Cancer Prevention

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 4:35pm

Whether your summer plans include a beach vacation, a long-awaited fishing trip, or just working in the garden, you’ll need to protect yourself from the sun’s ultraviolet rays — UVA (long wave) and UVB (short wave).

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 12:12pm

The last time I visited Roswell Park it was without my sister Elise. I went alone. I was still in the emotional turmoil of grieving her loss. I was very much looking forward to visiting some of her doctors and attempting to “connect to her,” and to the previous life I had with her.

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.

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 1:40pm

Adult women, starting at age 20, are encouraged to perform a breast self-exam at least once a month. The key to a successful self-exam is consistency.

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 4:27pm

The same screening test that helped cut the number of cervical cancer deaths in half over the past 30 years is now being offered at Roswell Park to protect people at high risk of developing anal cancer.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 12:38pm

HPV (Human Papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the United States. However, some things you hear about HPV may not be true. Educate yourself with the facts in this blog.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 1:06pm

A healthy body weight is not just about your physical appearance, it is a general reflection of your overall health. Obesity is a prevalent problem in the United States. Nearly 69% of adults and 32% of children in the United States are considered overweight or obese, according to data from 2009-2010. Obesity is linked to increased risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease—and cancer.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 2:34pm

Betsy Bodie, MSN, RN, NP, and Sabrina Miller, BA, Clinical Liaison, share six common questions and answers about Roswell Park’s Lung Cancer Screening Program that you, and anyone in your life who may be at high risk for lung cancer, need to know.

Monday, December 7, 2015 - 12:20pm

You may know someone who doesn’t wear deodorant or antiperspirant due to fear of an increased breast cancer risk. Are their concerns supported by scientific data? According to researchers, the answer is no.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 10:46am

There is a lack of expectation that young adults get cancer, yet it is the number one cause of disease-related death in this age group.