Cancer Prevention

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 3:02pm

It’s that time of year again. Pumpkin spice is everywhere, the leaves are crunching underfoot and the geese are flying for warmer weather.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:33pm
We asked some of Roswell Park’s doctors who specialize in cancers that affect women to share some tips for preventing or treating cancer. Here’s what they offered.
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 9:36am

Everyone knows that smoking cigarettes is dangerous. Smoking cigarettes kills more Americans than alcohol, car accidents, HIV, guns and illegal drugs combined and, according to the American Cancer Society, about half of all Americans who keep smoking will die from their addiction.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 12:56pm

In the age of digital information it can be hard to find trustworthy sources. For any given topic there's a countless number of blogs, articles or videos clamoring for your attention with flashy headlines.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 1:58pm

Many things can cause an itch: dry skin, poison ivy and bug bites, to name a few. Typically skin cancer isn’t the first cause that comes to mind when you itch, but if the irritation persists, it might be something you want a dermatologist to look at.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 8:00am

A team of Roswell Park researchers that includes an ambitious high school student has given women everywhere another good reason to eat their veggies.

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 8:00am
A cancer diagnosis inspires many questions, and in a search for answers, patients and family members often stumble on misleading or inaccurate information that raises even more questions, such as — is cancer contagious?
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 3:22pm

Remember the days of tanning? Only a few decades ago people looked forward to slathering their bodies with oily lotions that helped turn skin darker and brought out a “healthy” glow.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 9:00am

Summer is officially here — time to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather, barbecues and beaches! But of course, summer also brings bugs.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 3:55pm
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.