Cancer Education

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.

Monday, October 22, 2012 - 8:51am

As we head into the month of November, Lung Cancer Awareness Month, I want to share some facts about the deadliest cancer in the United States. Lung cancer kills more people than colon, prostate, and breast cancer combined.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 9:04am

Brandee Aquilino, PsyD, MA, and Kristen Fix, LMSW, joined this week's Roswellness Radio to discuss childhood cancers and their effect on not only the patient, but the entire family.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 8:51am

If you smoke, quit. It will be the smartest decision you make on your journey to fight cancer. There’s nothing more damaging to your treatment and overall health than tobacco use. The sooner you quit the better.

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.

Saturday, August 4, 2012 - 10:00am

As manager of the Chemo/Infusion Clinic at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, I meet many new patients who experience anxiety about receiving chemotherapy. It is only natural to feel this way about treatment and potential hair loss.

Friday, July 6, 2012 - 9:46am

July is National Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. To help you better understand, fight and beat this disease, we have compiled some key facts and statistics.

Friday, June 22, 2012 - 11:30am

Earlier this month, a British study published in The Lancet revealed that computed tomography (CT) scans can raise the risk of brain cancer and leukemia in children later in life.