Cancer Prevention

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Parabens are preservatives used in some sunscreens and also in a variety of cosmetic products.  Preservatives are used in products to prevent growth of microorganisms that can cause infection, much like preservatives used in food.

Just last month, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released updated cervical cancer screening recommendations.

On April 8, 1987, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Joint Resolution 119 designated the third week in April as National Minority Cancer Awareness Week.

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. It’s the perfect opportunity to find out what you should know about colorectal cancer, the third most common type of cancer in men and women.

Dr. Peter Frederick explains the link between cervical cancer and HPV (human papillomavirus) and the use of the HPV vaccine for cervical cancer prevention.

You may have heard that the mercury in dental fillings is of concern as a possible cause of cancer. But, the next time you find yourself in the dentist chair, you can rest assured that scientific evidence points otherwise.