Breast Cancer

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 3:02pm

It’s that time of year again. Pumpkin spice is everywhere, the leaves are crunching underfoot and the geese are flying for warmer weather.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 2:16pm

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, my boyfriend Michael and I were still in the beginning stages of our relationship.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:33pm
We asked some of Roswell Park’s doctors who specialize in cancers that affect women to share some tips for preventing or treating cancer. Here’s what they offered.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 3:55pm
You may know someone who doesn’t wear deodorant or antiperspirant due to fear of an increased breast cancer risk. Are their concerns supported by scientific data? According to researchers, the answer is no.
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 1:45pm
What do you do when — after planning your life and working hard to achieve your dreams — your plans are interrupted by cancer?
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 12:59pm

Like many young women with hopes and dreams, Racine Walton had a lot to look forward to as she approached her 28th birthday.

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:00am
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.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 11:06am
Endocrine therapy can be as important to your breast cancer treatment as chemotherapy. If you’re struggling to take your hormonal therapy as prescribed, we want to help address the issues that are making compliance difficult.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 9:00am

The fact that you live in a particular country or community should not impact your ability to get good care for cancer.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 1:03pm
On a mammogram, fat looks dark grey or black whereas breast tissue looks white. That white area can be an issue because many small breast cancers also appear as white, so it’s harder to detect them in dense breasts.