Breast Cancer

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 11:50am

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.

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 10:27am

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

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 12:29pm

Looking at the most recent cancer data released by the New York State Cancer Registry and the CDC’s National Program of Cancer Registries (2006-10), it appears that some counties in the Western New York area have higher-than-average breast cancer incidence rates when

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 7:33am

Following breast cancer removal by lumpectomy, whole breast irradiation is commonly required. We know that when breast cancer cells return after surgical removal, they often recur in the area where the tumor was removed.

Monday, September 23, 2013 - 2:34pm
Women with a strong family history of breast and ovarian cancer have an increased risk of developing these diseases. Sometimes this strong family history indicates a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation, making the odds of developing these cancers even higher.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 2:26pm
The U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous ruling — that companies may no longer patent human genes — resonated across the cancer community, resulting in promising news for cancer patients and researchers.
Friday, March 15, 2013 - 7:29am

It may not be perfect, but right now mammography is the best test we have for routine screening of breast cancer.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 8:40am

Stephen Edge, MD, of Roswell Park and Alfiero Foundation Endowed Chair in Breast Oncology, and Gokul Das, PhD, Co-Director of Roswell Park's Breast Disease Site Research Group joined Roswellness Radio this past Sunday.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 1:26pm
In October 2012, four experts from Roswell Park took part in a live Breast Cancer Q&A on WBEN-AM/FM. Ermelinda Bonaccio, MD, Director of the Roswell Park Mammography Center; Stephen Edge, MD, FACS, Vice President, Healthcare Outcomes and Policy; James Marshall, PhD, Senior Vice President for Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences; and Kilian Salerno, MD, former Assistant Professor of Oncology in Roswell Park's Department of Radiation Medicine answered listeners' questions and calls for two hours. Hear a few of those calls in this excerpt from the show.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 8:30am
In October 2012, four experts from Roswell Park took part in a live Breast Cancer Q&A on WBEN-AM/FM. Ermelinda Bonaccio, MD, Director of the Roswell Park Mammography Center; Stephen Edge, MD, FACS, Vice President, Healthcare Outcomes and Policy; James Marshall, PhD, Senior Vice President for Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences; and Kilian Salerno, MD, former Assistant Professor of Oncology in Roswell Park's Department of Radiation Medicine answered listeners' questions and calls for two hours. Hear a few of those calls in this excerpt from the show.