RPCI Cancer Talk

Monday, December 7, 2015 - 12:20pm
You may know someone who doesn’t wear deodorant or antiperspirant due to fear of an increased breast cancer risk. Are their concerns supported by scientific data? According to researchers, the answer is no.
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 11:20am
2015 Tree of Hope Infographic teaser
Our annual Tree of Hope Lighting Celebration is filled with all the sights, sounds and smells of the holiday season! Check out the fun facts in this infographic and then RSVP for this year's event.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 10:46am
There is a lack of expectation that young adults get cancer, yet it is the number one cause of disease-related death in this age group.
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 2:01pm
It’s a familiar refrain among nurses, and one that rings especially true for me: “I knew that I wanted to be a nurse as far back as I can remember.”
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 10:53am
Remember how much fun you used to have with a coloring book and a box of crayons? Molly Gold, one of six Artists-in-Residence at Roswell Park, says adults are often surprised when they rediscover the activity. “People say, ‘Oh, my gosh, this is so relaxing! I haven’t colored since I was ten years old.’”
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 1:43pm
Although Porsche never went to medical school, she sure knows how to make cancer patients and their families feel better. Porsche, a 6-year-old Goldendoodle, is a new face at Roswell Park. Roswell’s furry friend visits a few times a month as part of the Institute’s Pet Therapy Program, made possible in part by generous donations. During her visits, Porsche trots around the hospital, calmly visiting anyone in need of a pick-me-up, providing unconditional love and a wag of her tail.
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 11:04am
Lung nodule surveillance—your next steps after lung cancer screening
Roswell Park’s Lung Cancer Screening Program for people at high risk for developing lung cancer includes a focused medical history, physical exam, and helical Low Dose CT (LDCT) chest scan. The LDCT is the only screening test proven to reduce lung cancer deaths.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 10:54am
According to research from the Calorie Control Council, the average Thanksgiving dinner contains around 3,000 calories. These tips and healthier recipes can help you manage your waistline and maintain your overall health while still enjoying the food and family time.
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 1:48pm
Coping with a cancer diagnosis can be an overwhelming experience, particularly the time before starting treatment. No one expects to hear they have cancer — symptoms are often attributed to other causes, such as the flu or an infection. Adjusting to your diagnosis is a process and there is not a right or wrong way to feel.
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 1:53pm
"But you're so young." These words have resonated loudly in my mind over and over again in the last year. Yes, statistically, a 28-year-old should be planning other major life events that do not include a double mastectomy, 16 rounds of chemotherapy, radiation, endocrine therapy, and several reconstructive surgeries.