Cancer Prevention

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.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 2:42pm

Last Sunday's Roswellness Radio featured a discussion on the link between obesity and cancer.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 2:22pm

“Quitting smoking” is always among the top list of New Year’s resolutions. And for good reason. To help kick the habit, many turn to smoking cessation aides, and e-cigarettes have emerged as an alternative to traditional tobacco products. But do they help you quit? Here’s what we know:

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 19, 2012 - 2:30pm

Although you can’t gift wrap a lifetime of health, you can help your loved ones stay well with these healthy holiday gift ideas.

Friday, November 9, 2012 - 1:15pm

This Veterans Day, we join with the Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) and Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) to honor our veteran

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.

Friday, October 12, 2012 - 8:51am

Age and family history can play a role in the development of breast cancer in women. Unfortunately, these risk factors are unavoidable. The good news is, modifiable risk factors exist --  including maintaining a healthy weight and a regular exercise program.

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.

Friday, August 17, 2012 - 1:30pm

The Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and Prevention Program at Roswell Park is a specialty program for women who have no personal history of breast cancer but who are at an increased risk of developing the disease.