a look at 3D mammography and the controversy over breast cancer screening.

Palliative Care
Palliative care is a medical specialty focused on providing symptom management, assisting patients and families in navigating medical decisions and managing stress. Learn more about palliative care and if it is right for you.

Lymphedema: What you need to know
Learn everything you need to know about lymphedema, including risk reduction and treatment for this condition. Learn more about lymphedema.

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OncoLink WebchatsUpcoming OncoLink Webchats

October 12th, 12-1PM ET: Focus on Lung Cancer Webchat (note the change in time!).

November 2nd, 12:30-1:30PM ET: Focus on Neuroendocrine Tumors Webchat

No registration is needed, just come to the page at the event time. You can also submit questions in advance. You can use your (public) Twitter account to participate during the live event (use the hashtag #oncochat).

If you missed our most recent chats on Pediatric & Adult Brain Tumors or Veterinary Oncology chat (or any others), you can read the transcripts any time on the webchat archive page.



Chemotherapy Myth or Fact


It's Flu Season Again...
Flu vaccine information is everywhere you turn these days, from the supermarket to the news. Every year around this time, questions about flu vaccination start popping up in cancer clinics. Many people with cancer may be wondering how they can best prevent getting sick, and if they should be vaccinated against the flu. Here are the facts.


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