RPCI Cancer Talk

Monday, April 28, 2014 - 3:14pm

Although I am a new faculty member in Department of Medicine at Roswell Park, I’m actually undergoing my second turn as a physician at this wonderful institute.

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 3:26pm

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) may sound like something out of science fiction, but PDT is actually a highly targeted, minimally invasive way of treating many cancers.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 3:58pm

Sixty-seven Western New York high school students, all with aspirations of one day saving lives, had the opportunity of a lifetime this year as part of the inaugural Greater Buffalo Junior Robotic Surgeon Challenge.

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 10:04am

I didn’t know much about cancer when I was growing up. My family never talked about it in front of the children. So, when I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, I was shocked to learn that over the years, many of my relatives also had cancer.  And too many of them had died from it.

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 11:29am

Testicular cancer is most prominent in men 15-35 but can strike at any age. When caught early and treated properly, it has a 90 percent cure rate. Men can up their odds of successful recovery through education and early detection.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 1:57pm

Many dietary studies have been done showing the connection between nutrition and cancer.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 3:09pm

Roswell Park volunteers exude compassion and generosity – qualities that impact the lives of our patients and inspire hope and positivity. They see every task as an opportunity to extend kindness to those in need.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 10:34am

Mention the word colonoscopy, and many people get a bit uneasy. Yet the colonoscopy is one of our best tools for diagnosing colon cancer, and remains to this day the gold standard.

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 9:05am

Each year, nearly 72,000 adolescents and young adults (AYA) between the ages of 15 – 39 are diagnosed with cancer in the United States. Unlike pediatric and elderly patients, this age group has not seen much progress in survival rates in the past 30 years.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 9:01am

April is Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month—the perfect time to learn more about your risk factors. Unlike a mammogram, a PSA test, or other routine cancer screenings, oral cancer screening is something most people don’t think to ask about at the doctor’s office.