Cancer Prevention

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 8:36am

I visited my first tanning salon at age 16. In high school I was a cheerleader, and I felt that being tan for games made me look skinnier in my uniform. My friend’s mom owned a tanning salon and always gave us a discount to tan. I even got a job working at a tanning salon for a couple of years.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 12:29pm

Looking at the most recent cancer data released by the New York State Cancer Registry and the CDC’s National Program of Cancer Registries (2006-10), it appears that some counties in the Western New York area have higher-than-average breast cancer incidence rates when

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 7:44am

As we approach the fall harvest traditions and holidays like Halloween and Thanksgiving, we thought we’d offer up a fun, delicious way to get a boost of vitamin A in a tasty, cool and refreshing treat: a pumpkin banana smoothie.

Monday, October 7, 2013 - 11:43am

Very soon, our local farmers’ markets will be switching out their seasonal offerings.

Monday, September 23, 2013 - 2:34pm

Women with a strong family history of breast and ovarian cancer have an increased risk of developing these diseases. Sometimes this strong family history indicates a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation, making the odds of developing these cancers even higher.

Monday, September 16, 2013 - 12:48pm

As an Associate Professor of Oncology in Roswell Park’s Department of Health Behavior, my work focuses on the interaction that smokers and other tobacco users have with the products they purchase.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 11:06am

At Roswell Park, my colleagues and I now perform over 90% of lung cancer surgeries with minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 2:16pm

Here at the Center for Personalized Medicine at Roswell Park, we have recently been working to identify any genetic abnormalities in bladder cancer tha

Friday, August 23, 2013 - 1:03pm

Watermelon is a great food to include in your summer meals. In addition to being a fat-free and salt-free refreshing fruit, it is a great source of Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and Lycopene.

Friday, August 16, 2013 - 1:18pm

Over the last four years, Roswell Park Cancer Institute has conducted workshops in Nigeria on an ongoing basis to share our knowledge, resources and skills with patients and doctors in less privileged countries.