RPCI Cancer Talk

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 7:33am

Following breast cancer removal by lumpectomy, whole breast irradiation is commonly required. We know that when breast cancer cells return after surgical removal, they often recur in the area where the tumor was removed.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 9:26am

The numbers don’t lie. Approximately 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their life, and 1 in 36 will die as a result of the disease.

Monday, September 23, 2013 - 2:34pm

Women with a strong family history of breast and ovarian cancer have an increased risk of developing these diseases. Sometimes this strong family history indicates a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation, making the odds of developing these cancers even higher.

Monday, September 16, 2013 - 12:48pm

As an Associate Professor of Oncology in Roswell Park’s Department of Health Behavior, my work focuses on the interaction that smokers and other tobacco users have with the products they purchase.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 11:06am

At Roswell Park, my colleagues and I now perform over 90% of lung cancer surgeries with minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Saturday, September 7, 2013 - 11:00am

I have worked as a pediatric hematology and oncology nurse at Roswell Park for twenty years. I am also an active member of the Western New York Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON).

Friday, September 6, 2013 - 3:44pm

Cancer devastates lives, and that devastation isn’t limited to physical health. Many cancer patients find their disease has an impact on their finances, personal relationships and even careers.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 2:16pm

Here at the Center for Personalized Medicine at Roswell Park, we have recently been working to identify any genetic abnormalities in bladder cancer tha

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 2:35pm

I am originally from Lebanon, and worked previously in New York, Maine and Pennsylvania. I am so pleased to be part of a thriving medical community at Roswell Park and to be caring for patients in the greater Buffalo region.

Friday, August 23, 2013 - 1:03pm

Watermelon is a great food to include in your summer meals. In addition to being a fat-free and salt-free refreshing fruit, it is a great source of Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and Lycopene.