Cancer Education

Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 4:00am

The majority of cancer is sporadic and caused by genetic changes during your lifetime. However, approximately 5-10 percent of cancers are inherited.

Friday, January 4, 2013 - 7:25am

When thinking about lung cancer and its risk factors, it’s natural to immediately think about smoking. However, there are other forms of lung cancer and, with them, other risk factors. Mesothelioma is a rare, but serious, lung cancer heavily linked with exposure to asbestos.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 12:32pm

Boris Kuvshinoff, MD, MBA, and Renuka Iyer, MD, stopped by the Roswellness Radio studios last week to discuss liver cancer. Drs. Kuvshinoff and Iyer explain how the liver functions and why it is such a vital organ.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 10:43am

Steven Hochwald, MD, FACS, Vice Chair and Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery, appeared on Roswellness Radio last week along with survivor John Kwarciany, to discuss gastric and esophageal cancers. Dr.

Friday, December 14, 2012 - 10:03am

The spinal cord is one of the most sensitive parts of the body. This delicate bundle of nerves is responsible for so many of our daily functions, and tumors in this region require immediate care and treatment.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 9:06am

Boris Kuvshinoff, II, MD, MBA, and Renuka Iyer, MD, joined Roswellness Radio to discuss pancreatic cancer. In this excerpt from last Sunday's show, Drs.

Sunday, November 25, 2012 - 9:17am

One of the world’s deadliest cancers is also one of the rarest in the United States. About 25,000 Americans are diagnosed with stomach cancer each year, however many more are afflicted worldwide.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 1:26pm

In October 2012, four experts from RPCI took part in a live Breast Cancer Q&A on WBEN-AM/FM.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 8:30am

In October 2012, four experts from RPCI took part in a live Breast Cancer Q&A on WBEN-AM/FM.

Monday, November 5, 2012 - 11:39am

We all know what it’s like to get hit by the flu. The muscle aches and fever make us want to stay in bed for a few days until we recuperate. However, for those who are fighting cancer, the flu can lead to far more serious complications.