“How did I feel after learning I had breast cancer? A feeling of loneliness,” said Maria Torres, a resident of Buffalo, New York and breast and cervical cancer survivor.
At Roswell Park, we are specialists in cancer detection, diagnosis and treatment, and applying our capabilities to breast cancer screening is an important part of our mission.
The incidence of breast cancer increases with age and is highest among white women. However, African-American women are more likely to die from breast cancer than any other group.
Motherhood changes your life—physically, emotionally, mentally. But did you know becoming a mother can have an impact on your risk of breast cancer, too?
Although I am a new faculty member in Department of Medicine at Roswell Park, I’m actually undergoing my second turn as a physician at this wonderful institute.
Many dietary studies have been done showing the connection between nutrition and cancer.
In July of 2011, I discovered a lump in my breast.