Cancer Talk

Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 7:19am

It’s become a running joke in our family: “Hey, give us a break. We don’t know what we’re doing. After all, this is our first brain tumor!”

All families who come through the doors of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center are rookies at this, to some degree. Including ours. After all, no one plans for cancer the way they do for college. And every cancer is different.

But still, a nagging sensation remains that we should all be better at this, somehow.

If you’ve been feeling this way, read on. 

Growing pains are present during toddler and pre-teen years, but if the pain persists, it might be something more serious. Our blog explains what is typically the first symptom of bone cancer in children, and provides advice on when to call the doctor.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 3:57pm

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and is also celebrated as Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month.

Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 3:22pm
The types of cancers that develop in children are different from those that develop in adults.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 8:51am

If you smoke, quit. It will be the smartest decision you make on your journey to fight cancer. There’s nothing more damaging to your treatment and overall health than tobacco use. The sooner you quit the better.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 3:27pm

Occupational therapists (OT) are part of the rehabilitation team at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. We focus on assisting patients with optimizing their functional independence.

Friday, August 24, 2012 - 3:25pm

As a follow-up to my recent post on treatment options for advanced sarcoma, I wanted to highlight a few of the clinical trials we currently have open here at Roswell P

Monday, August 20, 2012 - 2:01pm

Soft tissue sarcoma is a type of cancer that begins in body tissue like fat, muscle, nerves or blood vessels.

Friday, August 17, 2012 - 1:30pm

The Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and Prevention Program at Roswell Park is a specialty program for women who have no personal history of breast cancer but who are at an increased risk of developing the disease.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 7:07pm

Pregnancy can be one of the most exciting and fulfilling times of a woman’s life. Although receiving a cancer diagnosis during this period of time is rare, it can, unfortunately, still happen. It is important for women to remain educated on cancer and how it relates to pregnancy.