Cancer Prevention

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

How many more years of illness and death from smoking-related diseases must we endure before true change takes place?

As a teen, Donna Warner worshiped the sun from dawn to dusk. Eager to achieve a bronze complexion like her dark-haired siblings, her fair skin took a beating. Ignoring the painful sunburns she often endured, Donna continued to tan for many years.