Archive - August 2012

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 9:08am
Secondary cancers sometimes occur after a patient receives an initial, separate cancer diagnosis. Stephen Edge, MD, Vice President, Healthcare Outcomes and Policy; Denise Rokitka, MD, MPH, Director of Roswell Park's Pediatric Long-Term Follow-Up Clinic; and Lynda Beaupin, MD, formerly of Roswell Park join Roswellness Radio to discuss secondary cancers. The three doctors discuss who may be prone to these cancers and why they may happen.
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

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 8:28am

This week's Roswellness Radio spotlights smoking and cancer treatment.

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.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - 1:52pm

Willie Underwood III, MD, MPH, MSci, Associate Professor in the Department of Urology and the Office of Cancer Health Disparities Research, joins this week’s Roswellness Radio to break down the Affordable Care Act. Dr.

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.

Friday, August 10, 2012 - 8:15am

Parabens are preservatives used in some sunscreens and also in a variety of cosmetic products.  Preservatives are used in products to prevent growth of microorganisms that can cause infection, much like preservatives used in food.