RPCI Cancer Talk

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 1:20pm

Being diagnosed with cancer is a very confusing experience. There is a lot of information to absorb in a short period of time and it’s easy to get overwhelmed. This is especially true for adolescents and young adults.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 12:00pm

As Immunotherapy Awareness Month winds down, we want to highlight three different clinical trials being led by physicians at our Center for Immunotherapy of novel immunotherapy approaches for treating genitourinary cancers.

Friday, June 20, 2014 - 2:55pm

When facing a cancer diagnosis, many people turn to their faith to cope. This can be a confusing and difficult time, and religion offers some patients a way to find hope and answers. Spirituality often provides a framework that helps patients make sense of their diagnosis.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 3:44pm

If you listen to National Public Radio, it’s likely you’ve heard about StoryCorps, the non-profit initiative that gives Americans the chance to share their most meaningful stories and life experiences through personal recorded interviews.

Monday, June 2, 2014 - 2:24pm

Cholangiocarcinoma. It’s a complicated word you may not have heard before, but it’s just another term for bile duct cancer.

Friday, May 30, 2014 - 2:14pm

Music heals in a variety of important ways.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 8:36am

I visited my first tanning salon at age 16. In high school I was a cheerleader, and I felt that being tan for games made me look skinnier in my uniform. My friend’s mom owned a tanning salon and always gave us a discount to tan. I even got a job working at a tanning salon for a couple of years.

Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 9:28am

On the afternoon of Monday, March 31, I headed from my usual post as a chemo-infusion nurse at RPCI’s Amherst Center to our main campus in Buffalo, NY.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 1:29pm

I began my fight against cancer in the spring of 2008. I was a 20-year-old junior at the University at Buffalo and a standout shot putter for the track and field team.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 8:12am

For women whose breast cancer treatment includes a mastectomy, surgical breast reconstruction can be key to not just their physical recovery, but emotional health as well.