Breast Cancer

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 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.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 6:30pm

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.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 10:18am
Christine Ambrosone, PhD, Chair of the Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Stephen Edge, MD, FACS, Vice President, Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, and Carl Morrison, MD, DVM, Clinical Chief of the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, joined last Sunday's Roswelless Radio to discuss new research on different types of breast cancer. The three doctors outlined the research taking place at Roswell Park and what it means for treatment in the future.
Friday, October 12, 2012 - 8:51am

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.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 7:07pm

Pregnancy can be one of the most exciting and fulfilling times of a woman’s life. Although receiving a cancer diagnosis during this period of time is rare, it can, unfortunately, still happen. It is important for women to remain educated on cancer and how it relates to pregnancy.

Friday, August 10, 2012 - 8:15am

Parabens are preservatives used in some sunscreens and also in a variety of cosmetic products.  Preservatives are used in products to prevent growth of microorganisms that can cause infection, much like preservatives used in food.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 3:33pm

Congratulations to the WNY Breast Resource Center at Roswell Park for 15 years of breast cancer education and support services!