We all know that saying, “C’s get degrees.” But what about if the C stands for cancer?
Homework, tests, and extracurricular activities are more than enough for any student to fit into their backpacks. On top of all that, putting cancer into the equation makes for an even more difficult problem than the confusing calculus homework you have due on Monday. Being a student with cancer is tough, but with some creative scheduling and learning to lean on others, you’ll earn a master’s degree in “keeping the balance.”
When Julie Guido, a Research Administrator in Roswell Park’s Clinical Research Services department, first learned about Life Recorded, a program that helps individuals become storytellers and record a narrative about their life, she instantly thought of
Until the 1960s, surgery and radiation were the mainstays of cancer treatment; drugs were not seen as a “cure” for cancer. With the exception of hormone therapy for men with prostate cancer in the late 1930s, drug therapies, at best, offered brief, incomplete remission.
Roswell Park’s medical marijuana policy addresses the needs and concerns of patients, caregivers and practitioners who are registered with the NYS Medical Marijuana Program and the Roswell Park staff.