Breast Cancer

Radioactive seed localization is an innovative procedure that is used to help your surgeon localize cancers and other breast abnormalities which are too small to feel.

“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.

A large collaborative study provided new, stronger evidence that women can reduce their risk of aggressive forms of breast cancer by breastfeeding their babies.
For women whose breast cancer treatment includes a mastectomy, surgical breast reconstruction can be key to not just their physical recovery, but emotional health as well.

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.

Dealing with a cancer diagnosis, and all that comes with it, can be difficult. However, some patients afflicted with lymphedema after treatment may undertake a whole new set of challenges.

When I joined Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the main things that attracted me was and still is, its multidisciplinary breast cancer team. Here, patients receive a comprehensive care package beyond just medi