RPCI Cancer Talk

Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 9:17am
Meet the Team: Dr. Sai Yendamuri

After completing his fellowship in 2007, Sai Yendamuri, MD, sought a position allowing him to provide care for lung cancer patients while freely collaborating with fellow physicians and oncologists. The multidisciplinary environment at Roswell Park turned out to be exactly what he was looking for.

Friday, January 29, 2016 - 10:49am

There are so many important reasons to practice healthy habits and maintain a healthy weight. However, there are also some necessary steps to make lifestyle changes last. Here are some tips on how to be healthier this year and in years to come!

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 12:38pm

HPV (Human Papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the United States. However, some things you hear about HPV may not be true. Educate yourself with the facts in this blog.

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 3:24pm
Cancer patients and survivors struggle with a lot of tough questions. Will I be cured? Will I relapse? When will my body be back to normal? These are just some the questions I think about on a daily basis, but they have an even stronger presence at the start of a new year.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 1:06pm
A healthy body weight is not just about your physical appearance, it is a general reflection of your overall health. Obesity is a prevalent problem in the United States. Nearly 69% of adults and 32% of children in the United States are considered overweight or obese, according to data from 2009-2010. Obesity is linked to increased risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease—and cancer.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 1:23pm
Today Dr. Roswell Park is remembered mostly as the founder of the world’s first cancer research institute, but his contributions to medicine extend much further.
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 10:13am
Roswell Park Cancer Institute is deeply committed to diversity and inclusion, and we are proud of the people, programs and processes that have enabled us to meet and exceed our goals. Here are just a few ways we are helping change the community!
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 9:49am
Yoga for Cancer Patients

Most of us experience stress in our hectic, day-to-day lives. However, a person in cancer treatment might struggle with intensified feelings of anxiety, depression or fear.

Friday, January 8, 2016 - 1:05pm
Cancer is confusing, and It’s hard to find the right words to help a child understand such a difficult disease. While we can’t tell you exactly what to say, we hope these books give you a good starting point for open and honest communication. The list includes insightful and educational stories to help your entire family find comfort and inspiration when it’s most needed.
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 11:49am

One day Barb Murak stopped by the waiting room of the Urology Clinic at Roswell Park and noticed several guys flipping idly through Field & Stream magazine, heads down, as they waited for their appointments. She had an idea. A few days later, she returned with some cardboard fish shapes and fabrics in colorful patterns.

“What the heck are you doing?” one man asked.