RPCI Cancer Talk

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 11:37am

When Steven Rukavina was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, he looked to RPCI and Dr. Philip McCarthy, Director of Blood & Marrow Transplant, to help him beat this rare blood disease. As a participant in a study led by Dr.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 11:57am

After breast cancer survivor, and TV personality Robin Roberts revealed a recent diagnosis of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” I was asked to demystify the disease and help educate the public.

Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 3:48pm

Cancer treatment, as many patients can attest, can cause unwelcome side effects.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 4:00pm

New research, conducted with my colleagues at Roswell Park and the University at Buffalo, shows that many men hold misconceptions about what causes prostate cancer to metastasize — and, as a result, may decide not to have surgery to treat their disease. 

Friday, May 25, 2012 - 2:57pm

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and with summer right around the corner, it’s important to remember that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can increase your risk of developing skin cancer.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 8:32am

May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month. To help you begin to understand this complex group of tumors, we have compiled some of the key facts, statistics and information below.

Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 8:54pm

Over the last year, we have made great progress in melanoma research. This research has provided us with a better understanding of this deadly disease and has also led to new treatments.

Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 8:42pm

Although tremendous strides have been made in the treatment of melanoma, there is still much work to be done. At Roswell Park we offer several clinical research studies focused on the discovery and advancement of promising therapies to treat this most dangerous form of skin cancer.

Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 8:27pm

The skin is the largest organ in the body, and skin cancer is the most common of all cancers. There are three primary types of skin cancer - squamous cell, basal cell and melanoma.

Friday, May 4, 2012 - 3:21pm

A recent study in Cancer, a journal published by the American Cancer Society (ACS), reported a correlation between certain types of dental X-rays and a common, benign brain tumor called