Cancer Education

Friday, April 26, 2013 - 4:04pm

Roswell Park patients rarely meet the team working behind the scenes – a team just as dedicated to understanding, preventing and curing cancer.

Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 3:19pm

In honor of Black History Month, I want to educate African Americans on the inequities that exist in health care treatment with the hope of inspiring change. Patients need to take a proactive approach to their health care and demand equality.  

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 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.