Cancer Prevention

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. 

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 1:06pm

It’s no secret that a healthy diet is one of the best ways to prevent cancer.

Friday, June 28, 2013 - 12:57pm

For decades, researchers have been aware of the body's potential to use its own immune system in the fight against cancer.

Monday, June 24, 2013 - 3:13pm

Eat your veggies! Eat a “rainbow” of foods on your plate. Eat your spinach to stay strong! Whatever advice you heard growing up about eating your fruits and vegetables, there is significant merit in the recommendations when it comes to preventing cancer.

Monday, June 10, 2013 - 12:19pm
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.