As we head into the month of November, Lung Cancer Awareness Month, I want to share some facts about the deadliest cancer in the United States. Lung cancer kills more people than colon, prostate, and breast cancer combined.
As a nurse practitioner in the department of plastic and reconstruction surgery – a division of head and neck surgery– I work very closely with our surgeons and breast cancer patients.
Christine Ambrosone, PhD, Chair of the Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Stephen Edge, MD, FACS, former Roswell Park Breast Center Medical Director and former Roswell Park Chief of Breast Surgery, and
Age and family history can play a role in the development of breast cancer in women. Unfortunately, these risk factors are unavoidable. The good news is, modifiable risk factors exist -- including maintaining a healthy weight and a regular exercise program.
Tara Jane and I have been volunteering in the Pet Therapy Program at Roswell Park for five years. We began this journey in memory of my late husband John.
Last Sunday's episode of Roswellness Radio featured Myron Czuczman, MD, formerly of Roswell Park. On the final day of Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month, Dr. Czuczman discussed the basics of leukemia and lymphoma, including symptoms and treatment.