Cancer Risks

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 10:13am

Every April, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center works to raise awareness about cancer among minority populations by recognizing National Minority Cancer Awareness Week, celebrated this year April 8-14, 2019.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 9:22am
Can non-smokers get lung cancer? Yes, they can; here’s what you need to know. Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer death worldwide. In the United States, more people die every year of lung cancer than of the other major cancers – breast, prostate and colon – combined. 
Monday, January 7, 2019 - 1:27pm

All of us are born with a unique set of human characteristics that help make us who we are, but take a look at your family and you’re likely to find that you have many things in common with them.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 9:00am

Summer is officially here — time to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather, barbecues and beaches! But of course, summer also brings bugs.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 3:55pm
You may know someone who doesn’t wear deodorant or antiperspirant due to fear of an increased breast cancer risk. Are their concerns supported by scientific data? According to researchers, the answer is no.
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 4:33pm

Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in African-American women, who are 41% more likely than white women to die of the disease.

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 11:15am
Ovarian cancer is a relatively rare but deadly cancer.
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 11:35am
Coughing removes particles, mucus, irritants or fluids from the lungs. Coughs may be caused by something in the air, such as cooking fumes, perfume or spices, or it may be related to congestion caused by a cold, allergies or a respiratory infection. In general, coughing is your body’s way of responding to irritation and is usually considered normal and healthy. But sometimes a persistent cough is a warning sign of something more complex, including lung cancer.
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 8:30am
Before you raise your glass, find out about the link between drinking alcohol and the risk of getting cancer.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 2:41pm
It's estimated that nearly 28,000 new cases of stomach cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in 2017. The good news is that this incidence rate is significantly lower than it was in the early 1900s.