Cancer Talk

Monday, April 15, 2019 - 1:54pm

Coping with a cancer diagnosis and the treatment that follows can turn the world upside down. Some cancer patients may feel overwhelmed by the situation and not know how to talk about their feelings with those who are closest to them. This can lead family members and close friends to feel rejected or unwanted, especially when they want to be there during their loved one’s time of need.

To figure out how you can best help someone on their cancer journey, it's important to understand why they might seem to be distant or pushing loved ones away.

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:30am
The National Cancer Institute warns that obesity "may worsen several aspects of cancer survivorship, including quality of life, cancer recurrence, cancer progression and prognosis."
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 10:13am

Every April, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center works to raise awareness about cancer among minority populations by recognizing National Minority Cancer Awareness Week, celebrated this year April 8-14, 2019.

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 10:00am
“While the side effects were very challenging for me to manage, the care I got at Roswell was unbelievable. Everybody,  from doctors and nurses to cleaning staff, made me feel so valued and cared for during that difficult time.”
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:13pm

For most young adults, their 20s and 30s are for graduations, starting careers or families – not for fighting cancer. Having cancer as a young adult is never on anyone’s five-year plan.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 9:22am
Can non-smokers get lung cancer? Yes, they can; here’s what you need to know. Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer death worldwide. In the United States, more people die every year of lung cancer than of the other major cancers – breast, prostate and colon – combined. 
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 1:15pm

More than 50,000 people die of colorectal cancer each year — but the death rate is on a steady decline, and the American Cancer Society projects that the 2020 death rate will be 50% lower than the 2000 rate.

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 8:00am
Research shows that obesity not only increases the risk of getting cancer but also speeds its development and makes it more likely to occur at a younger age.
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 8:55am
"We want patients to know that we're here not only for people of many faith traditions but also those who express their spirituality in a variety of other ways."