Taking Time for the Everyday Things in 2024

Posted December 29th, 2023

Well 2023 was another doozy, wasn’t it? Honestly, the last 3 years, since March of 2020, feels like a bit of a fever dream. I’ve found myself thinking of life “BC”–before COVID and…I’m not sure how to define what or where we currently are in a life with COVID. But the truth is, life isn’t […]

Honoring Other’s Wishes

Posted December 22nd, 2023

Our current blog series is about holiday gifts for cancer patients and their loved ones helping care for them. While reflecting on this idea and thinking about my time taking care of cancer patients, both professionally and personally, there was one gift that kept coming to mind, and that is honoring the person’s wishes. While […]

Holiday Lights Are My Favorite Thing

Posted December 12th, 2023

There are so many things I love about the holiday season, but the one thing that I love most is the lights and the music! I love relaxing on my couch admiring the twinkling lights and listening to holiday music, it really boosts my mood! For someone who is navigating a cancer diagnosis or going […]

The Gift of Time

Posted December 8th, 2023

Looking for the perfect gift for a friend or loved one going through cancer treatment? It might not cost anything! In my years of caring for and talking to people with cancer, I have never heard “so-and-so gave me the nicest box of chocolates.”  They remember the kind – and often free – gestures from people, […]

Let OncoLink Help You Through the Holidays

Posted December 2nd, 2019

Over the years, our team has done webinars and written blogs and articles covering all kinds of things that come up during the holiday season when you are dealing with a cancer diagnosis. We thought it would be useful to provide a guide of sorts to all these resources. We hope these resources can help […]

Ho, Ho…Hell No–Facing the Holiday Season with a Cancer Diagnosis

Posted December 21st, 2018

Channukah, Christmas, Kwanza…. and Cancer?  The problem with Gratitude is that it knows too much. Sure, it has an innocent and ingénue side. It gets good press and is prominently featured in loving-kindness meditations, Oprah magazine and bedtime journal entries. But in order to arrive at it’s truest moment and the heart of it all, […]