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Cancer Talk Blog

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 4:05pm

Until the 1960s, surgery and radiation were the mainstays of cancer treatment; drugs were not seen as a “cure” for cancer. With the exception of hormone therapy for men with prostate cancer in the late 1930s, drug therapies, at best, offered brief, incomplete remission. Then, the National Cancer Act of 1937 provided support for cancer research, setting up the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and doctors and researchers began to pay more attention to using chemical agents and drugs against cancer.

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 11:49am
Moms worry about their kids. It’s pretty much part of the job description. So when 36-year-old Deana Welch was diagnosed with breast cancer while 34 weeks pregnant with her fourth child, her concern was as much about her children’s well-being as it was about her own health. “My biggest concern was how to tell my kids and how to help them process what I would be going through,” recalls Deana.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 9:22am

Roswell Park’s medical marijuana policy addresses the needs and concerns of patients, caregivers and practitioners who are registered with the NYS Medical Marijuana Program and the Roswell Park staff.

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Roswell Park was the first center in the world to focus exclusively on cancer. Roswell Park is determined to eliminate cancer's grip on humanity, one patient at a time.

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Roswell Park is ranked among the top cancer hospitals in the nation in U.S. News & World Report's 2019-20 Best Hospitals.

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