Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 12:38pm
Over the past year, Cancer Talk brought you more than 200 articles with practical tips for healthy living, information about cancer prevention and treatment, the latest news from Roswell Park, and stories of hope and inspiration. Which ones piqued your interest? Here are the 10 most-read posts of 2017.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 9:16am
Life & Wellness
Holiday cards are meant to bring merry greetings of cheer to friends and family, but what if someone on your list is facing this Christmas with cancer? Will the message of joy and wishes for a happy new year seem trite or even crass to a patient in treatment? A well-intentioned card could send the wrong message.
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 9:21am
Art helps reduce stress by providing a happy distraction from medical worries. Now Roswell Park is introducing new ways for patients and visitors to enjoy the creations of Western New York's talented artists.
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 3:43pm
Cancer Research & News
Green fields and forests might feel like the furthest thing from the sterile, bright, high-tech rooms where modern medical research is performed, so it’s easy to forget that it was outside, in those green spaces, where medicine got its start.
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 11:35am
Coughing removes particles, mucus, irritants or fluids from the lungs. Coughs may be caused by something in the air, such as cooking fumes, perfume or spices, or it may be related to congestion caused by a cold, allergies or a respiratory infection. In general, coughing is your body’s way of responding to irritation and is usually considered normal and healthy. But sometimes a persistent cough is a warning sign of something more complex, including lung cancer.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 11:37am
Acupuncture, massage therapy, herbal products, aromatherapy, yoga and meditation are just a few examples of complementary therapies. Learn more at the first Wellness Wednesday on Jan. 17.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 8:58am
Cancer Research & News
Cancer can occur when certain normal genes are "switched on or off" as a result of environmental epigenetics — influences that occur throughout your life. Some drugs have already been developed to correct the on/off switch for some types of cancer.
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 8:30am
Prevention & Screening
Before you raise your glass, find out about the link between drinking alcohol and the risk of getting cancer.