Droplet Transmission vs. Airborne… What’s the difference?

Posted August 10th, 2020

We have all seen in the news that there is still lots of discussion about how COVID-19 is really transmitted from person to person. Is it transmitted by droplet or by airborne transmission? The current stance is that it is transmitted through droplets, but researchers are not fully convinced that this is the only way […]


Back To School Health Tips

Posted September 6th, 2019

Back to school time can be busy and stressful. Buying supplies and uniforms, settling into a new routine or schedule and back to school meetings can put a lot on your plate. Being affected by cancer can make this time of year even more stressful. It is very important to try to stay healthy during […]


There’s an App for That! (part 1 in a series)

Posted February 15th, 2017

Welcome to my newest blog series, “There’s an App for That!”  In this series, I’ll feature apps and features available on your mobile phone/tablet that can help you manage your cancer care. Full disclosure: this entry of “There’s an App for That” focuses specifically on a tool available only on ipPhones and with the iOS […]


Rodney Warner

Wellness Programs: A $6 Billion Sham?

Posted March 12th, 2015

A “wellness program” is a program by an employer often sold as a way to make employees healthier by offering them incentives to lose weight or stop destructive habits like smoking.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Health Issues

Posted April 21st, 2012

True or false: Your non-cancer health issues may increase your cancer risk. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Nutrition Nuggets: Best foods?

Posted May 13th, 2011

There is a certain amount of tug of war in nutrition as it relates to cancer. On the one hand there are frequent “discoveries” of chemicals founds in foods that seem to be helpful in “fighting” cancer. Often the chemical in question is just one of many found in a particular plant and it is […]