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OncoLink eNews, November 2014
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Coping with Grief and Loss During the Holidays [Webinar]
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Diagnostic Criteria Developed for Cancer-Linked Weight Loss

Today - A grading system has been developed for clinically important weight loss (WL) in patients with cancer, which includes the independent prognostic significance of body mass index and percent WL, according to research published online Nov. 24 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.


Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff

Today - Many young people consider hookahs a hip and safer way to smoke, but a new study finds fumes from the water pipes contain the toxin benzene, which has been linked to an increased risk of leukemia. These findings were published online Nov. 21 in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention


Prosocial Internet Support Group Not Beneficial for Breast Cancer

Today - A prosocial Internet support group that encourages breast cancer survivors with elevated anxiety or depression to help others may not be beneficial, according to a study published online Nov. 17 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.


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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. Tobey discusses some of the controversy surrounding breast cancer screening with mammography.

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Blooming Inspiration

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