Cancer Talk

Three years after a cancer diagnosis, Mariana Militello prepares for her third Ride for Roswell
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 8:00am
This year the event is even more personal. "The sense of community and compassion that Roswell Park provided me during these unforeseen hardships is why I ride."
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
In occupational therapy, we look at your ability to do what we call "activities of daily living" — all the things that occupy your day: bathing, dressing, eating.
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 9:32am

Like all the posts I’ve written for the Cancer Talk blog, this post starts with my name, and then three important words: Ovarian Cancer Survivor. What makes me a survivor? The answer seems obvious. Three and a half years after being diagnosed with Stage IIc ovarian cancer, I am still alive.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 9:38am

Cancer can change your whole life. Suddenly, everything is different – your relationships, your outlook on life, your emotions, your daily routine.

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 1:08pm
“I’m so grateful to have Roswell Park. It is such a great facility. It’s all about beating the disease there. And for the constant support of Gwen and our family. I don’t know where I’d be without them.”
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 8:00am
Cancer patients have specific nutritional needs. Those needs can differ from person to person, depending on the type of cancer, the type of treatment and other factors. That's why Roswell Park's registered dietitians need specialized knowledge to care for our patients and survivors.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 9:49am

I’ve always embraced a more casual style of nursing; my patients have always felt more like friends and family than strangers. I enjoy finding common ground and getting to know their family members.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 8:30am

If you feel well and your doctor has not restricted your diet, you may be interested in embracing a healthy lifestyle after cancer treatment.

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 1:17pm

“Am I pooping enough? Why is my poop green?” Seemingly silly questions like these are, in fact, important to understanding your body. The bowel movement chart below will help you decode your stool and discover helpful insights into your health. Keep in mind that everyone’s body is different and only a medical professional can evaluate your individual symptoms and observations.