Cancer Support

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 9:05am

Cancer treatments such as drug or radiation therapies can cause mouth problems by directly damaging the tissues in your mouth and/or by weakening your immune system, which normally protects your mouth. Here's how you can keep your mouth healthy and happy.

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 10:20am

For the past three years, Barb Murak has been an unofficial messenger for Roswell Park patients who are recovering from a blood or marrow transplant (BMT). Pulling a handcart filled with art supplies, from time to time the Artist-in-Residence stops by an inpatient room to deliver a surprise. “Knock, knock!” she calls out. “You’ve got mail!”

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 12:09pm

Whether your inpatient stay is short-term or longer, follow these tips to avoid surprises and make your time with us more comfortable:

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 9:22am

Roswell Park’s medical marijuana policy addresses the needs and concerns of patients, caregivers and practitioners who are registered with the NYS Medical Marijuana Program and the Roswell Park staff.

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 1:17pm

Imagine you’ve recently been diagnosed with cancer. You’re scared, confused and overwhelmed. You walk through the doors for your very first appointment with your oncologist. What’s going through your mind? 

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 3:25pm

A solid ten years of dreaming and planning finally came to fruition only to go up in flames thanks to a 30-minute doctor appointment on the Upper West Side. The culprit? Cancer.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 8:27am

When you’re diagnosed with cancer, it can feel as if your whole life has been turned upside down. During this confusing, scary time, it’s completely normal to want to take action quickly to get rid of the disease.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 11:43am

I hope my story can help someone else, especially other young moms. So many people are depending on you, and it can feel so overwhelming. You’re tired and emotional, but you have to be strong in front of your kids. You don’t want them to worry, and that alone makes it doubly exhausting. 

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 5:01pm

Young adult survivor, J.G., shares his experience with testicular cancer and how the largest, annual young adult cancer convention helped him get his life back on track.

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 8:00am

With Father’s Day coming up this Sunday, it’s time to celebrate all the men in your life - fathers, grandfathers, husbands, brothers, sons, uncles and friends. June is also Men’s Health Month and a chance to encourage healthy habits and lifestyle changes. But men are notoriously hard to shop for, especially if they don’t express their wants and needs. It’s even harder if they are dealing with something as stressful as cancer. Finding something he likes, and can actually use, requires a bit more effort.