Cancer Prevention

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.

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.
Sabrina Miller, BA, Clinical Liaison, shares 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.
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.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released the strongest warning yet about the link between cancer and consumption of red and processed meats. The WHO guidelines now classify processed meats as a “definite” cause of cancer, while red meats are a “probable” cause.

Tanning, whether from the sun or from indoor tanning beds, is a leading cause of skin cancer and skin aging. You owe it to yourself and your skin to stay safe from harmful UV rays and always practice sun safety.
Upon hearing this question, your answer likely falls into one of the following categories: a) Yep! I’ve been screened and I’m not due again for another x-years. b) Uh oh. I’ve been meaning to make that appointment for some time now. c) Age 50 is years away. Don’t need to think about it at all.

The human papillomavirus, or HPV, continues to be a preventable cause of many cancer cases across the globe. The most common type of cancer associated with HPV is cervical cancer, but it can also cause anal, vaginal, vulvar, penile and some kinds of throat cancer.

Childhood obesity can have both immediate and long-term effects on health and well-being. We develop our eating habits (and many other habits and behaviors) during childhood, so obesity frequently becomes a lifelong issue.

Alcohol is a fixture at most parties, but if liquor is off limits during cancer treatment, there are healthy alternatives to help you celebrate any occasion.

These non-alcoholic mocktails contain fewer calories than alcoholic beverages and are full of fresh fruits and vegetables.

A complex and unexpected mix of emotions sometimes follows the end of cancer treatment. While you are relieved that your cancer is in remission, it’s normal to feel worried that the cancer could come back.

Snowfall is not the only thing New York is famous for ... we also happen to be ranked #2 nationwide in agriculture production of apples!