Cancer Talk

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 11:52am

If you've ever spent time in a hospital — as an inpatient or visitor — you've probably seen volunteers offering communion and other religious services to patients. At Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, these special volunteers with the Spiritual Care Department offer a type of support that for many patients is part of their healing. Oftentimes, simply by lending an ear.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 3:53pm
You ask the internet a lot of questions, and Roswell Park has some answers. James Mohler, MD, Professor of Oncology, and Chair of the NCCN Prostate Cancer Guideline Committee, and Eric Kauffman, MD, Assistant Professor of Oncology, sat down to answer some of the internet's most-searched-for questions related to prostate cancer.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 4:53pm

If you’ve undergone cancer treatment at Roswell Park and needed a mediport to deliver treatment and draw blood, you’ve probably met one of our interventional radiology phy

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 10:00am
Juanita McClain has battled sickle cell disease her entire life. She’s coped with multiple surgeries, including having her gallbladder removed at age 11, and has lost track of the number of times she’s been hospitalized with pneumonia. Still, despite the hardships,  she advocates tirelessly for others with sickle cell disease, encouraging them to seek better health and find the support they need. Juanita is a sickle cell warrior.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 11:43am
Participating in screening and early detection events is key to catching cancer early and we’re here to help you and those you love be proactive about their health.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 10:00am
American children are getting fatter every year. Poor eating habits, lack of exercise, insufficient sleep and too much time sitting in front of electronic devices have snowballed into a health crisis with no end in sight. Just 25 years ago, 10% of kids between ages 2-19 were overweight or obese. Today that number is 18.5% and climbing. 
Monday, September 2, 2019 - 2:19pm

Deemed one of the landmark discoveries of the 20th century, the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) traces its history to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Nearly three million American men alive in 2019 are prostate cancer survivors, according to the American Cancer Society.

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 8:54am

If a man is fortunate enough to live to 100 years old, he'll most likely pass the century mark living with prostate cancer. There's even a strong possibility that most of these centenarian men have been living with prostate cancer nearly half of the lives.

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 8:27am

Dan Shapiro, PhD, is a cancer survivor, clinical psychologist and the Vice Dean for Faculty and Administrative Affairs at the Penn State College of Medicine.