Cancer Talk

Roswell Park’s expertise in pain intervention techniques offers long-lasting relief and reduces use of opioids
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 8:30am
To help relieve pain and stabilize spinal fractures, Roswell Park first began offering patients a technique known as vertebral augmentation, specifically kyphoplasty, in 2001. “We were the first clinic in Western New York to offer vertebral augmentation for cancer patients, and our experience makes a difference,” Dr. Alberico notes.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 12:34pm

Most cancer survivors will tell you they have two extremely vivid memories: the moment they received their diagnosis and the moment they finally finished treatment. However, in between, and for people who may never finish treatment, there are many types of victories worth celebrating.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:45am
You’ve probably heard various things about clinical studies — some true, some false — that can impact your decision on whether to participate.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 8:00am
Parents do everything they can to keep their children safe and secure. So when an unexpected cancer diagnosis hits, it’s scary to think that you might have passed your cancer risk along to your children. For almost 700,000 Americans living with a brain tumor, there’s one question: “Is it hereditary?”
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 10:34am

According to historical documents and archaeological finds, soybeans were first cultivated sometime in the 11th century BC in the eastern half of northern China, and soy has remained an important part of Asian diets ever since. Soy was first introduced to the United States in the mid-1700s.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 8:00am
Anesthesia, surgery and recovery put extra demands on your body. How can you increase the chances of an easier recovery and decrease the risk of complications?
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 10:00am
The presence of blood in the urine, also called hematuria, is present in 80-90% of patients at the time of diagnosis. “Some people figure it’s caused by an infection or kidney stone and don’t take care of the problem,” says Dr. Guru.
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 1:56pm

He won’t admit it, but Philip McCarthy, MD, is in the business of saving lives. He gives his patients hope; he gives families hope.

Monday, May 6, 2019 - 3:34pm

Are you someone who relies on caffeine in the morning to start your day, or to power through the afternoon slump? If so, you aren’t alone.