Cancer Control

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 1:27pm

All three of my kids got all their shots. Every stinging needle, every dose was dutifully administered as a normal part of their childhood. I felt that getting their vaccinations was my responsibility as their parent, just like getting them on the school bus, feeding them at least three times a day and trying to limit their television and internet time.

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 1:15pm

For some people of East Asian descent, drinking an alcoholic beverage can trigger a red face, often called “Asian Flush,” “Asian Red,” or “Asian Glow.” But the facial flushing, which can extend to the arms and chest, isn’t just embarrassing—it’s also a sign of a genetic trait that can put heavy drinkers at increased risk of alcohol-related health problems, including esophageal cancer.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 4:24pm

After a kidney cancer diagnosis, one of the first questions your physician will seek to answer in developing your treatment plan will be whether your cancer can be treated with surgery — the standard, primary treatment for many patients. And if so, can you still keep your kidney?

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 9:07am

Energy fuels the body's internal functions to help us perform at optimal levels. When energy is low, everything takes longer to accomplish and seems more difficult.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 12:39pm

If the catastrophic water crisis in Flint, Michigan has you wondering, “Is the water in my home safe?,” you aren’t alone.

Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 9:49am

Most of us experience stress in our hectic, day-to-day lives. However, a person in cancer treatment might struggle with intensified feelings of anxiety, depression or fear.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 10:42am

A clinical trial is a type of clinical research study that tests the safety and effectiveness of new medical approaches. Some clinical trials test a drug, a medical device or a new way of doing surgery.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 4:02pm

Roswell Park’s Spinal Oncology Center offers advanced treatment options and expert multidisciplinary care for both malignant and nonmalignant conditions of the spine.

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 8:47am

After completing treatment, many cancer survivors wonder: what can I do to help prevent my cancer from recurring? If you are in the middle of treatment, you may wonder if there is anything you can do to affect the success of your treatment, or to make treatment a bit easier.