Cancer Talk

Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 3:19pm

In honor of Black History Month, I want to educate African Americans on the inequities that exist in health care treatment with the hope of inspiring change. Patients need to take a proactive approach to their health care and demand equality.  

Monday, February 11, 2013 - 2:58pm

Understanding the relatively rare and lesser known gynecologic cancers can help you recognize warning signs that often mirror other, more common ailments. Fallopian tube, vulvar and vaginal cancers are highly treatable with early diagnosis.

Friday, February 8, 2013 - 11:51am

The Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) has announced the results of a new study that may change the standard of care for women with advanced or recurrent cervical cancer.

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 11:42am

With each new year comes a sense of hope. An opportunity to set ambitious goals, break bad habits and learn from past mistakes. It’s a free pass at a fresh start with endless possibilities for growth.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 9:34am

One week before my brother was set to study business in Singapore this summer, Dr. Metchler delivered his alarming news.

Saturday, January 26, 2013 - 8:00am

Although rare, about 38,000 Americans die from pancreatic cancer each year, making it the fourth deadliest type of cancer in the United States.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 1:30pm

If a family member or friend is going through cancer treatment at Roswell Park, you may find yourself looking for a way to become actively involved.

Friday, January 18, 2013 - 1:32pm

Most cervical cancers are diagnosed around midlife, but preventative measures against this disease can, and should, start much younger. Let me explain why.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 2:22pm

“Quitting smoking” is always among the top list of New Year’s resolutions. And for good reason. To help kick the habit, many turn to smoking cessation aides, and e-cigarettes have emerged as an alternative to traditional tobacco products. But do they help you quit? Here’s what we know: