Cancer Talk

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 1:38pm
Cancer Support

Sarcoma cells spread very easily, says John M. Kane III, MD, FACS, Chief of Roswell Park’s Melanoma/Sarcoma Service. “If they spill from one part of the body into another, they’ll grow.”

Enclosed in a thin membrane called a pseudocapsule, the cells can spill out during surgery or a biopsy, taking root in the surrounding tissues and making treatment more complicated. That’s why patients need to see a sarcoma expert from the very beginning — if possible, even before a biopsy.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 2:11pm
Prevention & Screening

Fill out a free personal assessment to learn which cancer screenings are recommended for you. 

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:00am
Cancer Support
Life & Wellness
Many different kinds of psychological interventions can help cancer patients deal with the physical and emotional symptoms of cancer and its treatment. One type of intervention that has shown great promise is mindfulness, and a mindfulness study is now open at Roswell Park for patients with advanced breast cancer.
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 9:00am
Cancer Support
When your hair grows back, it may be quite different from your original hair in texture or color. It may even be more or less curly.
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 11:52am
Cancer Research & News
Prevention & Screening
Across the board, the IUD is known to lower risk for many gynecological cancers, including endometrial and ovarian cancer, but with regard to cervical cancer, the latest research suggests the benefit can be significant — as much as a 30% reduced risk.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 8:00am
Cancer Research & News
Cancer Support

February 14, known to many as Valentine’s Day, is also World Cholangiocarcinoma Day, an international effort to raise awareness about a very rare but aggressive type of cancer.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 2:42pm

In celebration of Random Acts of Kindness Week, we asked our social media followers to share their ideas on easy ways to lift the spirits of a cancer patient.

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 3:15pm
To help you begin to understand this complex group of tumors, we have compiled some of the key facts, statistics and information.
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 11:00am
Cancer Research & News
Prevention & Screening
Cancer Support
A recent study suggests that cancer patients and survivors have special needs when it comes to screening.