Cancer Talk

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 9:13am
Exciting new changes are in the works at Roswell Park, just in time for our 120th anniversary!
Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 1:31pm
Cancer Research & News
Epigenetics describes how normal genes that control the body’s functions can be switched on or off by different exposures and experiences, from before birth through adulthood. These changes could potentially affect the health of our offspring for generations.
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 10:00am
Cancer Research & News
The incidence of liver cancer is increasing, making primary liver (and bile duct) cancer the fastest-rising cause of cancer-related death in the United States. Experts attribute this to the high prevalence of fatty liver disease, a condition associated with insulin resistance, obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels.
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 8:30am
Cancer Support
Studies estimate that between one-third to one-half of all cancer patients develop emotional and psychological problems as a result of their diagnosis. Roswell Park now offers its patients around-the-clock psychiatric support.
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 4:28pm
Cancer Research & News
Comorbidity is common among cancer patients. As cancer becomes more of a chronic condition, patients are likely to experience at least one additional disease throughout their cancer journey. But some comorbid conditions are more harmful than others.
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 9:00am
Practitioners believe Healing Touch clears and balances the energy around or within the body. It is safe for all ages and can be used before, during and after treatment.
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.