Archive - October 2012
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 8:48am
President & CEO of RPCI, Dr. Donald Trump, joined Congressman Brian Higgins on Roswellness Radio to talk about federal funding for cancer research. Dr. Trump and Congressman Higgins discussed how the research taking place at RPCI impacts the medical field as well as the local economy. The possibility of cuts, in the event of budget "sequestration," was also brought up.
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 11:41am
Tara Jane and I have been volunteering in the Pet Therapy Program at Roswell Park for five years. We began this journey in memory of my late husband John.
In 2000, we chose Tara Jane from a litter of six to celebrate John’s remission from larynx cancer. Even as a puppy, her natural ability to heal was evident. When John’s cancer relapsed, Tara Jane remained a loyal ally during the fight. She sat in his lap for hours - bringing him joy on even the hardest days. In 2003, John lost his battle with cancer. As a patient of Roswell Park, I knew he would want us to continue...
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 8:35am
Last Sunday's episode of Roswellness Radio featured Myron Czuczman, MD, Professor of Oncology and Head of the Lymphoma/Myeloma Service at Roswell Park. On the final day of Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month, Dr. Czuczman discussed the basics of leukemia and lymphoma, including symptoms and treatment. He also focused on new therapies and the role they play in fighting these diseases.
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