RPCI Cancer Talk

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 1:06pm

It’s no secret that a healthy diet is one of the best ways to prevent cancer.

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 2:34pm

Video games get a bad rap for enabling a couch-potato mentality. But for adolescent and young adult cancer patients, gaming could be just what the doctor ordered.

Friday, July 26, 2013 - 3:12pm

Many people believe the fight against cancer begins at diagnosis. Actually, it starts well before that with exercise, healthy lifestyle choices and diet. Proper nutrition is a preventative anti-cancer foundation.

Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 8:57am

Squamous cell carcinoma hit the local spotlight last month when former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly announced his diagnosis, isolated in his upper jaw. About 55,000 Americans will be diagnosed with this disease in 2013.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 8:12am

If you heard hoofbeats, what animal would you think of? A horse, right? It’s the most obvious answer.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 9:44am

Cancer is a life-altering experience. The body, mind and spirit undergo a great deal of stress that can raise questions about the future and human existence — What is the meaning of life? Why are we here?

Friday, June 28, 2013 - 3:35pm

Every day, Kristen Fix and Brandee Aquilino, members of the AYA and Pediatric Psychosocial Team at RPCI, offer guidance and support to adolescents and young adults diagnosed with cancer as they navigate the road to recovery.

Friday, June 28, 2013 - 12:57pm

For decades, researchers have been aware of the body's potential to use its own immune system in the fight against cancer.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 2:08pm

On paper, it's a simple task. Just grab a dictionary and flip to S.

But in practice, it's rarely easy.